CEO Today - Africa Awards 2023

68 | Nigeria Akin Akinfemiwa “We are committed to be at the forefront of providing sustainable power generation using a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plant – a safe, clean and efficient mode of generating power.” COMPANY PROFILE Geregu power Plc is a power generation company registered and domiciled at Itobe – Ajaokuta Express Road, Ajaokuta, Kogi State and its corporate office is situated at 13 Walter Carrington Crescent Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. The Geregu Power Plant was constructed by the Federal Government of Nigeria and commissioned into service on the 16th February 2007 to generate electric power and supply to the National Grid managed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). The Plant is owned and operated by Amperion Power Distribution Company Limited holding an 80% stake and 20% retained by Federal Government of Nigeria (jointly held by Bureau of Public Enterprise and Ministry of Finance Incorporated). Mr. Akin Akinfemiwa is the Chief Executive Officer of Geregu Power Plc and he is responsible for the overall strategic leadership, direction and expansion for the business. He coordinates the formulation, review and implementation of the organization’s strategy, goals and objectives. Akin serves as a Director on the Board of Amperion Power Distribution Limited and Geregu Power Plc. Mr. Akinfemiwa is a seasoned and experienced International Petroleum Products Trader and Energy Professional with focus on power generation, oil and oil products futures, swaps and derivatives trading responsibilities with a career spanning over 22 years locally and internationally. He was previously Group CEO of Forte Oil Plc, a leading public listed downstream Oil & Gas company in Nigeria with over 450 retail outlets spread across Nigeria for 8 years where he led the company’s transformation plans and successfully turned around a moribund company to a vibrant profit-making entity. CEO of Geregu Power Plc

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