NAHCO appoints Indranil Gupta as GMD/CEO

The Board of Directors of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc has announced the impending retirement of Mrs. Olatokunbo Adenike Fagbemi, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (GMD/CEO) of the Company. She will be stepping down from the Board of Directors of the Company with effect from December 19, 2021, upon completion of her contract tenure.

The Board has approved the appointment of Mr. Indranil Gupta as the GMD/CEO Designate with effect from December 7, 2021. To ensure a smooth and successful transition, Mrs. Olatokunbo Adenike Fagbemi will continue as the GMD/CEO until December 19, 2021, while Mr. Indranil Gupta will assume office as the substantive GMD/CEO on December 20, 2021.

Mr. Indranil Gupta is an Indian. He has Bachelor of Science from Bardhaman Raj College in 1991 and Master of Business Administration (Marketing & Foreign Trade) from L N Mishra Institute of Business Management in 1994. He has 26 years’ experience in managing various aviation businesses in India, Middle East, Southeast Asia and Africa. He worked at Mumbai/Kolkata/Bangalore International Airports as the Senior Airport Manager in 2007, Deputy General Manager in 2011, General Manager 2016, Vice President-Airport Operations & Project Delivery at GVK Airports 360 Indonesia in 2017, Managing Director GSEZ-Airports in 2018 and Director General – AEROPORT De Libreville, Gabon in 2020.

His strengths include Leveraging potential of balance sheet profit even in the COVID affected year, organisation structuring to accommodate expansion, strong brand presence and motivating promoters. His main targets are topline enhancement by way of integration and expansion, building an efficient organization, increasing shareholder value and increasing share price. He is happily married with children.

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