The Management Team of Century Group comprises some of the best minds in the business. These are unique individuals who believe in the company’s philosophy of identifying and solving problems, enabling people and creating value.
Experience and knowledge
Executive Management Team
He holds a First degree in Accounting and Business studies from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, an MBA in Oil and Gas from the CWC institute London. He is also an alumnus of Harvard Business School (OPM44).
His career spans over fifteen years, with a wealth of experience in diverse sectors of the Nigerian economy- in the Nigerian oil and gas industry- spanning the entire gamut of the value chain which includes: FPSO Operations & Management, Gas, Marine and Exploration & Production.
He is a philanthropist, committed to the development of the communities in which Century Group does business and to Africa as a whole. He believes strongly in employment and local content development as a driver of economic growth.
Mr. Ken Etete is passionately committed to the development of Africa’s human capital, believing strongly that it is a key driver in enhancing Africa’s competitive advantage and economic growth in the 21st century.
He initiated the 1st Nigeria Malaysian private partnership for offshore Oil and Gas services, initiated the restart of the Pennington terminal on behalf of CONOIL and Chevron, initiator of coastal city gas gathering solutions for the Niger Delta communities, initiator and Director of Principe Resources for the development of the 1st ultra-modern petroleum storage facilities in the Lekki Free zone; developed and implemented special training concept to assist oil companies to optimize their operations and improve security in the Niger Delta Areas.
He has received several awards of Excellence in Entrepreneurship from various reputable Institutions and organisations in and outside Nigeria.
Ken is an ardent reader and very passionate about courses that change the lives of people positively.
Mr. Ken Edward Etete is married with children.
She holds a B.Sc. in Sociology, from the University of Port Harcourt and an MBA in Organizational Behaviour, from the University of Liverpool.
Mrs. Etete is on the Board of a number of companies, including NGOs and she is passionate about community development and education and empowerment of youth.
He is an accomplished and result-oriented leader with a proven ability to develop and strengthen teams. He has a well-developed acumen in financial & commercial management and business development. He is a graduate of Electrical Engineering and a Chartered Engineer with over 19 years of professional experience in the industry and allied fields.
He was involved in the public sector as the Special Adviser to the Governor of Bayelsa State on due process from 2006 – 2007. He also played a key role in the commercialization and privatization of Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) as an active member of the technical committee from 1989 – 1992.
He has more than 40 years of international multi-disciplines experience in the industry and is a Member of the Energy Institute, a Fellow of the former Institute of Freight Forwarders and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport.
A certified Associate Specialist in Oil & Gas Technology. He holds a Post Graduate Degree in Engineering Management and numerous Certifications in Project Management, QA/QC, HIMA Safety Systems, HAZOP Methods Leadership & Team working for Managers.
Before joining Century Group, he was involved in the Design, Construction, Installation & Operations of numerous Concrete Barge Mounted Flowstations.
He has over 29 years of maritime experience prior to joining the Group. He also functioned in several capacity and held senior management positions with Designated Person Ashore (DPA) Marine Superintendent and Marine Manager at Vigeo-Farstad shipping and Bergesen Worldwide and worked with Tonbra Shipping (Nig.) Limited, Delta Shipping and Marine Services Limited and Hydrodive (Nig.) Limited.
He holds a Master Mariner qualification and a Master Home Trade from the Regional Maritime Academy, Ghana.
Prior to working with Century Group, he worked with Ingersoll-Rand, Dresser-Rand UK Field Services, Dresser-Rand Nigeria and Angola on various medium, to large gas compression and energy projects.
Present responsibilities include managing the preparations and daily operation and maintenance of fleet of FPSO’s, refurbishment of shallow swamp gas gathering CPF, oil export facilities and early production solutions.
She is an experienced Petroleum Engineer and a Commercial/Business Development Manager with a passion for excellence and a strong desire to develop into a highly successful professional, working and creating value in world class organizations.
She has also attended a number of oil and gas, commercial/business, management courses and conferences in Nigeria/abroad with a stint at the Havard Business School and is a professional member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)