Colina Internal Auditors Receive Top DesignationsInstitute of Internal Auditors Bahamas Chapter Celebrates its 30th Anniversary
Nassau, The Bahamas, May 31, 2021 – Colina Insurance Limited’s (Colina) Internal Audit department received top awards at a ceremony recently held by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Bahamas Chapter in celebration of its 30th Anniversary.
The IIA Bahamas Chapter presented its Distinguished Auditor Practitioner Awards, recognizing key individuals at various professional levels who have demonstrated significant impact within the past five years and have made progressive contributions to the Internal Audit profession.
Giorgina Duncanson-Thompson, Chief Group Internal Auditor; Leonardo Ferguson, Supervisor and Dario Penn, Junior Internal Auditor received the prestigious awards that are presented every five years.
“Congratulations are extended to Colina’s Internal Audit Team!” said Giorgina Duncanson-Thompson, Chief Group Internal Auditor, Colina Holdings Bahamas Limited. “I am honored and proud of our recent achievements.”
“The team received three of the four Distinguished Auditor Practitioner Awards which further demonstrates our commitment to the profession and our dedication to add value and improve our clients’ operations to accomplish their objectives,” said Duncanson-Thompson.
International Internal Audit Awareness Month is observed each May as a way of celebrating and promoting awareness of the Internal Audit profession. Colina’s Internal Audit Department prioritized staff education during the month and also hosted a virtual Meet and Greet. This year’s theme is “Internal Auditors: We are Relevant, Adaptable, Resilient”.
About The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Bahamas Chapter
Established in 1991, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Bahamas Chapter is the local professional association in The Bahamas for the practice of Internal Auditing. It is the voice for the internal audit profession in The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos. The association’s strategic priority is to promote the importance of internal auditing as it is a vital part of strengthening organizations and protecting stakeholders.
About Colina Insurance Limited (Colina)
Colina is a diversified financial services company, offering comprehensive life and health insurance solutions. Colina is wholly-owned by Colina Holdings Bahamas Limited (CHBL). CHBL is a Bahamian Company, built on a firm foundation of trust, integrity and responsibility. Colina has evolved over the past 155 years to become The Bahamas’ largest life and health insurer, with a solid reputation for providing insurance and related financial services products that help clients prepare for life’s unexpected events.