Elliot Mawuli OkudzetoChief Executive Officer
Elliot Mawuli Okudzeto
Chief Executive Officer
Elliot brings to the board of Allied, sixteen (16) years of industry experience in the areas of Operations, Business Development and Strategic Management.
He drives the overall corporate strategic objectives of the organisation towards the achievement of long term profitability.
Elliot has risen through the corporate ranks of the organization to become its Chief Executive Officer since 2014. He started his career as an Operations Assistant in 2001. By 2006 he was tasked by the Board to set up 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.
Elliot is an alumnus of the prestigious Durham Business School and holds an MBA Degree. 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:
- International Oil Trading 2008 – The Petroleum Economist Energy Training – London
- International Oil Trading 2010 – CITAC, Ghana
- Executive Management & Leadership Development Program 2011 – Jeff & Obrien Training International, Dubai – UAE
- Investment Management Programme 2016 – The Academic Union Training Centre – Oxford
- Outstanding leadership 2018 – IIGD, Ghana- South Africa & Outstanding Leadership Forum
- Corporate Governance & Director Duties Excellence 2019 – Synnex - South Africa
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 has over 20 years working experience in the downstream petroleum industry. He is an HR practitioner with specialization in the areas of recruitment, talent management and conflict resolution. He has also been involved in major policy reviews and corporate restructuring processes. He has undertaken a number of research activities aimed at identifying areas that need attention and to make the necessary decisions to tackle the issues appropriately.
Bright joined Allied Oil Company Limited in year 2000 as an Operations Assistant and was later moved to Kumasi to serve as Assistant to the Area Manager, Northern Sector. By dint of hard work, he was promoted to the position of Sales Administration Manager in 2003, a position he held until 2009 when he was elevated to the current position. During this period, Bright contributed immensely in satisfying and retaining existing customers as well as attracting new ones. No doubt, the company had its largest dealer outlets during this period.
As the Head of Human Resource Management, Bright has transformed the HR department from merely performing operational HR and administrative functions to that of strategic HR Management functions. He has initiated and implemented various HR policies and programs that have resulted in motivation and retention of high performing staff of the company. He has also ensured significant reduction in turnover among Allied’s Forecourt Attendants.
Bright holds the Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, and BSc degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Ghana Business School. He has Post Graduate Marketing Diploma (CIM, UK) from Academy of Business Administration. He is a member of Chartered Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners (CIHRM), Ghana. He is also a product of Bishop Herman College, Kpando.
Richard Abeam-DansoMarketing 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 currently holds an MBA from GIMPA having acquired his first degree in Mechanical Engineering from KNUST.
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
Prosper FialeseshieInternal Control Manager
Internal Control Manager
Prosper Fialeseshie is a qualified chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant (Ghana) with over 10 years proven experience in finance, audit, accounting, treasury and risk management in the Oil and Gas industry.
He spent the last eight years in various capacity at Allied Oil Company limited and by dint of hard work, experience and perseverance rose to the position of Head of Internal Control Department.
Prior to this position, he served as a Deputy Finance Manager where he was instrumental in the transformation of the sales order processes from manual to an all-inclusive automated system commencing from raising of requisitions through placing of orders to invoicing and instituting controls on receivables.
Prosper managed the entire receivable section of the finance department, a function he performed exemplary.
He was also the deputy Internal Control Manager of Allied Oil Company Limited and as part of the team played a pivotal role in ensuring timely and accurate completion of audit plan, recommended and reviewed policies and procedures in order to improve operations as well as internal controls.
Apart from being a Certified Chartered Accountant (ICA, GH) in good standing,
Mr. Fialeseshie also holds;
- MSc in Accounting and Finance, University of Ghana, Legon.
- Bachelor of Commerce (B.COM), University of Cape Coast.
- Chartered Diploma in Forensic Auditing, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana.
- Chartered Diploma in Treasury and Risk Management, Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana.
- Specialist Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management Institute (ERMI)