President Akufo-Addo has reportedly appointed Mr Francis Boateng as the new Managing Director for the Tema Oil Refinery(TOR).
The new MD until his appointment served as the General Manager for Commercial Operations at the Ghana National Gas Company.
The appointment of Francis Boateng follows the resignation Kweku Asante Berko who resigned over allegations of his involvement in a bribery scandal by the Securities and Exchange Commission in the United States of America.
Mr Boateng is an old student of St. Augustine’s College in Cape Coast. He holds a BEng (Hons) Degree for Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Kingston University in the United Kingdom and an MBA from Henley Business School in the United Kingdom.
He has over 20 years of project-related work experience including extensive international experience in the petroleum and power industries working on projects located in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, Nigeria, United Kingdom and Ghana.
He has worked for and on behalf of world-renowned organisations such as Kellogg Brown and Root, Fluor Ltd, Shell and Chevron. Projects executed have included those with total installation costs in excess of twelve (12) billion United States dollars.