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Mr. Anand Bhatia brings with him over 25 years professional experience in the field of Automation & Control primarily with expertise in Business Management & Organizational Development, Sales and Marketing. Having contributed immensely to the company’s performance in the past few years he continues to provide the leadership for PMD whilst ensuring that the Division achieves its goals and deliver growth for the group. Anand has extensive knowledge of customers and their requirements in the Nigerian Oil & Gas industry by virtue of his work experience of over 14 years in the country. He holds a Master’s Degree in Science & Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management.
Mr. Kelly Shideler,MBA, joined AOS Orwell Ltd. on 1st October 2017 as the Country Manager responsible for coordinating Oiltools Africa Limited (OAL) and Titan Tubulars Nigeria Limited (TTNL) Divisions. In his role, he stewards leading the two Divisions towards achieving its growth goals by optimizing the team’s ability to address the needs of our valued clients in Nigeria and deliver world class solutions. Kelly joined the company in this new position following a career spanning more than 25 years in marketing, sales and operations. He has spent over 9 years in senior roles internationally, leading startups in Russia, and China and optimizing upstream operations in Pakistan. Also, Mr. Shideler’s commercial career history includes exposure to West Africa with Operators, Service Companies and Drilling Contractors alike.
Mr. Anthony Nwosu joined AOS Orwell on August 1st 2018 as Country Manager – Wellbore Construction Division (WCD). In his role, he is accountable for the overall growth of the Wellbore Construction Division (WCD) business in AOS Orwell and meeting the Division’s financial targets by effectively implementing a fit-for-purpose strategy, managing customers and stakeholders and supervising Divisional Sales Managers and Business Segment Managers (BSMs). Mr. Anthony Nwosu assumed the Country Manager position, following over 16 (Sixteen years) in various Operations, Sales and Leadership positions in the Oilfield Services Industry. He has spent over 10 years in Senior Management roles in Product Line management, Drilling Services and Sales. Mr. Nwosu’s career demonstrates strong Commercial Acumen and Strategy with exposure to business operations in Gabon, Ghana, South Africa, Qatar and Nigeria.
Tell us a bit of your career story at AOS Orwell before assuming your current position? I started my career at AOS Orwell as a Front Desk officer on Senior Staff Cadre, moved to become Operations Support Officer working with the General Operations Manager and the entire operations team. After the merger in 2011, I become Assistant Procurement Manager. Currently, I serve as an Assistant General Manager – Procurement with the Supply Chain Unit. My responsibilities include ensuring the provision of goods, services and works as well as facility management at the best price not compromising safety, standard and quality. How would you describe AOS Orwell? AOS Orwell is an equal opportunity company, resourceful in delivering objectives and efficiently manage various stakeholders’ expectations without compromising standards. How would you describe AOS Orwell people? AOS Orwell people are good team players, customer focused, innovative, diligent, target driven and result oriented. What are your Career ambitions? To enhance my working capacities, skills and business efficiencies to serve my organization in the best possible way with sheer determination and commitment, consenting professional growth. How do you relax outside work? Being with my family and watching movies.
Tell us a bit of your career story at AOS Orwell before assuming your current position? I joined AOS Orwell as a Gardener. After finishing my morning duty, I used to join the Fishing team. Because of my hard working attribute, I was initially pulled out and placed on direct contract and later confirmed as a full Staff in Fishing workshop. How would you describe AOS Orwell? AOS Orwell Is a very good company in terms of training workers and Quality service. and I believe as you come to AOS Orwell your life will not remain the same. How would you describe AOS Orwell people? AOS Orwell People are very friendly people to work with. And through AOS Orwell people I have my Computer & National Diploma Certificate today. What are your Career ambitions? My career ambition in AOS Orwell is to be the best Fishing Engineer. I have started going to the field already and I have made a good performance towards my ambition. How do you relax outside work? I relax with my family and study some of my tools Manual.
Tell us a bit of your career story at AOS Orwell before assuming your current position? I joined AOS Orwell after my youth service and my career journeyed through Tubular Management and Inspection, Operations Management, Project Management especially the landmark opening of a new Facility in 2013. I am currently the deputy Gen Manager of OAL/TTNL in charge of Supply Chain Management How would you describe AOS Orwell? AOS Orwell is an equal opportunity company with a very diverse workforce. It is also an indigenous company with an international brand. Our pride remain our core values which has distinguished us in the tough market and the main reason we are able to always exceed customers’ expectations. Little wonder why we are still standing strong How would you describe AOS Orwell people? The hidden treasure of the success of AOS Orwell is its PEOPLE. Highly diverse professional background, multi cultured and enthusiastic lots. You wonder why its people always look back even after leaving the organization, such is the family bond that is created in AOS Orwell that has nurtured a good working relationship What are your Career ambitions? My ultimate desire is to emulate the entrepreneurial character of the leaders in this company. That is the spirit in the organization that has created several others doing well as collaborators with AOS Orwell. It doesn’t matter if I don’t become the Country Manager as the ultimate end is the key that drives growth and value creation How do you relax outside work? I enjoy being in good company with family and friends, I like travelling with a long list of more countries penned down to visit and I am a Hunter
Tell us a bit of your career story at AOS Orwell before assuming your current position? I started my career in AOS Orwell as Executive PA on senior staff cadre, moved to become Assistant Manager with management incorporating travel and logistics to my responsibilities. Presently I serve as the Travel and Logistics Manager with the responsibility to manage the company travels – International/Local, fleet, drivers, staff houses/hotels How would you describe AOS Orwell? AOS Orwell is a dynamic organization where quality and staff development is not compromised. How would you describe AOS Orwell people? AOS Orwell people are resourceful, hardworking, goal oriented and purpose driven. What are your Career ambitions? To be available in any capacity and responsibility assigned and ensure that my KPI’s are fully implemented. How do you relax outside work? Meditation and listening to gospel music.
