Isaac Osei takes over TOR as MD on Monday | 3News

by Stephen Kwabena Effah

January 4, 2017

Isaac Osei takes over TOR as MD on Monday

Isaac Osei [L] takes over from Aduah Darko [R] as TOR MD from Monday

Isaac Osei [L] takes over from Aduah Darko [R] as TOR MD from Monday

The outgoing Member of Parliament (MP) for Subin in Kumasi, Mr Isaac Osei is to take over from Mr Kwame Awuah-Darko as the new Managing Director (MD) of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), Graphic Online reports.

Mr Osei, who is a former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Cocoa Board and one time Ghana’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, is expected to start his new work on January 9, 2017, Graphic quoted trusted sources.

According to the report, Mr Osei has been holding transition meetings with Mr Kwame Awuah-Darko familiarise himself with the operations of the company.

Mr Awuah-Darko took over the TOR job in June 2015 and revived the refinery’s operations, which had grinded to a halt in 2007.

The 65-year-old legislator has previously worked on a number of projects for the World Bank, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the UK Department for International Development (DFID), among others.

Although he has no experience in the oil sector, industry watchers believed he will bring his experience in commodity trading to bear when he assumes his role as the new TOR boss.

Source Graphic Online

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