New Managing Director Appointed for Shell Nigeria

New Managing Director Appointed for Shell Nigeria

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Royal Dutch Shell has appointed a new Managing Director. Mr Osagie Okunbor, takes over from Mutiu Sunmonu, who is retiring after 36 years of service.

Mr. Okunbor has also been named the Country Chair of Shell Companies in Nigeria, combining the two positions his predecessor also held.

His previous assignments included Vice President, Human Resources for Shell’s Upstream Business in Sub-Saharan Africa and Vice President, Infrastructure and Logistics Shell Nigeria.

He is currently Senior Advisor in Shell’s Upstream International operated business, based in The Hague,
He is the third Nigerian to hold both posts, after Mr. Basil Omiyi and Sunmonu.

Oil and Gas Press