Tell us a bit of your career story at AOS Orwell before assuming your current position? I joined the company (Orwell int’l) as a graduate trainee. I moved through various departments and jobs, sales & business development, logistics, operations, I also gained field experience as a fishing tools supervisor for a few years before assuming my current role of coordinator for fishing and downhole tools. How would you describe AOS Orwell? A company that creates opportunity for personnel growth as well as being a purpose, revenue driven company aiming to be the best in our field of operation. How would you describe AOS Orwell people? They are my family away from home. What are your Career ambitions? I intend to be the ‘go-to’ guy when it concerns fishing and downhole tools related services as well as mentoring as many people as possible to be the best in the field. How do you relax outside work? I read, and I play soccer.
Mr. Akalumhe is a recipient of numerous awards for his achievements in corporate transformations. Over the years, Omozaphue has developed and implemented top-quartile business/people management and Human Resource strategies, policies and processes in the oil and gas, financial services, manufacturing and not-for-profit sectors. His experience in research and consulting has helped him to successfully manage change and business improvement efforts whilst ensuring seamless transition from strategy to execution. Aside from core Human Resources skills, Omozaphue has competences in senior leadership/talent sourcing and development, coaching and mentoring, graduates development programme design/implementation, LEAN six sigma implementation, HAY job evaluation and ERP implementation. He joined AOS Orwell from Pan Ocean Oil where he previously held the post of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Before Pan Ocean he was Human Resource Manager (Technical) in Shell Upstream International (Sub-Saharan Africa). He also worked with Accenture between 1997 and 2002.His career spans over 25 years.
Mr. Akalumhe is a holder of MSC in International Human Resources Management from University of Cranfield, UK, BSc, & MSC (Economics) from University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Mr. Omotayo is an entrepreneur with over 20 years Oil and Gas Industry experience owing to a solid technical foundation in international blue chip companies such as SHELL, Talisman Energy, Halliburton and AMEC. He was the founder of Orwell Oil and Gas International. Over the years, he has successfully combined the role of a visionary, an entrepreneur and a professional engineer.
Under Mr. Omotayo’s leadership, AOS Orwell acquired the businesses of Equipment and Controls Nigeria Limited, Oil tools Africa Limited and Titan Tubulars Nigeria Limited. The companies have been successfully integrated into the group and have evolved into strong contenders in the Oil and Gas Service Industry.
He obtained a BSc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Dundee, UK, Masters of Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College London and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Aberdeen.
A proud Nigerian, Mr. Omotayo works with several charity organizations to champion the cause for financial inclusion and education as a vehicle for social mobility. He is married with children.
Charlotte ESSIET is the Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Director. She is a highly motivated and articulate professional with extensive experience spanning across Business Consultancy & Analysis, Business Strategy, Project Management, Process Improvements, Supply Chain Management, Proven Managerial, Analytical and Technical Skills developed by working extensively in multi-disciplinary terms. A successful track record in taking leadership roles in cross-functional project teams and solving problems. Result Oriented, effective team player and driven by continuous learning. She has been in the Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry for about 15 years as a C -Level Executive. She holds a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Lagos State University, an MBA in Engineering Business Managers from Manchester Business School, United Kingdom and an Executive Professional Certificate in Strategic Marketing Management (SMM) from Stanford Business School, USA.Charlotte has worked on several pipelines in the Niger Delta as an Engineer and sold various solution oriented offerings in the Industry at large.
She has worked for various International and Indigenous Companies in different parts of the World. She loves to read, dance, swim, travel and have friends over/plan parties, barbeques etc.
Gopinathan is a focused Finance & Management Professional with rich experience in spearheading wide spectrum of financial management tools to drive organizational growth. He has led several projects which include relationship building, integration of companies, post M&A, fund raising, and ERP implementation. He is a strong believer of managing organization by financial objectives and team building across functions. Gopinathan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Calicut University, Kerala, India. A graduate of Strategic Financial Leadership at Stanford Business School. He is also an alumnus of the prestigious Lagos Business school where he completed the Chief Executive Programme. Gopinathan, a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience has worked in Finance, Accounts, Taxation, supply chain Management, Legal and Corporate Strategy, Cost Control, Banking and Accounting.