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Bradford MBA Graduate Solomon Lartey appointed as CEO of Activa International Insurance


The board of Activa International Insurance at its last November meeting in Conakry appointed Mr Solomon Lartey as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

Solomon, who has served the company in Executive Management Position for the past eight years, takes over from Mr Stephen Kyerematen who is retiring from active service of the company in Ghana.

Solomon started his insurance career at Enterprise Insurance as an account handler after obtaining his first degree from the University of Ghana, Legon. He then proceeded to the United Kingdom to study at the Chartered Insurance Institute Face-to-face Training Centre to qualify as a Chartered Insurance Practitioner.

He has worked in the London Market as a Claims Manager at Planet Accident Claims and as an insurance broker at Brooklands Financial Services Limited. He then proceeded to work as a Mortgage and Insurance Consultant at the Simple Group in Mitcham, Surrey, United Kingdom and later held the same position at Bryant and Menson UK Limited (an appointed representative of Mortgage Broking Services Limited, Manchester, UK).

In Ghana, Solomon was appointed Operations Manager at Global Alliance Insurance in 2008. After Activa International Insurance took over the company, he was made Chief Operating Officer in 2009. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer, Solomon had served as the Deputy Managing Director of the company since 2014. He brings over 15 years of continuous local and international insurance experience to his new role.

Solomon is a Chartered Insurance Practitioner and holds an MBA from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Arts (Hon) Degree from the University of Ghana and is a product of the Accra Academy.

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