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Presco appoints Reji George as new managing director

Presco appoints Reji George as new managing director

Reji George has been appointed as the new managing director / CEO of Presco Plc by the board of directors of the firm effective June 7, 2024.

This was stated in a statement released on Nigerian Exchange Group by the firm on Tuesday.

“The board of directors of Presco Plc hereby notifies the company’s shareholders, the investing public, and the Nigerian Exchange Limited of the appointment of Reji George as the new Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO) of Presco Plc. effective June 7, 2024,” the statement said.

He has a record of success in the agricultural sector, particularly in plantation management and agribusiness.

George has over 30 years of experience in plantation and farm management across continents. His expertise in managing large-scale rubber and tea plantations, as well as fully integrated commercial farms and value chain farming initiatives across East and West Africa, highlights his wealth of strategic knowledge and industry experience that is poised to propel the company’s operations, expansion, and development plans.

Prior to joining the Company, he served as the vice president at Olam International, where he dedicated 18 years to leading the development of large-scale facilities, spearheading government-partnered initiatives, and integrating environmentally sound programs for stakeholders.

During his tenure, he spearheaded the establishment of Olam’s fully integrated and mechanised commercial rice farming project in Nasarawa State, which is now the largest commercial rice farm in Africa.

George was a key member of Olam’s global leadership team, focusing on regenerative agriculture and sustainability initiatives.