Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited (HEOSL), a subsidiary of Heritage Oil Limited, a Jersey-headquartered international oil and gas company, has appointed Mr. Adesola Adebawo as General Manager, Government, Joint Venture, and External Relations in Nigeria.
Heritage Energy, the operator of the OML 30, the NPDC/SNRL Joint Venture in Nigeria, says that the appointment of Mr. Adebawo was effective November 1, 2021.
Mr. Adebawo is a business leader with profound public affairs and reputation management expertise as well as twenty-five years’ oil and gas industry experience in stakeholder management, public relations, issues/crisis management, brand management, strategic communication, corporate social responsibility, and business strategy.
Prior to his appointment, Adebawo was the Manager, Communications for Chevron in Nigeria and Mid-Africa.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Nigeria; a Master’s degree in Media and Communication from Pan Atlantic University, Lagos Nigeria, and is currently a doctoral researcher focused on strategic communication and stakeholder management.
In his role, Mr. Adebawo is responsible for managing the relationship with all HEOSL’s external stakeholders.
According to the Chief Executive Officer of HEOSL, Mr. Naeem-Atiq Sadiq, “Mr. Adebawo’s appointment is part of the ongoing strategy to reposition the company in the external relations realm and the emerging business climate in the new regulatory environment.”