HHOG makes new board appointments
Heirs Oil and Gas (HHOG) has appointed Osayande Igiehon as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective May 4, 2021. The firm equally announced the appointment of distinguished private sector leaders to the board.
In a statement, the integrated energy company said Igiehon joined from the Royal Dutch Shell where he served as vice president in The Netherlands.
He brings over 27 years of experience and expertise in the oil and gas sector with Shell, where he held a series of senior management positions.
Igiehon also served as chairman and CEO of Shell Gabon, where he led the successful turnaround of operational, safety and financial performance.
Meanwhile, the private sector and industry leaders appointed into the HHOG board include Chairman of Heirs Holdings and United Bank for Africa, Tony Elumelu; a former general counsel for Chevron Europe, Sally Udoma and founding partner at Gateway Partners Limited, Anil Dua. Others are former deputy managing director of Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, Ahmadu Kida Musa; Managing Partner at Financial Advisory and Investment Consultants Limited, Stanley Lawson and Chief Finance Officer at Heirs Oil and Gas, Samuel Nwanze.
Commenting on his new appointment, Igiehon said: “I am excited to join the Heirs Oil and Gas leadership team and look forward to the opportunity to transform the energy sector; purposefully address Africa’s energy needs and improve the lives of people across Africa.”
Chairman of the Board, Tony Elumelu, said: “I am delighted to welcome our new board members. We are building a role model institution for African businesses and our investment in human capital is a further strong demonstration of our intent. The regional and global expertise of our board members will serve to further drive value creation to our continent, as we execute our goal of becoming Africa’s largest, indigenous, integrated energy company.”
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