On the 23rd of May 2017, the University of Botswana hosted the Insurance Institute of Botswana for its first ever Annual General Meeting. Billed to be a reporting on the advancements, achievements as well the shortfalls of the institute since its inception around this time last year, it would see the current interim board meeting with the registered members.
The meeting kicked off in the afternoon, with a presentation from the CEO of Ripcord Promotions, the South African event management company that has bee contracted to handle the IIB's annual conference late on in the year. Giving an overview of the company's successful events, Ms. Estelle Lotter promised a spectacle befitting the institute in October.
The institute's current president, Mr. Dzikamani Nganunu was next. Highlighting from his chairman's report the milestones that that the institute has been able to step over since it's reintroduction after the initial institute failed to gain traction in years past, he gave a clear description of the clear path the institute is on, giving props to all the shareholders who have managed to give the institute life. Most notable of these are the founding companies, whose contribution by far has proven invaluable. He also urged them not to let up, as the institute can only grow in leaps and bounds from here on out.
The financial report was then delivered by the current treasurer of the board, Mr. Arun Iyer.
The penultimate part of the meeting followed, with the president being joined on the floor by his deputy, Ms. Elaina Gonsalves as well as the master of ceremonies, Ms. Edna Dambe for the constitution overview.
Due to a failure to reach a quorum, the elections for the commitee were postponed to a later time, being two weeks after which the membership will reconvene.
The Insurance Institute of Botswana (IIB) last week Thursday held a fruitful seminar whose purpose was to pave way for the design of training methods aimed at producing highly skilled insurance professionals.
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