Directors & Officers

Board of Directors
 

Mr. Paul Cardoen ( Belgian ) Non-Executive Director, Chairman
Mr. Felix Onwuchekwa Nwabuko, FCA Managing Director / CEO

Mr. Osa Osunde FCS,FCTI, F.loD

Chief (Engr.) James B. Erhuero,JP,mni,OON

Chief Dr. Bassey E.O Edem, FCA, MFR

HRH Prince Aiguobasinmwin O. Akenzua

Mr. William Kenneth Crockett (Irish), FCMA

Independent Non Executive Director

Independent Non Executive Director

Independent Non Executive Director

Independent Non Executive Director

Executive Director (CFO)

Mr. Gerald Ray (South African) Executive Director (COO)

Amb. Nonye Udo

Independent Non Executive Director

Mrs. Ingrid Vandewiele (Belgian)

 

Non Executive Director

   
   
   









 

 



 

 

Directors' Brief:

 

Felix Onwuchekwa Nwabuko FCA ACIT MBA MioD

 

Chartered Accountant and Consultant with extensive multi-industry, international, business and project management experience within big four audit firm, international industrial groups and world class university environments. Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Associate of Chartered Institute of Taxation Nigeria, Alumni of Manchester Business School, United Kingdom and University of Benin, Nigeria, Member Institute of Directors, United Kingdom.

Career experience covers ten years of professional practice experience at KPMG, eighteen years experience in strategic and operational management of large scale industrial oil palm plantation and processing enterprises as a key member of multi-disciplinary expert management teams of the two leading enterprises in the Nigerian oil palm and vegetable oil industry and seven years of project finance management in the United Kingdom. Managing Director of Presco Plc and Siat Nigeria Limited from 1st February 2015. Previous roles fulfilled include Ag. Managing Director, Ghana Oil Palm Development Company Limited (GOPDC), Chief Financial Officer, GOPDC, Director Finance & Corporate Affairs, Presco Plc, Finance Controller, Okomu Oil Palm Plc. Coordinated and executed two IPOs/Public flotation’s for Stock Exchange Listings in Nigeria - Okomu Oil Palm Plc (1991) and Presco Plc (2001/2002) . Special interests in Strategy, Corporate Governance and Leadership.

 

Engr. (Chief) James B. Erhuero, JP, mni

Engr. J.B. Erhuero joined the Board of Presco Plc on 15 July 2004. He was one time Secretary to the Delta State Government where he previously served as head of Service. Before he became the Head of Service to the Delta state Government, he was a Permanent Secretary in the Delta State Civil Service. Engr. Erhuero holds a B.Sc honours degree in mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Systems and Manufacturing Engineering amongst others. He is a knight of St. Mulumba (KSM) .

 

Mr Osa Osunde

Mr. Osunde is a Chartered Stockbroker and presently the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Finance Company Limited. He holds a HND in Accountancy and a Fellowship of the chartered Institute of Stockbrokers. He is also a council member of the same institute. An experienced capital market operator, he is a council member of The Nigerian Stock Exchange. He is a member of Board of many other Companies. He joined the Board of Presco Plc in May 2003.

 

Chief Bassey Edem                            

Chief Bassey E.O. Edem, MFR, is an administrator, Chartered Accountant and an Agri-Business Magnet. He hold a Diploma in Accountancy from Yaba College of Technology, a Bachelor of Science (B.SC.)Degree in Accounting from University of Lagos and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree From the University of Calabar. He worked with the United Africa Company of Nigeria (UACN) Plc. In November 1979, he was transferred to Pamol (Nigeria) Limited, Promoted Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer 1982- and appointed Vice Chairman MD/CEO of the company from where he voluntarily retired in 2006. He was also an Executive Director of Dunlop Nigeria Plc (the parent company of Pamol Nigerian Ltd.) Chief Edem won the Unilever International Managing Director of the year Award in 1988. Chief Bassey E. O. Edem is a fellow of Chartered Association of certified Accountants (FCCA) UK; Fellow of the institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (FCIS) UK, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and Alumnus of The Lagos Business School (CEP-1994). He was appointed as a director of Presco Plc December 6, 2013.

 

Mr. William Kenneth Crockett, DBS, BBS, FCMA, CGMA.                           

Mr. William, Kenneth Crockett is a Global Chartered Management Account and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He is a former Council Member of the Institute in the Republic of Ireland and former President of the institute's Cork and Kerry region and Business graduate from the National University of Ireland, University College, Cork. Prior to joining Presco Plc as Chief Financial Officer he was Financial Director of PW Nigeria Ltd, an Irish Civil Engineering, Construction and Mining company based in Nigeria. Prior to that he was Financial Director of Minteq Europe Limited, (a subsidiary of Mineral Technologies Inc.), Manufacturers and Distributors of Refractory Products for the still industry. His area of responsibility covered Europe, Middle East, Russia, Turkey and South Africa. Before joining Minteq Europe Limited he was Financial Manager of PW Ghana Limited and Irish Mining Civil Engineering and Construction company. Previous positions include Financial Controller & Company Secretary of Peter France and Manford Clothing Ireland, Group Internal Auditor for O.K.R. Group (Burgerking), Resturants in Ireland, Finance and Administration Manager at F.H. Thompson & Sons Limited, Bakers, Ireland and Branch Accountant and Credit Controller at Chadwiscks limited, Builders Merchants, (Grafton Group Plc), Ireland.

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