InterMoor, an Acteon company, has appointed Folabi Bolatiwa as general manager in Nigeria. Bolatiwa will be responsible for overseeing the company’s continued growth in the region.
Bolatiwa joined InterMoor in 2007 as an engineer and has more than 10 years of experience in the offshore oil and gas industry, gained in engineering, operations and management roles. He served as InterMoor’s Gulf of Guinea operations manager and helped launch the business in Nigeria. Bolatiwa spent the last eight years working in Africa; in Angola as an engineer and a specialist in the co-ordination of mobile offshore drilling units (MODU) and floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel mooring systems installations, repairs, maintenance and recovery, and in Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and Ghana in an operations capacity. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor of science degree in marine engineering in 2006.
“I am looking forward to working alongside InterMoor’s West Africa regional manager and West Africa controller, and overseeing the commercial, business development and operations side of InterMoor’s current joint venture in Nigeria,” said Bolatiwa. “Additionally, I will be focused on continuing the successful growth of InterMoor’s presence in the region.”
InterMoor is a provider of integrated solutions that include the design, provision and installation of both temporary and permanent moorings, as well as customized foundation and subsea installation and recovery services. InterMoor has worked in West Africa for more than 10 years, and has bases in Luanda and Malongo in Angola. In 2014, InterMoor formed a joint venture agreement with a local partner in Nigeria to ensure an effective local engagement with the Nigerian oil and gas market.
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