ExxonMobi appoints Shane Harris its MD in Nigeria

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Lagos, June 19, 2023-ExxonMobil has appointed Mr. Shane Harris as its new Chairman and Managing Director in Nigeria.

Harri, as the country manager in Nigeria, will lead the company’s three affiliates in Nigeria – Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, Esso Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited, and Esso Exploration & Production Nigeria (Offshore East).

In a press statement on Twitter, ExxonMobil said the appointment followed the retirement of Richard Laing, a seasoned executive with over 30 years of service to the company.

It highlighted the significance of this leadership change, entrusting Harris with the responsibility of overseeing operations in Nigeria.

Harris has expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to lead the ExxonMobil team in Nigeria and acknowledged the notable contributions made by his predecessor, Richard Laing.

 “It is a privilege to lead the ExxonMobil team in Nigeria and build on the work that Richard Laing has done over the last three years.

“I look forward to the work that lies ahead and continuing the company’s outstanding relationships”

Shane Harris has been associated with ExxonMobil since1998 where he has undertaken diverse leadership roles.

He has undertaken leadership assignments in Australia, Canada, Malaysia, Russia and in the United States.

Harris is from Australia and holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Newcastle. (GBN)

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