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ND Western appoints Olanrewaju Kalejaiye as new CEO

ND Western appoints Olanrewaju Kalejaiye as new CEO

ND Western Limited, a Nigerian oil and gas production company, has appointed its former senior vice president, Olanrewaju Kalejaiye, as its new chief executive officer.

The immediate past CEO, Eberechukwu Oji had moved on to pursue other interests, a statement from the company said.

“Kalejaiye is a seasoned industry leader with over 35 years of diverse experience in oil and gas exploration and production. Before joining ND Western, he held various leadership roles at Chevron Nigeria Limited, including general manager of Operations,” the statement said.

It said Kalejaiye has also served on various industry boards, including chairman of OPTS Gas Sub-Committee, West African Gas Pipeline Company Governing Council, and Gas Aggregation Company Nigeria.

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The company thanked Oji, whose leadership steered the company through significant milestones and had been pivotal to the company’s growth and success.

“Oji oversaw and led numerous significant projects, such as the historic deal with Shell International Plc for the purchase of all of its shares in Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, through Renaissance Africa Energy Company Limited,” the statement said.

It added that she facilitated an affiliation with Optimera Energy LFZ Enterprise’s 20-year Gas Infrastructure Development Agreement in partnership with Lagos Free Zone, positioning the company as a leader in the oil and gas sector.

“Oji also founded the NDW Women’s Network and Future Leaders Networks, which have contributed significantly to the company’s human assets,” it said.