Vivo Energy Ghana Appoints Kader Maiga as MD
Vivo Energy Ghana, the marketerand distributor of Shell branded fuels and lubricants has appointed Kader Maiga as its new Managing Director following Ben Hassan Ouattara’s endo tenure.
Mr. Maiga comes on board with over 20 years’ experience in the energy sector, including senior management positions with Shell and Vivo Energy.
He holds a Master’s degree in Economic Science from the University of Wuppertal in Germany. Mr. Maiga’s career started in Shell as retail manager for Guinea and Mali where he changed the face of retail business with his innovative and leadership approach to selling fuels and lubricants, progressing to becomethe Country Chairman for Mali.
Following the transition from Shell to Vivo Energy in 2011, Mr. Maiga was appointed Managing Director of Vivo Energy Mail. He subsequently became the Managing Director for Guinea, before becoming Managing Director Madagascar in 2016 and Managing Director Senegal in 2019.
In each of the countries he has led, he has built very formidable businesses. Maiga always puts his people ahead of him and is good at motivating histeam to get the best out of them. As a transformational leader, he staysclose to his stakeholders, creating value and inspiring them to delivergreat results.Commenting on the appointment, Franck Konan-Yahaut, Vivo Energy’sExecutive Vice President West Africa said: “I would like to thank BenHassan for his time at Vivo Energy Ghana and am delighted that Kaderhas accepted the position as the new Managing Director. I know that hisvast experience will be of great bene7t to our business in Ghana as wecontinue to deliver the best product and services to our customers.”In his welcome address, Kader Maiga added: “I am excited to join such adynamic team and look forward to building on the strong performanceachieved by my predecessor. I am here to serve and together as a team,let us inspire one another to achieve our shared vision of creating the most respected energy in Ghana.