Mr. S.P. Lohia, Chairman (Indorama Corporation and Indorama Ventures)
Born in 1952 in India, Mr. S.P. Lohia has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Delhi. He has has more then 40 years of rich and vast experience in the industry and serves on the boards of various companies.
Mr S.P Lohia along with his Father Mr. M.L Lohia started the first manufacturing plant of Indorama Group in 1976 in Indonesia and is the key driving force in Indorama’s global growth, which now encompasses 39 manufacturing sites in 20 countries in 4 continents around the world.
He is the President Commissioner of PT Indo-Rama Synthetics Tbk, the Group’s first listed company and also the Chairman of Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, Thailand, the flagship company of the Group with a current market capitalisation of over US$ 5 billion.
He is also a key member of prominent organizations in Indonesia such as Employers Association of Indonesia, Indonesian Synthetic Fibre Makers Association, Indonesian Textile Association and India Indonesia Chamber of Commerce, Indonesia.
Mr. Amit Lohia, Group Managing Director (Indorama Corporation)
Mr. Amit Lohia, an Indian citizen, graduated with Bachelor of Economics and Finance from the prestigious Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia, USA in 1995. He joined Indorama in 1995 and has successfully implemented various Petrochemical Projects for the Group in various locations including a grass root 700 KTPA PTA plant in Thailand, the then largest plant of its kind in the world.
In 2004, he took over as the Group Managing Director and is currently also the President Director of PT Indo-Rama Synthetics Tbk, Indonesia. He is on the Board of various companies of the Indorama Group.
As an active member of the Indonesian business community, Mr Amit Lohia is a member of several organizations such as Indonesian Synthetic Fibre Makers Association, Indonesian Textile Association, and India Indonesia Chamber of Commerce, Indonesia.
Mr. Manish Mundra, Managing Director (IEPL)
Mr. Manish Mundra is a Management Graduate (MBA) in Finance and Marketing from University of Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
He has over 15 years of experience in Business Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Opportunity & Business Development, Corporate Finance, Industrial and Public Relations in Petrochemicals (PTA, Polyethylene and Polypropylene), Cement, Ceramic Insulators, Fertilizer, Ammonia, Copper Smelter, Copper Mines, and Aluminum across six countries - India, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Dubai and Nigeria.
Mr. Manish joined Indorama, Jakarta in 2002, in Corporate Strategy, reporting to the Group Chairman, Mr S P Lohia. Prior to joining Indorama Group, he worked with Aditya Birla Group Companies (1997 to 2002), a multibillion dollar Indian Conglomerate. He has worked in Grasim Industries (Cement), Indian Rayon & Industries (Rayon & Insulators), Indo-Gulf Fertilizers (Ammonia & Urea) and Hindalco (Copper, Copper Mines &Aluminum).
Mr. Manish Mundra was transferred to Indorama Nigeria in 2005 as a Project Manager for the acquisition of Eleme Petrochemicals Company Limited. Post-Acquisition, he was entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring smooth transition, developing &managing Community Relationship, Industrial Relations and General Administration.
In October 2006, Mr Manish was given the responsibility of setting up the marketing team to develop Domestic Market and to venture into Exports.
Mr. Manish Mundra was appointed unanimously by the Board as Dy. Managing Director of the Company in October 2007. He has groomed a ‘World-Class Indorama Team’ to drive its businesses towards international competitiveness by ensuring consistent discharge of its obligations of social corporate responsibility and compliance with Environmental Standards.
On 30th March 2009, Mr Manish Mundra has been elevated by the Board unanimously to the position of Managing Director of the Company.
Working in Niger Delta, developing excellent community relationship and smooth Industrial Relationship with no plant outages for even a single day on the account of community issue or labor issue are few of his significant achievements.
Mr. Manish Mundra and his team have created “the only successful Case Study of Public Private Partnership” in the corporate history of Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Additionally, Mr. Manish Mundra is heading Project Teams for Fertilizer to be commissioned in Nigeria within next 3 years.
Mr. Munish Jindal
Mr. Munish Jindal is an Honours graduate in Commerce and a qualified Chartered Accountant from India. He has over 21 years of rich experience in Corporate Finance, Legal, Taxation and Commercial function in India, Indonesia and Nigeria. He has vast managerial and administrative expertise in the poly films, engineering, textiles, plastics, polyesters and petrochemicals industries.
He has an excellent track record in Corporate Finance, Business Structuring & Synergies, Industrial Relations, Human Resources Development, Public & Community Relationship, Taxation, Information Technology and Project Finance from global financial institutions in emerging markets. Prior to joining Indorama Group, he worked with Jindal Group, a multibillion dollar Indian Conglomerate.
