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Dorman Long Engineering Appoints Engr. Chris Ijeli as New Managing Director, to Lead Company to Next Frontier

…also welcomes Engr. (Dr) Babajide Agunbiade, FNSE as a new Independent Non-Executive Director

Dorman Long Engineering, a leading Oilfield Equipment, Structural Steel, Marine Structures Engineering, and Fabrication Company in West Africa, has announced the appointment of Engr. Chris Ijeli, MNSE, as its new Managing Director. With a proven track record of driving growth and innovation in the engineering sector, he will play a key role in furthering the company’s commitment to local content and infrastructural development.

Engr. Chris comes to Dorman Long Engineering with a laudable background and a wealth of experience that will propel the company to greater heights in the steel engineering and fabrication industry. With over 38 years of experience in project management and engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) for oil and gas, manufacturing and heavy industry, he will undertake full responsibility for the leadership and development of Dorman Long’s operations across the continent.

I am honored and humbled to take on the mantle as Managing Director, joining an exceptional team at Dorman Long Engineering,” said Engr. Chris Ijeli. “Dorman Long has established itself as a pioneering force in the engineering industry with a solid legacy of excellence. I look forward to building upon its rich heritage and working together to deliver innovative and cutting-edge solutions to clients, whilst exploring new opportunities for growth.

In Engr. Chris’s previous roles, he successfully envisioned and executed projects worth over USD 1.5 billion, transforming the face of infrastructure and driving the national and economic development of the nation. Conveying his and the board’s enthusiasm for the new phase, Dr Timi Austen-Peters, Chairman, Dorman Long Engineering, said, “Engr. Chris’s enthusiasm for embracing innovative technologies will be instrumental in driving Dorman Long’s continued growth and market leadership. Under his guidance, we are confident that the company will undoubtedly scale new heights, build on our strong foundations, and create lasting value for all stakeholders and the nation. We have been a partner in the development and progress of Nigeria from independence and it remains our mission to continue being a partner in the evolution and development of Nigeria.

In addition, Dorman Long also welcomes Engr. (Dr) Babajide Agunbiade, FNSE as a new Independent Non-Executive Director on its board. As the CEO of Alpha Energy Resources, a diversified conglomerate with interests in offshore production and mining, he is one of the world’s leading offshore production experts and one of only 13 Subject matter experts globally in Subsea production systems. He brings decades of experience to his new role in which he will continue to support Dorman Long’s focus on making a substantial impact not only on the industry but in the communities in which it operates, and beyond. With the appointment of two esteemed experts driving and supporting strategic growth and development, Dorman Long Engineering is poised to remain at the forefront of the engineering industry. Since its establishment in 1949, Dorman Long has remained committed to furthering the growth of the engineering sector in Nigeria and the sub-Saharan African region.

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