GNPC names deputy CEO duo

Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has appointed two Deputy Chief Executives for Exploration & Production and Commercial and Corporate Services.

GNPC said on Thursday that the appointments are a part of the continuous roll-out of GNPC’s evolving organizational structure in line with corporate strategy and future direction.

GNPC named Thomas Manu as its Deputy Chief Executive for Exploration & Production. He will oversee Projects, Geosciences, Engineering and Research Technology & Development directorates.

Manu had over 25 years of upstream oil and gas industry experience before he was appointed as Director of Operations at GNPC.

His areas of technical expertise include interpretation of seismic and geological datasets, basin analysis, prospect definition, exploration concepts and field development.

New Deputy Chief Executive for Commercial and Corporate Services is Kwame Ntow Amoah, who will oversee the Commercial, Finance, and Human Resource directorates, and the Facilities and Procurement departments.

GNPC stated that, before this appointment, Amoah was the manager of Corporate Strategy and New Business Department at GNPC with 25 years of experience in corporate strategy formulation and negotiating oil and gas agreements under his belt.

He has worked on many high-level committees, including the Presidential Committee on the National Petroleum Policy (2008) and chairing the National Gas Pricing Policy Committee (2011). He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors for GNPC-Technip Engineering Services Limited.

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