Puma Energy has announced Henry Yaw Osei, as the first Ghanaian to hold the position of Group Managing Director for its subsidiaries- Puma Energy Distribution Ghana Limited and Blue Ocean Investments Limited under the UBI Group of Companies.
His appointment comes into effect on February 1, 2020. A press release fro the company stated that his selection plugs into one of the many philosophies at Puma Energy to think globally and act locally.
“These are exciting times for the company because we hold in the highest regard our local talent, who continue to be instrumental to the rapid growth of business.
In changing the narrative, Puma Energy as a global mid and downstream company is committed to nurturing local talent. We support and train our people well, value them and trust them to excel.”
The new managing director will be fully responsible for all the happenings in Ghana ranging from commercial to sales activities as well as engaging with the government and regulatory bodies to ensure the smooth flow of operations in the country.
Mr. Osei has held managerial positions in sales, operations, business development and commerce in other companies before joining Puma Energy in 2017 as Deputy General Manager for Blue Ocean Investments; the Puma Supply entity and second largest bulk Distribution Company in Ghana.
Henry, holds an MBA in Oil and Gas management from the University of Coventry, UK and a degree in Chemical Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
He said: “Our commitment as an organization is to energise communities and this is a purpose that aligns with my personal values. Without you, our customers, stakeholders and communities at large, there is no Puma EnergyWe have been given an opportunity at the start of the decade to write another beautiful chapter in the story of Ghana as we catapult Puma Energy Ghana to a new height.”
In Ghana, Puma Energy is the market leader in consistently serving high quality aviation fuel to airlines. It is also provides affordable fuel to customers through its growing retail sites of over 80 stations. Through Blue Ocean Investments Limited, it is able to store and supply petroleum products through its storage terminals at Kotoka International Airport, Tema and Takoradi.
About Puma Energy
Puma Energy is a leading global energy business and supplies, stores and distributes petroleum products in 48 countries across six continents. Founded in 1997, Puma Energy has its headquarters in Singapore and Geneva and regional hubs in South Africa, Puerto Rico, Australia and Estonia, and employs over 8,000 people globally.
Puma Energy has a network of 100 storage terminals, more than 3,000 retail sites, and a presence at over 80 airports. Our mission is to energise communities to help drive growth
In Ghana, Puma Energy operates over 83 retail service stations, linking its global supply to local demand. Since 2016, Puma Energy has consistently supplied high quality fuels and lubricants at a very competitive retail price to motorist in Ghana.