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Rear Admiral John Onoriode Kpokpogri (RTD) DSS,PSC+,FWC,MSC.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Graduated from the Nigerian Defense Academy, Kaduna. Attended the prestigious Royal Naval College, Dartmout Uk. Attended the Air Service Training College Perth Scotland as a helicopter pilot. He was defense adviser to the Embassy of Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea. Director of Naval Operations, Director of policy and Director of manning at the Naval Head Quarters. Commanded ships and bases, including flagship Nns Aradu, Nns Ambe, Nns Umalokun (Nns Delta) And Naval Air Station. He was also the Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command. Graduate from the National War College Abuja. Holds an Msc in Strategic Studies from the University of Ibadan. His last appointment before retirement was deputy commandant Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji Kaduna state. Retired in 2008 after 35 Years of meritorious service in the Nigerian Navy.

- IN DIAPLOUS NIGERIA SINCE: 2016



PIERRE Y. ANTOUN
Vice Chairman

He is a Nigerian based Contractor/Engineer who has technically delivered contracts jobs in Nigeria. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Multiline Investment Limited and also the Economic Adviser to the Consul of Cote D’Ivoire in Lagos State. He is a Lebanese native and was born on the 16th of September, 1955. Pierre graduated from St. Joseph Collage Lebanon with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He is a businessman of great repute, and also sits on the Board of Jomaya Aluminum Limited as the Chairman and one of the Director’s in Sigmaspec Electromechanical Limited. He has substantial share in other Blue Chip Companies either championed by him or those he believes in.

- IN DIAPLOUS NIGERIA SINCE: 2016



EFEMENA KPOKPOGRI
CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

Efemena Kpokpogri graduated from Igbinedion University, Okada, Nigeria with a bachelors in political science and public administration. Efemena is a Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management, he is a quality manager and also a health and safety expert.

Efe joined Diaplous Nigeria in 2016 as an administrative officer for the company. During his time at the administrative office, he restructured the company bringing his expertise as an Internationally certified internal auditor and risk maritime expert.

In 2017, Efe was transferred to a managerial role where he rose to become the Chief Operating Officer.

Efe has a vast knowledge of the maritime sector as he has been a benefactor of various Local and International trainings in maritime security and port services. In 2020, he grew the company to be one of the soughtafter maritime companies in west Africa and since inception, the company has performed security/maritime mandates for various ships calling Nigerian ports and terminals ranging from oil majors to bulk carriers.

- IN DIAPLOUS NIGERIA SINCE: 2016



HABEEB OREDOLA
LEGAL AND QUALITY MANAGER

Habeeb Oredola is a Member of the board of directors. Habeeb is a barrister and solicitor of the supreme court of Nigeria and he is the head of the litigation and arbitration department at Habeeb Oredola & Associates. He obtained a Bachelor's degree in Law (LLb Honours) from the University of Ilorin, and an LLM from the Queen Mary University, London. Habeeb is a seasoned litigator and he is a problem solver with versatility in developing enterprising legal solutions for companies and individuals. Habeeb is an expert in the negotiation and documentation of contracts of carriage of goods by sea, sale, purchase, mortgage or charter of ships, marine insurance, time, voyage and bareboat charter parties. Habeeb has acted for clients in the financing and securitization of maritime assets, purchase, sale and hire of vessels.

- IN DIAPLOUS NIGERIA SINCE: 2016



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