Nixon Shigoli

Chief Executive Officer & Principal Officer

Chief Executive Officer & Principal Officer

Occidental Insurance Co. Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Nixon Shigoli as its new Chief Executive Officer to lead the company.

Mr. Shigoli will be responsible for modeling and driving the general insurance business operations across the country, as well as promoting the entire company’s growth and sustainability. He takes over from Mr. Asok Ghosh, who is retiring after over twelve years of offering outstanding leadership as the company’s CEO.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Shigoli has held various leadership positions in the insurance industry over the past 18 years. He is the immediate former MD of AAR Insurance Kenya Limited, and has previously been General Manager – Sales & Marketing, Customer Service Manager and Compliance Manager among other positions.

Mr. Shigoli is finalising his master’s degree in Strategic Management and Marketing (MBA) at Daystar University, has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Egerton University and a Diploma in Insurance from AIIK. He has certifications in corporate governance, customer service and call centre management, coaching and mentorship and training of trainers.

“Nixon’s appointment as the CEO reflects the Board’s strong confidence in his abilities, and I am delighted to welcome him to the OIC family,” said Mr. Mike Eldon, Chairman of Occidental Insurance. “He brings on board great experience in strategic management, a deep understanding of the regional market, and an outstanding track record of business process reengineering. He is passionate and committed to all that he does and I am very confident that through his leadership, we will continue to deliver enhanced value to all our stakeholders, both internal and external. We believe he has the necessary skills, experience, resolve and values to drive innovation and growth and manage Occidental’s future business interests”.

We wish him all the best at his career at OIC.