Feb 8, 2017, Lagos, Nigeria: OVH Energy, leading
downstream company, has announced the appointment of Huub Stokman as the new
Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Prior to his appointment, Huub Stokman was the Head of Puma Energy
International in Angola, responsible for the overall business, which included
managing retail forecourt, terminal/logistics operations, as well as B2B
business for fuels, lubricants, aviation fuels and bitumen.
Before joining Puma, he spent over 20 years at BP during which he
was responsible for Sales and Marketing as well as major projects across 15
Huub Stokman has, over the years and in various capacities, proven
to be an accomplished executive leader in a number of international downstream
businesses, with a history of successfully enhancing bottom-line performance.
Speaking on his appointment, Huub Stokman said, “I am excited to
have been selected to lead OVH Energy. There is remarkable potential for this
business in Nigeria and together with the strong and talented OVH Energy team
and our key stakeholders, I am confident we will continue to build a market
Speaking on behalf of the shareholders – Vitol, Helios, and Oando
– Tope Lawani, Managing Partner of Helios said, “Huub’s selection as our CEO
comes on the back of our efforts to strengthen OVH’s operations and service
offerings. He brings a wealth of international and industry-wide experience
which will be leveraged in driving the growth of the overall business in
Nigeria, with a particular focus on making OVH Energy the downstream marketer
of choice for all petroleum products in the market. Huub will be supported by
Olaposi Williams as Deputy Chief Executive Officer.”
OVH Energy is a leading Africa-focused downstream energy company,
with expertise that spans across jetty and terminaling services as well as the
marketing and distribution of refined petroleum products for retail, commercial
and industrial purposes.
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