Alex Mould assumes duty as new CEO of GNPC

Mr Alex Mould
Mr Alex Mould

Mr. Alexander Kofi-Mensah Mould, newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), has assumed duty at the Corporation.

Mr  Mould, who takes over from Nana Boakye Asafu-Adjaye, had previously worked with the national oil company, according to a press statement signed by Eric Pwadura, Acting Head of Corporate Affairs of GNPC and copied to the Ghana News Agency.

It said prior to his current appointment, Mr. Mould was the Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), a position he held from April 2009 till September 30, 2013.

“The CEO comes to office with over 20 years’ experience in leadership positions in the downstream petroleum industry, as well as financial sector institutions, having worked in multinational financial institutions in New York and Accra.

“He has over a decade of experience in Refining, Crude Oil and Petroleum Products Supply, and Trading and Risk Management, when he was Special Assistant (Marketing) to the CEO of GNPC, from October 1985 to September 1994”, the statement further indicated.

It said the new GNPC boss joined Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in 1995 in New York as a client relationship manager from Bankers Trust Company, where he worked as an investment banker in the energy Merchant Bank.

He also worked with the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS), New York as Senior Associate responsible for structured trade finance business in Latin America from March 1997 to June 1999, it added.

According to the statement, Mr Mould became Associate Director, Commodity Finance of Standard Chartered Bank, New York from June 1999 till March 2001, when he returned to Ghana to be responsible for developing structured trade/export finance business in West Africa.

Before his appointment as CEO of the NPA, Mr Mould was an Executive Director on the Board of Standard Chartered Bank as well as Co-Head, Wholesale Banking – Origination and Client Coverage, Ghana, it stated.

He holds an MBA in Finance, Accounting and Decision Science from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA (1994); A Post-Graduate Diploma in Oil Marketing and Economics from College of Petroleum Studies, Oxford (1989); and a BSc., Chemical Engineering, from the University of Science and Technology (UST), Kumasi, obtained in 1985.

Source: GNA

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