Nigeria Ropes Plc appoints Mr. Philip Wharton Non- Executive Director

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June 19, 2013/NSE


The Company has notified The Exchange that sequel to the Board Meeting of the Company held on June 13, 2013; the resignation of Mr. Peter Stephenson, a member of the Board, was accepted while Mr. Philip Wharton was appointed as a Non- Executive Director effective June 14, 2013.

Mr. Philip Wharton, a Quantity Surveyor, obtained his Construction Degree (Equivalent) from Huddersfield University. He had also taken part in several in-house & external training programmes.

Mr. Philip started his career with Kier Ltd and Henry Boot Civil Engineering as a Senior Project/Claims Quantity Surveyor. From 1981 to 1991 he was the Managing Director Miller Patterson (Subsidiary)/SIG Plc. From 1991 to 1997, he was the Managing Director CDL Ltd.

1997 to 2001, Mr. Wharton became the Chief Executive Officer SIG Southwest/SIG Plc and between 2001 and 2002, he became a Business Consultant providing among others; business consultancy on Change Management, Operational and Logistics Issues. From 2002 to October 2004, Mr. Philip joined the Aggreko International Projects as the Managing Director. He was the Managing Director Costain (West Africa) Plc from January 2006 to February 2012.

Mr. Philip Wharton is married with two children.

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