Elliot Mawuli OkudzetoChief Executive Officer
Elliot Mawuli Okudzeto
Chief Executive Officer
Elliot has risen through the corporate ranks of the organisation to become its Chief Executive Officer in 2014. He started his career as an Operations Assistant in 2001. By 2006 he was tasked by the executive to setup and head the Business Development Department; a position he excelled at par excellence. By dint of outstanding performance Elliot was promoted in 2011 to the position of Chief Operating Officer.
Among his many achievements, Elliot championed the re-engineering of the company in the following directions:
- The new image and brand of the company.
- Co-drafting the company staff vehicle policy manual.
- The aggressive expansion of company owned stations.
- The implementation of the territorial management system.
- Network restructuring by departing from recalcitrant dealers and, signing dealers with the capacity to maintain high industry standards in retail network operations.
He has also been instrumental in the introduction of our DriveMore™ range of high performance fuels as well as our flagship Allied+ fuel card payment business solution.
Elliot is an alumnus of the prestigious Durham Business School obtaining, an MBA (General Management). He also holds a certificate in E-Business Management from the London School of Economics and, a bachelor of arts degree (History & Law) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of science & Technology, Ghana. Also included in his academic profile are certificates in:
- Downstream Sales & Marketing - The Oxford Princeton Programme, Oxford - UK.
- Investment Management Programme - The Academic Union Training Centre, Oxford - UK.
- International Oil Trading - The Petroleum Economist Energy Training - London
- International Oil Trading - CITAC, Ghana.
- Leadership & Organisational Renewal Program – Jeff & Obrien Training International, Dubai – UAE.
Elliot is extremely motivated and focused to continue to work with his team of highly competent managers to exceed the organisation’s long-term strategic objectives.
Enoch AdjeiChief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Enoch is a Chartered Account (ICA, GH) by profession. Having worked as an Accounts Officer at Unipetrol Gh. Ltd, he joined Allied in 1999 as an Accountant. In 2003 Enoch was tasked to head the Finance and Accounts Department.
In 2012 the company underwent a major restructuring exercise. This saw Enoch being assigned to head the Internal Control department. He was tasked to leverage his experience in finance and audit control systems to revamp the operations of the department. Today Allied is benefiting immensely from his reform initiatives which have led to improved business flow processes and effective customer credit worthiness.
In June, 2015, through hard work and dedication to the company he is now the Chief Operating Officer.
Bright Kwabena AdevuHuman Resource Manager
Bright Kwabena Adevu
Human Resource Manager
Bright holds the Commonwealth Executive MBA from KNUST and a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Ghana Business School. He joined Allied Company Limited in year 2000 as an Operations Assistant and later became the Deputy Area Manager, Northern sector for two years.
Bright was then promoted in 2003 to the position of Sales Administrative Manager, a position he held until 2009 when he was elevated to his current position. He is committed to ensuring the company maintains a healthy, inspired and motivated workforce at all times. Among his many achievements are:
- The significant reduction in turnover among Allied’s forecourt attendants.
- The initiation and implementation of various HR policies and programmes that have resulted in motivation and retention of high performing staff.
Bright is a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners, Ghana.
Richard Abeam-DansoFuel Marketing Manager
Fuel Marketing Manager
As Marketing Manager responsible for our entire range of products (white oils, lubricants and specialty oils), Richard brings a wealth of industry experience to Allied. His career spans working at Mobil as a Sales Engineer, Business Performance Analyst and Business Coordinator for Lubes. He later moved to Dannex Ltd as the Sales and Distribution Manager.
Richard was recruited in 2006 as a Lubes Engineer. He excelled at this position. He was instrumental in brokering Allied’s current lubricant distributorship deal with Mobil Nigeria. His fortitude to maintain a sustainable and profitable portfolio has improved overall client default rates. In 2011 Richard was promoted to head the Marketing Department.
Richard is currently having an MBA from GIMPA having acquired his first degree in Mechanical Engineering from KNUST.
Kingsley Kofi DziwornuInternal Control Manager
Kingsley Kofi Dziwornu
Internal Control Manager
Kingsley is the Internal Control Manager of Allied. He holds MBA in Accounting & Finance from University of Professional Studies Accra, and Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Psychology from University of Ghana, Legon. He is currently with ICA (GH) as a student.
He joined Allied in July 2006 as an Accounts Officer and rose to the position of Deputy Finance Manager. By dint of hard work, he was promoted in 2015 to Internal Control Department as Internal Control Manager.
Coming from a background of Accounting, Finance and Psychology, he is able to set Internal Control Systems to purge the system for the smooth running of the company. He believes in working with systems rather than relying on people.
Since assumed this position, he always hammers, the research conducted by Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) in 2014 report that, ‘’ the typical organization loses 5 percent of its revenue to fraud each year’’. Because of this, he designed systems to promote efficiency and effectiveness, assure implementation of policies, safeguard assets and avoid fraud and errors.
