PenCom approves reappointment of Umar Sanda Mairami, Premium Pension boss

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has approved the reappointment of Umar Sanda Mairami, Managing Director/CEO, Premium Pension Limited.

The board of directors of the company had earlier approved his reappointment for another four years with effect from January, 2022.

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It would however be recalled Mairami was initially appointed MD/CEO of the company January 2018 for four years.

During his first tenure in office, the Company recorded a number of achievements. Some of which are; attainment of Assets under Management (AuM) of over N880 billion, clients increased to over 750 thousand, deployment of a Multi-Channel Mobile Application that is reputed to be one of the best in the industry and two ISO Certifications.

Mr. Mairami is a seasoned banker. He began his career with the then Habib Nigeria Bank Limited as a Trainee Officer. He later joined the then Intercity Bank Plc in 1999 where he served as an Executive Assistant to the Managing Director. He acquired inestimable robust experience having traversed and headed major strategic core banking operations which comprised Corporate Planning; Corporate Promotions; Credit Administration; Training and other aspects of Banking covering Credit Management, Relationship and Branch Management as well as Branch Coordination.

Following the banking reforms of 2004, which led to the merger of Intercity Bank with Eight (8) other banks to form Unity Bank, Mr. Mairami was appointed as the bank’s pioneer head of Human Capital Management. He voluntarily retired from the bank to join the then Legacy Pension Limited as an Executive Director in 2011.

Commenting on the new development, Mr. Mairami said “We will stay close to our customers and do everything possible to serve them properly; our Customers will be at the beginning, the middle and end of our Strategy”.

In the course of his illustrious banking and pension industry career spanning three (3) decades, he attended several prestigious local and international training programs in reputable institutions across the world.

According to the statement by Head, Corporate Communications, Aliyu Mohammed Ali, the re-appointment of Mr. Umar Mairami is in tandem with the strategic focus of Premium Pension Limited to become the foremost Pension Fund Administrator in the Country.



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