June 27th, 2014 5.45PM/NSE
The Bank has notified The Exchange of the appointment of Mr. Hezekiah Adesola Oyinlola as a Non-Executive Director of the Bank.
Mr. Oyinlola, a seasoned professional with over thirty (30) years’ work experience in the Oil and Gas industry, holds B.Sc. first class in Accounting from the University of Ghana in 1979 before obtaining his MBA from Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California, USA ( 1984). He also attended the Oxford University Institute for Energy Studies, Oxford Energy Seminar, UK, 2002.
He started his career as an Instructor in Accounting at the University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana and a Project Finance Trainee in ABB, Vasteras, Sweden in 1979 before joining the Central Bank of Nigeria as a Senior Supervisor, Lagos Nigeria (1980–1982). Between 1984 and 1987, Mr Oyinlola was the Internal Consultant/Auditor based in Mountain View California and Sugarland, Texas while from 1987 to 1990 he was the Controller–Manufacturing, Research and Engineering, Tulsa, UK.
Other notable places he has worked include: Worldwide Controller, International Drilling Fluids Ltd, London,UK (1990-1994) as the company’s Corporate Assistant Treasurer in Asia, Middle & Far East, Scandinavia, Paris, France (1994–1996).
Mr. Oyinlola joined Schlumberger in 1996 and has worked in several positions till date:-Group Tax Manager (Geco Seismic, a subsidiary of Schlumberger), Managing Director, Oilfield Services, Malaysia; Area Personnel Director–Europe, Africa, Caspian and Russia, Group Managing Director, Schlumberger Companies in Nigeria and from 2006 to 2011 he became the Vice President & Group Treasurer of the Company in Houston, Texas, USA.
Other interests and appointments he has held include are: Executive Committee member, African Diaspora Health Initiative, (by the African Union, Washington DC-2012), Board of Trustees, Nigerian American Multicultural Centre, 2010-Date, Board of Trustees Member, Vice Chairman, President and Treasurer, Schlumberger Foundation-2006 to Date among others.
Mr. Hezekiah was the Chairman Africa, Schlumberger Group, based in Houston & Paris prior to this appointment.