Shell appoints Babs Omotowa as Vice President at the Hague

26 July 2016, Lagos –  Shell International has announced the appointment of the outgoing managing director of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG), Babs Omotowa into the Global Upstream Leadership Team as Vice President (S&E).

*Babs-Omotowa, Managing Director of the NLNG.

*Babs-Omotowa, ex-Managing Director, NLNG.

Omotowa, according to NLNG , joined the firm with a well-deserved reputation as a turnaround expert from his previous work in Europe, focused on improving the company’s operations through cost leadership management, assets rejuvenation, organisation culture alignment, change management, commercial creativity, innovative supply chain and procurement management and human capital development. These programmes made NLNG not only more profitable but a strong brand with great momentum that can sustain its competitive advantages for years to come.

Omotowa who was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria LNG Limited by the NLNG Board in December 2011 leaves Nigeria LNG Limited in a stronger position and well positioned for the next chapter of the company’s growth.

He will take great pride and satisfaction in his numerous achievements including consolidating the company’s position as a reliable supplier of LNG and major player in the global LNG market, restarting the Train 7 expansion programme and with NLNG becoming ranked as the number one home-grown company in Nigeria.

Omotowa, who will be completing his term at the helm of affairs at NLNG on September 1, 2016, will report to the Upstream Director across Shell’s Conventional, Unconventional and Deepwater global businesses.

The outgoing MD/CEO will hands over to the incoming chief executive, Tony Attah, who will be engaged in an on-boarding programme until September 1 when he would effectively take over.

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