3rd BOST Boss in 3 years: Edwin Provencal confirmed as new MD

Edwin Provencal

Edwin Provencal has been confirmed as the new Managing Director of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transport Company Limited (BOST), Dailymailgh.com has gathered.

He takes over from George Mensah Okley who resigned late last week.

The Board, following a meeting on Tuesday, gave their approval to the President’s nomination of Mr. Provencal and also introduced the new MD to the company’s management and staff.

“The Board of Directors of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST), after a meeting held today August 27, 2019, confirmed the President’s nomination and appointment of Mr. Edwin A. Provencal, as the new Managing Director of the company. He was then introduced to the management and staff members at the Head Office by the Board Chairman, Mr. Ekow Hackman.

“The Board wishes to assure all stakeholders and the general public that it will work with the new Managing Director and the entire workforce to ensure uninterrupted operations of the Company”, a letter from the board added.

Who is Edwin Provencal?

Edwin A. Provencal, who until now, was a Technical Advisor to the Minister of Energy has held a number of Executive Management positions in various organizations.

Mr. Provencal holds Mphil in Economics, MBA in Information Systems, Nsc in Electrical Engineering, a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from ACCA and is a project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Insitute.

He is also a graduate of the College of Executive Coaching in the USA and has been a Certified Balanced Scorecard Practitioner since 2006.

Why Mr Okley resigned

Reasons behind the resignation of Mr. George Mensah Okley is not immediately known but rumours were rife it was contract related.

Mr Okley succeeded Alfred Obeng, who was also removed from office by President Akufo-Addo.

By J. Ofori, Daily Mail GH

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