In response to the ever expanding markets in the Contributory Pension Scheme, Premium Pension Limited has continued its repositioning efforts toward having a greater market share. In this unfolding dynamics, the Board of the company recently approved the appointment of Mr. Kabir Ahmed Tijjani into the newly created position of Chief Marketing Officer.
The appointment which takes immediate effect is expected to enhance business development and customer relationship management.
“There is no doubt that the pension industry has been firmly rooted in the country” said Mr. Kayode Akande, the Company’s Executive Director, Business Development and Investment. “There is every reason for us to respond to industry exigencies occasioned by the impending extension of the contributory pension scheme to the informal sector and the associated rise in micro-pension possibilities.”
“By this appointment, we are proactively responding to the medium and long-term business challenges that will be emerging in the industry” Mr. Akande further stated. “The industry has been growing by leaps and bounds and we are only being strategic.”
Tijjani joined Premium Pension Limited since its inception in 2005 as a management staff. As a seasoned corporate legal practitioner, he first served the company as Company Secretary and Head of Legal Services Department. As the Chief Marketing Officer, Mr. Tijjani is now saddled with the responsibility of facilitating the business development functions, customer base growth and all activities geared towards marketing drive.
He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS), Howard University Washington DC and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He has attended several professional courses, seminars and workshops on Corporate Legal practice, Telecommunications, Pension Matters, Information Communication Technology and Finance within and outside Nigeria.
Until his present appointment as CMO, he served as Head, Corporate Services and has performed creditably well in the effective supervision of Human Resources, Facility Management, General Administration and Security Departments of the Company.
He is a certified IT Manager in the USA, member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) as well as Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM).