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Welcome to Hygeia HMO

Here are some quick facts about us

Health insurance service providers

Health insurance service providers

We offer comprehensive health insurance services to organizations & SMEs.
We deliver first class services

We deliver first class services

We have delivered first-class health insurance services in Nigeria since 1986.
Outstanding healthcare

Outstanding healthcare

Our managed care schemes provide an outstanding level of healthcare.
Affordable health care

Affordable health care

We aspire to ensure that everyone has access to affordable, quality health care.

Our Services

Health Plans

The Hygeia health plans were designed with you, the customer in mind. We have a wide range of offerings to suit you irrespective of class, location or hospital preference... more

TPA (Third party Administration)

The Third Party Administrative service exists to serve our customers who do not wish to purchase health plans yet, but still desire expert...more

Exclusion Management

Exclusion Management service is a Value Added Service provided to already existing clients. In this instance, we undertake...

About Hygeia HMO

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  • 830 - 1700

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Mr. Obinnia Abajue
Chief Executive Officer

Obinnia joined Hygeia HMO Limited as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) In November 2016. He has about 20 years of experience in banking and financial services. Prior to joining Hygeia HMO, Mr. Abajue was based in South Africa and was in charge of Business Transformation for Standard Bank’s Personal and Business Banking business in Africa.

Prior to this, Obinnia served as Executive Director and Head of Personal and Business Banking at Stanbic IBTC Bank. This business encompasses small, medium and commercial business banking, high net worth individuals and personal markets banking.  Before then, from 2009 – 2011, he was Acting Chief Executive Officer of Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited and Head of Wealth Management for Stanbic IBTC overseeing the pensions, asset management and trusteeship businesses.

Obinnia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Lagos and an MBA from the prestigious Imperial College London. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (FCIB), and of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria (FCS).

Mrs. Lanre Tunji-Sanusi
Acting Chief Executive Officer for Hygeia HMO

Mrs. Sanusi is the Group Chief Financial Officer of the Hygeia Group. She has over 20 years wide range of experience in consulting, healthcare, financial, telecoms and QSR industries. She started her career at Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting), worked at Denham Management Limited as an Investment Manager and headed the Investment Banking division of National Bank before joining Food Concepts & Entertainment Limited (now Food Concepts PLC) as the pioneer Finance Director.

She was the Finance Director for Pfizer Nigeria & East Africa Region and Helios Towers Nigeria Limited prior to joining Hygeia as Group Chief Financial Officer. Mrs. Sanusi, through the years, has gained expertise in corporate finance, investment banking, process re-engineering and tax, financial control, mergers & acquisitions.

She joined Hygeia on 1st October, 2013, and is currently the Acting Chief Executive Officer for Hygeia HMO.

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Mr. Ekeno Eyo
Head Sales and Marketing

Mr. Ekeno Eyo is a consummate marketing professional with over 18 years experience in Brand management, Marketing, Relationship management, sales, Product management and Business development. His experience spans across both the Agency and Client spectrum. A Larger part of his career has been spent at senior management level with the responsibility of developing and implementing cutting edge Marketing strategies and business development insights to support and drive businesses in financial services, FMCG, manufacturing, advertising and consulting sub sectors.

Prior to joining Hygeia HMO, Ekeno Eyo was the Director, Business Development & Strategy at Bates Cosse Limited a foremost integrated marketing communications company. He holds a Bsc in Management from the University of Calabar and an MBA from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Brand andmarketingt certifications from DDB University, London and Lagos Business School.

Mr Yusuf Omoshola
Chief Information Officer

Mr Yusuf Omoshola is currently Chief Information Officer at Hygeia HMO since January 2015; Hygeia HMO is part of the Hygeia Group that offers a comprehensive and integrated health insurance service to Corporate organizations and SMEs. Here Mr Omoshola oversees Information Technology, Program and Project Management and the E-Business concerns for the company, he is also responsible for driving Innovations and transformations enterprise wide.

Before Joining Hygeia HMO, he was the Group Head of Technology at the now AXAMansard Group, a member of the AXA Group and a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management with 157,000 employees serving 103 million clients in 59 countries, between December 2012 and January 2015 Nigeria. Here he served as the Group Head Technology overseeing the Technology concerns of the asset managment, property, casualty & health insurance entities. he was also responsible for defining and implementing the IT policies, guidelines and management processes of these entities.

Prior to becoming Group Head Technology at AXAMansard, he had also worked in various capacities ranging from being the Head of Networks and Security to being Chief Solutions Architect and business analyst for the then Guaranty Trust Assurance Group of companies.

He holds a BSC degree in Computer Science and an Executive MBA degree from the prestigious Lagos Business School, he also has many other certifications in Strategy, Operations, Project management and information security.

Dr Nkechi Olalere
Chief Operating Officer

Dr Nkechi Olalere is a Medical doctor who has had an extensive career spanning General medical practice, Managed Care/Health Insurance and wellness. She started out her career in clinical medical practice and subsequently moved into Managed Care/Health Insurance. At various times in the managed care industry in Nigeria, she has served as Head of Quality Assurance and Head of Medical Services for Clearline International Limited, pioneer General Manager and subsequently, Managing Director of Redcare Health Services Limited.

She is an alumna of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (M.B.,B.S.), Lagos Business School (MBA) and University of Liverpool (MPH). She is also a member of the postgraduate communities of Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health and IESE Business School, Navarra Spain. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist.

She is passionate about training and public health issues. She is a dedicated speaker, author, blogger and facilitator on issues of public health. She facilitates the stress management module at the Lagos Business School and in the course of her public health career, has also dabbled into media, producing and presenting two wellness shows for cable television and terrestrial television.

She was nominated in 2015 for the Nigeria Healthcare Excellence Awards for Healthcare Media Excellence-Electronic (Special Awards Category) and received the Excellence Award in the Nigerian top Executives in the Financial Services and Insurance Industry (2015) publication.

She joined Hygeia HMO in July 2015 as Chief Operating Officer where she oversees the entire operations.

Mr. Nilanchal Padhy
Chief Financial Officer

Nilanchal comes with over 23 years of field experience in Finance and Accounting, Health Insurance, FMCG & Retail. He is a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) graduate from the Bombay University, Mumbai India and Post Graduate in Financial Management from the L. N. Wellingkar Institute of Management studies (B-schools), Mumbai India.

Previously worked at Abu Dhabi National Health Insurance Co DAMAN in UAE as head of Finance and control for 6 years.

Prior to DAMAN, he held senior management roles at Baqer Mohebi, Emirates Petroleum Products Ltd, Spinneys Dubai Ltd in UAE and with Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council, at Mumbai India.

In Hygeia HMO, he oversees the entire finance operations of the organization and provides quality leadership.He joined Hygeia HMO in April 2014.

Mr. Ramesh Kurup
Chief Executive Officer for Hygeia HMO

Mr. Ramesh Kurup is the Chief Executive officer (CEO) for Hygeia HMO. Ramesh comes with over 22 years of field experience in Accounting, Health and General Insurance. He is a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) graduate from the University of Kerala, Kollam India and also a member of the Insurance Institute of India. He was previously the Chief Operating Officer (COO), Strategis Insurance Limited, Tanzania, where he was responsible for the various operations of the organization. He also held various senior management roles at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, Trivandrum, India and the New India Assurance Co. Ltd India.

In Hygeia HMO, he oversees the entire operations of the organization and provides quality leadership and superior direction to ensure efficient and all round professional performance of the business. He joined Hygeia HMO in January 2012.

Proven result oriented executive with superior execution skills in building up operations and growing of Insurance business in emerging markets.

Third party Administration

The Third Party Administrative service exists to serve our customers who do not wish to purchase health plans yet, but still desire expert handling of their healthcare finances. We provide the expertise and experience that speaks to this and provide convenience to our clients.

Health plans

The Hygeia health plans were designed with you, the customer in mind. We have a wide range of offerings to suit you irrespective of class, location or hospital preference. Bespoke offerings are also available for that extra personal touch.