Lekoil, an oil and gas exploration and development company with a focus on West Africa, has appointed Hezekiah Adesola Oyinlola to the Board of Directors, as a Non-Executive Director with effect from June 26, 2015.
Oyinlola, who was most recently Chairman of Africa at Schlumberger and was also the President of the Schlumberger Foundation, brings a wealth of industry experience to the Board, Lekoil said in the press release.
Having worked with Schlumberger for 30 years, Oyinlola has held a number of senior operational positions across the world, including Vice President and Global Treasurer, and Managing Director for Nigeria and West Africa.
Commenting on the appointment, Samuel Adegboyega, Chairman of Lekoil, said: “We are delighted that ‘Sola is joining us. He has extensive industry experience and contacts in West Africa and Nigeria. As a co-founder of the Petroleum Club of Lagos and with his passion for human capital and host community development, as evidenced by his participation in issues of economic development, inclusion, and mentoring, we look forward to being able to benefit from his valuable guidance as the Company moves into production.”