Our Team Our Organization is lead by a crop of distinguished professionals with towering credentials in their respective areas of competence.
Barrister (Chief) Musa Danjuma – Chairman Chief Barrister M. Danjuma is an articulate lawyer and a manager of human and material resources; with great wealth of experience in business management for many years. His vast professional experience includes work as a legal counsel at Federal Ministry of Justice, Lagos; Director, Albaco International Limited, Lagos; Director, Songhai Petroleum Co. Limited; Director, Inter-Contractors Nigeria Limited. His duties are to oversee the companies’ strategic planning, management and administration. He has attended the following courses: Chief Executive Programme, Lagos Business School; Development of Nigeria Legal System; and Nigerian National Shipping Policy and Maritime Trade.
Mr. P.L. Carrodano – Managing Director Mr P.L. Carrodano, has over forty years of working experience in international shipping practice. He has held top positions in shipping companies in some continents: Africa, Europe and North America. He is a shipping expert with educational background in financial and economic disciplines, and his hands-on experience is unequivocal. Mr Carrodano, whose inspiration greatly assisted the establishment of Tethys Plantgeria Ltd has been using his vast knowledge of the intricate world of shipping to achieve high profitability and to efficiently put the companies under his management in the right footing for the challenges faced in a fast developing maritime economy like Nigeria.
Mrs. Gloria Atta – Executive Director Mrs. Gloria Atta has a strong academic background from prestigious schools in the UK, Switzerland and the USA. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, NC, USA in 1990 and is an alumnus of the prestigious Lagos Business School, where she majored in areas such as managing economic risks, finance accounting and managing haulage in the supply chain. Gloria has completed the Chief Executive Programme at LBS, where she majored in areas as managing risks, financial accounting and managing haulage in supply chain.
Chief Marco Purgatorio – General Manager Chief Marco Purgatorio is a graduate of Academy of Art, Italy. He is a HND holder in Mechanic Hyperbaric Diving. He also has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with over thirty years working experience in the diving and marine sector. His expertise and passion for the job has greatly contributed to the rapid and progressive positioning of the company to meet the rising needs of her clients. He was the Area Manager of Tethys- Plantgeria between 1992 and 1994, where he proved his high level of managerial capability and efficiency. From 1994 to 1996, he was appointed the Commercial Manager at the branch Office in Italy. In 2000, he took charge as the General Manager of Tethys-Plantgeria Ltd Port Harcourt, a position he holds till date.
Mr. Pietro Purgatorio – Technical/Operations Manager He has an HND in Mechanic/Marine from Polytechnic Institute Rome. He also has different Professional Diving Qualifications with over 36 years working experience in Offshore and Diving Activities. He has held the position of Diving Superintendent, Party Chief and Site Manager for different companies and in many countries such as Italy, Libya, Egypt, Algeria, Kuwait, Dubai, Turkmenistan, Congo and Nigeria. In 2004, He took charge as the Operations/Technical Manager of Tethys Plantgeria, a position he still holds till date.
Dr. Benjamin Osijek Oziegbe- Protocol/Communities Relation Manager Dr. Benjamin Oziegbe holds a B.Sc degree in Business Administration. He is an astute manager of both human and material resources who has over 25years working experience that cuts across Civil/Building Technology, offshore field operations, logistics, and research & development. He joined Tethys-Plantgeria Ltd as an Operations Officer in 1996, and was promoted to the rank of the Protocol/Communities Relations Manager in 2005, a position he occupies till date. He is known for his rare humility and dedication to service.
Dr. S.M.C. Maduagwu, ​​Chief Accountant
Mr. Hans Moselewski, ​​Fleet Manager
Mr. Shetty Seetharam, ​​Procurement Manager
Mr. Sunil Veghese, ​​Commercial Manager (Marine)
Mr. Joseph Inimgba, ​​Quality/Local Content Manager
Engr. Kelechi Achor, ​​Asst. Mgr. Project Planning
Mr. Joe Fernandes, ​​Marine Superintendent
Mr. Emmanuel Ukoh, ​​Marine Maintenance Superintendent
Mr. Marius Kirsten, Asset Superintendent
Mr. Obi Theophilus, HSE Manager
Lady Vivienne Ihejirika, GM Secretary