Aker Energy AS announces the appointment of Mrs. Kadijah Amoah as Country Director.
What’s in the news?
Effective February 1, 2020, Mrs. Kadijah Amoah serves in her new position as the Country Director of Aker Energy The appointment follows Aker Energy’s strategy to strengthen the company’s local presence and management in Ghana. She replaces Jan Helge Skogen, who has held the role of Country Manager since May 2018 and has been instrumental in building a strong organization and foothold for Aker Energy in Ghana. Mr. Skogen will stay on as an advisor, however, until 1 March 2020.
In a statement, the company said Mrs. Amoah’s appointment follows Aker Energy’s strategy to strengthen the company’s local presence and management in Ghana. She will also work intimately with subsidiary organizations, AGM Petroleum Ghana Limited ("AGM") and Aker Ghana Investment Company ("AGIC") in Ghana, two organizations with a similar dominant part proprietor as Aker Energy, and hold directorships in the two organizations.
What are the expectations for the new Country Director?
"We are satisfied to fortify our group and nearness in Ghana with Kadijah as the Country Director of Aker Energy in Ghana. With Kadijah's understanding, I am sure that she will lead with progress as we push toward the advancement period of the Pecan venture seaward Ghana," said Svein Jakob Liknes, CEO of Aker Energy AS.
Mrs. Amoah, a Ghanaian resident, is a legal counselor and holds degrees in law and political theory, a graduate degree in worldwide business, and anticipates the honor of a postgraduate recognition in system and development. Prior to her joining Aker Energy, Mrs. Amoah was a Senior Foreign Lawyer at the German office of Clifford Chance Germany, one of the biggest law offices on the planet.
"I am very satisfied to join Aker Energy at such a significant phase of the organization's history. Expanding on the Aker gathering's 180 years' mechanical legacy, Aker Energy will, together with AGM and AGIC, lead the pack to build up Ghana's oil and gas assets and related ventures,” Mrs. Amoah posited.