Before joining Allied, he worked with Skanska Jensen International for several years. Their last project in Ghana was KIA Phase II project.
Kassim SulemanOperations Manager
Kassim Suleman is a versatile construction professional with over ten years of extensive working experience in the construction industry.
Before joining Allied Oil in 2015, he had worked with a number of construction and consultancy firms in various capacities. Notable among the organizations he worked with are Antartic Contract Works Limited as Project Supervisor, Architectural and Engineering Services Limited (AESL) as Engineering Technician, Procurement and Project Management Consultancy Limited (PPMC) as Project Manager, and Tacoa Construction Limited also as Project Manager.
He holds Bsc in Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and HND in Building Technology from Kumasi Polytechnic.
His areas of expertise include Quantity Surveying, Project Management, Contract Administration, Architectural and Engineering Drawings. He is very proficient in handling various Engineering software such as AutoCAD, 3Ds Max, Ms Project, Excel, Photoshop among others.
Kwame OppongFinance Manager
Kwame brings more than 15 years of financial operations and management excellence to Allied Oil Company. For almost four years, he was the Group Finance Manager of a pioneer upstream oil and gas logistics support company, guiding the company on improving financial performance, increasing cash flow, and ensuring full legal and regulatory compliance, while inspiring teams and influencing growth through strategic injection of capital from financial institutions, and prudent financial policing processes.
Kwame has also been involved with high profile companies, holding different positions in diverse industries in the West African sub-region. Prior to establishing a long term career in the oil and gas industry, he was a Project Controller of a $60m green building office and retail project in Ghana and $200m office project in Nigeria under a UK based private equity firm, Actis, where he was instrumental in undertaking project feasibility, financing and underwriting as well as managing cost and controls.
He worked as a Finance Manager of a mining support plant hire company, and he expanded the company’s asset based to $25m through strategic capital raising strategies and instituting strong internal control systems that delivered cost savings. Kwame has assisted in raising $53m Euro as debt and other capital structuring projects in a number of companies in Ghana.
He is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and holds an MBA in Financial Services from the University of East London in the UK.
His core focus at Allied oil is to;
- Improved and enhanced corporate portfolio management and capital allocation.
- Establish a fluid investor relationship with stakeholders.
- Ensure proficient financial reporting, treasury management and audit
Makafui KwadzokpoIT Manager
Makafui is a reliable, highly motivated individual with 10+ years of hands-on experience in the IT field. Solid technical skills primarily in PC, server, LAN, WAN, Information Systems Security and End-User support on Windows and Linux OS based systems. Experienced in PC and server setup, configuration, repair and troubleshooting. Experienced in the installation and setup of most standard business and office software titles. Team management and administrative skills in asset/inventory management, process and procedure development and documentation. Strong customer service and project management skills.
Makafui rose through the ranks to be the IT Manager in 2016, joined Allied in 2014 as Network Operating Centre Administrator, with his attitude and working exuberance, management promoted him to Deputy Business Development and IT Manager in 2015.
At Allied, Makafui was the team leader in the successful implementation and maintenance of Allied+ fuel card solution to be a major product of Allied
Prior to his employment at Allied, Makafui was Network Operating Centre Administrator at CoreNett, Head, Systems Administrator at TF Financial Services, System Administrator at Birth and Death Registry, Head Office, Accra and at Barclays Bank Ghana as a Direct Sales Personnel.
Makafui holds an MBA in Technology Management from Assam Don Bosco University, Assam-India.
Also included are some professional certificates
- MSc in Industrial Mathematics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi - Ghana
- BSc in Mathematics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi - Ghana
- MCPS: Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft
- MCTS: Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, Microsoft
David AfiawoLubes Marketing Manager
Lubes Marketing Manager
As a consummate marketing and sales professional, David Afiawo has gone through the entire gamut of the marketing and sales journey, having started his professional career as a sales rep rising to the apex of the marketing ladder as a marketing manager. David Afiawo comes to Allied Oil with over 15 years of practical work experience cutting across different industries: radio and entertainment, banking and finance, advertising and communication, and FCMG.
In 2016, David Afiawo was appointed by Allied Oil as the Lubricant Marketing Manager with the responsibility of heading the lubricant department and ensuring that the department is profitable. In executing this the department has seen the introduction and launch of new and competitive products under his watch. Prior to joining Allied oil David Afiawo had stint with Weave Ghana limited ( a member of Godrej) as the marketing manager, Production and BTL Manager of AdmediaFCB, where he walked in the corridors of advertising, communications, branding, and product launches.
David Afiawo holds an MBA in Marketing from Wisconsin International University College and a first degree in BSC. Tourism from University of Cape Coast.