Oil and Gas giants, Total Nigeria Plc, has announced the approval of the appointment of Dr. Samba Seye as the new Managing Director.
The press release made known today by the Company Secretary, Bunmi Popoola-Mordi and published on the NGX platform, also stated that Dr. Seye is replacing the former MD, Mr. Imrane Barry, “…who has been reassigned to TotalEnergies SE Headquarters in Paris.”
The publication also gave a detailed career growth of the new MD showing experiences that cut across different players in the industry and also a stint with lecturing in the institute where was trained.
The appointment would take effect from tomorrow, 1st September, 2021, the publication said.
Profiling Dr. Seye’s career path, the report read in part, “Dr. Seye holds a Doctorate Degree in Engineering from the University of Sciences and Techniques of Lille, France, where he worked as an assistant lecturer from 1990 until 1993 when he joined Shell working in various capacities before joining Total Marketing and Services in 2014 as a Project Manager in the Strategy Department.
“In 2015, he was appointed Deputy Executive Vice President, West Africa, a position he held until his appointment as Vice President Specialties/General Trade Total MS /Africa, in 2016.
“Thereafter, he was appointed Executive Vice President West Africa, Total MS /Africa, in 2017.
“He has been a member of TotalEnergies SE Ethics Committee since 2019.”
The announcement concluded by stating that the new MD “…is a thorough-bred professional with experience across several countries.”
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