He has been with the Indorama Group since 1997 and was transferred to Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Limited, Nigeria in January 2007. Having being as CFO since 2008, Munish was appointed as a Director of the Company in March 2009.
Mr. Vishnu Swaroop Baldwa
Mr. Baldwais an Honours graduate in Commerce, a qualified Chartered Accountant & Company Secretary. He has over 29 years of experience in Corporate Finance, Legal &Commercial functions in various companies in India, Malaysia and Indonesia. He has been with Indorama Group since 1994, was designated as Company Secretary in 1996 of PT Indo-Rama Synthetics Tbk, Indonesia (the Group's first listed company) and became the Group CFO in 2008. He is a Director in various companies of the Indorama Group. He has been instrumental in structuring & financing the projects for the Group (including the Greenfield PTA plant in Thailand and the acquisition of IEPL from the Government of Nigeria).
Mr. Christopher N Okeke
Mr. Christopher one of Nigeria's leading legal Commercial Lawyers and is a distinguished and long-standing member of the Nigerian bar.He founded and acted as Managing Partner of Ajumogobia&Okeke, which he helped build into one of Nigeria's leading and most renowned Commercial Law Firms before retiring after 26 years to focus exclusively on his Agri-business interests in December 2009. He has developed one of sub-Saharan Africa's largest agricultural concerns with a land bank of some 35,000 hectares of titled farmland and Cassava and Rice processing facilities. He is now leveraging on his forty year experience in farming and agro-processing to establish an Agricultural Platform Company with integrated global best practice farming and processing operations and to then list the Company on a reputable International Exchange. Whilst now focused on his agribusiness, Christopher continues to act as Honorary Legal Adviser to the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, a position he has held since 1989.
Mr. Benjamin Ezra Dikki
The Acting Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Benjamin Ezra Dikki, was until his appointment by President Goodluck Jonathan the Director of Industries and Services at the agency.
Born on December 30, 1958, Dikki is a 1980 accounting graduate of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. He also holds an M.B.A from ABU. He became a licensed stockbroker in June 1993 and is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers (CIS) He has attended several courses and seminars in Nigeria and abroad.
Dikki joined the BPE as a Director on December 1, 2004 and has served in many departments, starting as Director of Power and Communications. He has also served as Director, Finance and Management Support; Director Transport and Aviation; Director Communications and Capital Market; Director Information and Communication; and Director Oil and Gas
He is married with three biological children and other adopted ones. He is from Zuru Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
The Director General of Bureau of Public Enterprises serves as Secretary of the National Council of Privatization (NCP) and is charged with the overall responsibility of overseeing the affairs of the Bureau in the implementation of the decisions of the NCP on the entire privatization policy of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Engr. Andrew laah Yakubu
Engr. Andrew Laah Yakubu is the Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and he superintends over the Nigerian Oil & Gas Oil industry.
He is a graduate of Chemical Engineering fromAhmadu Bello University, Zaria and started his career with the NNPC at theKaduna Refinery in 1980. Engineer Yakubu handledvarious managerial positions culminating in his appointment as GMD of the Corporation in June 2012.
Prior to becoming the GMD, Engr. Yakubu was, amongst others, Group Executive Director, Exploration & Production,Managing Director, Warri Refinery & Petrochemicals Company Limited, Executive Director, Operations, Nigerian Gas Company and National Engineering and Technical Company Limited (NETCO). He also managed the responsibility of Project Coordination andProject Leader/Venture Manager of Escravos Gas Project in National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS), Gas Division.
He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, and Nigerian Association of Technologists in Engineering, Associate Fellow Chemical Society of Nigeria and a Registered Engineers with COREN.
He is happily married with children and has strong interest in the games of Golf and Soccer.
Mr. Worgu Boms
Mr. Boms studied Law at the State University of Science & Technology, graduating with Honours in 1991. After the mandatory one year course at the Nigerian Law School, Lagos, he graduated from the School with Honours, he was called to the Nigerian Bar as a Barristor & solicitor in December 1992.
He commenced private Law Practice in his Worgu Boms Chambers, (Barrister & Solicitors). In course of his practice, he became, at various times, the Secretary, the Vice Chairman and later the Chairman of the Port Harcourt Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association.
In 2011, he was appointment as the Honourable Attorney- General & Commissioner for Justice for Rivers State Government. Mr. Boms who successfully attended an Executive Course on Public Procurement by the International Law Institute, (ILI), Washington, US in collaboration with the George Town University, delivered the 2007 International Bar Association (IBA) Conference Paper on Human Rights Procedural Fairness in 2007 in Singapore & in 2010 delivered the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Conference Paper on Nigeria’s Conflicting Judicial Decisions.