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Governance policies and standards
AXA Mansard Insurance Plc (“the Group”) has consistently developed corporate policies and standards to encourage good and transparent corporate governance framework to avoid potential conflicts of interest between all stakeholders whilst promoting ethical business practices. This is the foundation of our history, values and culture as a Company for building and sustaining an endurable institution that guarantees profitability and professionalism whilst enhancing shareholders’ value.
As a public quoted company, the Company always strives to carry out its business operations on the principles of integrity and professionalism whilst enhancing shareholders’ value through transparent conduct with the adoption and application of local regulatory standards as well as international best practices in corporate governance, service delivery.
In order to ensure consistency in its practice of good corporate governance, the Company continuously reviews its practice to align with the various applicable Codes of Corporate Governance such as the SEC Code and the NAICOM Code with particular reference to compliance, disclosures and structure. Furthermore, an annual board appraisal is conducted by an Independent Consultant appointed by the Company whose report is submitted to NAICOM and presented to shareholders at the Annual General Meeting of the Company in compliance with the recommendation of the NAICOM Code of Corporate Governance.
The Governance Structure
The governance of the Company resides with the Board of Directors who is accountable to shareholders for creating and delivering sustainable value through the effective management of the Company. The Board of Directors is responsible for the efficient operation of the Company and to ensure the Company fully discharges its legal, financial and regulatory responsibilities.
The Board also reviews corporate performance, monitors the implementation of corporate strategy and sets the Company’s performance objectives. The Board monitors the effectiveness of its governance practices, manages potential conflict and provides general direction to Management. These oversight functions of the Board of Directors are exercised through its various Committees. The Board has four (4) Committees to ensure the proper management and direction of the Company via interactive dialogue.