Vivo Energy Ghana, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants, has appointed Mr. Ebenezer Faulkner as Managing Director with effect from 21st November 2014.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Ebenezer Faulkner was the Head of Supply & Distribution for the Vivo Energy Group. He has over 20 years of experience in the oil industry with a specialty in supply and distribution. He first worked with ExxonMobil where he has over 14 years of experience in various senior positions including West Africa Operations Manager and General Manager in Gabon, Chad and Liberia.
Mr. Faulkner joined Shell in 2005 as Cluster Distribution Manager Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mali and Burkina Faso. He then became Cluster Distribution Manager for Senegal, Guinea, Mali and Gambia. In 2008, he was appointed Managing Director for Shell Senegal, a role he held for five years until he became Head of Distribution Vivo Energy in April 2013. In August this year, Mr. Faulkner combined this role with acting Managing Director Vivo Energy Ghana.
Mr. Faulkner said “I am excited at the opportunity to return to Ghana and steward Vivo Energy operations in Ghana; and I look forward to working with the team and all stakeholders to further strengthen our business and grow our market leadership in the oil marketing industry”.
About Vivo Energy Ghana
Vivo Energy Ghana, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants, was established in 2013. The Shell brand has been in Ghana for 85 years. Vivo Energy Ghana has a storage capacity of 11,000 m³ and 141 retail stations with a majority offering of Shell Cards and convenience retailing stores. Vivo Energy Ghana employs 135 people but the business provides indirect employment to over 1000 people. The company is recognised as the leader in the oil industry especially championing and setting standards for safety in sales and distribution.
Vivo Energy operates in retail; commercial fuels (marine, mining and aviation through Vitol Aviation); liquefied petroleum gas and lubricants in Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mauritius, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Tunisia and Uganda.
The company employs around 2,100 people and operates 1,470 retail stations under the Shell brand and has access to approximately 900,000 cubic meters of fuel storage capacity. Shell and Vivo Lubricants will have blending capacity of around 91,000 metric tons at plants in seven countries (Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal) producing Shell branded lubricants.
Vivo Energy Ghana : Corporate Communications Manager
Shirley Tony Kum
Telephone : +233 540116600
Email : [email protected]