Every year, Allianz Life Ghana holds a Sales Awards ceremony to recognize and reward its diligent and productive sales force who continue to contribute to the success and progress of the company.
On Friday, February 26, 2021, the 2020 Sales Awards ceremony was held virtually in order to comply with Covid-19 safety protocols.
Multiple-award-winning businessman Prince Kofi Amoabeng was the special guest of honour at the event which had both staff and sales force in attendance.
Mr. Amoabeng who recounted his journey from the military to becoming a renowned businessman stated that the secret to having a great relationship between employer and employees is respect.
“If you respect your employees and show them that you care for their needs, they will in turn respect you and give off their utmost best,” he said.
Cash awards and certificates were presented to both sales staff and sales executives who recorded the highest premiums in 2020. These were presented to them by members of the Executive Management of Allianz Life.
In the Mid-Income category, which refers to the part of the business that serves the salaried or the middle-income class, Dennis Atuahene recorded the highest premiums among the Senior Sales Managers, with Castro Yao Aziebu achieving the highest premiums amongst Sales Managers.
Nana Asare Bediako recorded the highest premiums in this same league for Junior Sales Managers with Ebenezer Oduro doing same amongst Team Leaders.
Similarly, for Sales Executives in this Mid-Income league, the top 10 with the highest premiums were also rewarded. Success Gyasiwaa and Monica Mensah came in first and second place respectively. The third, fourth and fifth places were won by Mercy Darkwaa Aboagye, Sampson Oduro and Winfred Perseus Adorku in that order.
Ebenezer Frimpong Owusu, Joyce Higgeth Mensah, Andrews Kusi, Kwadwo Takyi Ahenkan and Rita Appiah came in sixth to tenth places respectively.
The Persistency League, which is a league to reward top Sales Executives who have been with the company since its inception, was won by Evans Nyinaku, who was followed by Christiana Edinam Amegah.
In the Emerging Consumer category which serves the Microinsurance market, four Sales Executives who grossed the highest premiums for 2020 were also rewarded. Fredrick Atiemo won first place with Joseph Nii Ayikai Okine in second place. Comfort Fremah and Lydia Owusu Afriyie came third and fourth respectively.
Allianz Life’s Chief Retail and Marketing Officer, Jane Kitome, expressed her gratitude to the sales team for their dedication and hard work
She congratulated and encouraged all the award winners and urged all others to put in their best.
Also in attendance was the Head of Agency for Allianz Africa, Amine Elkernighi who expressed his delight at the achievement of the sales force and wished them well for 2021.
CEO of Allianz Life Ghana, Gideon Ataraire, in his speech said: “This is the day for us to celebrate our heroes. A day to reward the hard work and excellence of this great sales team that was able to make great strides especially during the COVID-19 pandemic with all its limitations.”