Michael Bozumbil, Chief Executive Officer, PETROSOL

Mr. Bozumbil has been the Chief Executive Officer of PETROSOL since 2006, when he founded the company.

With over twenty (20) years’ experience in petroleum downstream business management starting from fuel retail outlet management through field operations supervision to senior level management and consultancy, he has a fine blend of experience which cuts across various categories of Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) — multinational(Shell), Pan-African(Oando) and indigenous/Ghanaian (Nasona Oil and Pacific Oil Ghana)– which he uses to provide leadership and direction for the management team.

A passionate advocate of and believer in ethical business conduct, win-win business relationships and best practices, he coaches and guides his team to live such values and to aim at nothing but the best, notwithstanding the challenges they encounter as an emerging company. This is because he believes that quality or excellence has no nationality.

Mr. Bozumbil was adjudged the Oil & Gas Personality of the Year 2019 (Downstream),  Oil & Gas CEO of the Year 2018 (Downstream) at the Ghana Oil & Gas Awards. In 2017, he was also adjudged the Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 by the Ghana Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI).

He has also led his team to successfully grow the company from its small beginning to become one of the Top-10 Oil Marketing Companies in Ghana. They  have also won several awards, some of which are: Emerging Brand of The Year 2015, Marketing Campaign of the Year 2016,  Best Growing Oil & Gas Company of the Year 2016 and 2018 (Ghana Oil and Gas Awards, GOGAS), Oil & Gas Accounts and Finance Team of the Year 2017 and 2018,  Chamber Oil and Gas Company of the Year, 2018 (GNCCI), Rising Star Award 2019 at the Ghana Energy Awards and Best Company in Health and Safety Management Practices 2019.

Mr. Bozumbil previously served as the Managing Director, Pacific Oil Ghana Ltd; Head of Marketing, Nasona Oil Company Ltd; Marketing Representitive/Area Manager, Oando Ghana Ltd; and a Station Manager under Shell Ghana Ltd and played a key role in growing these companies and won a number of awards for his contribution to the growth of these companies. He has also consulted for a number of Oil Marketing Companies in Ghana.

He is currently the Vice Chairman of the Governing Board of the Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs) and represents the AOMCs at the level of the Private Enterprise Federation (PEF), the national apex body of Ghana’s business community. He also previously chaired the Legal & Ethics Committee as well as served as a member of the Strategic Oversight Committee of the AOMCs. He is also currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Ghana Employers’ Association as well as a member of the Central Executive Committee of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

He is a product of the GIMPA Business School, Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration (MBA-Marketing), the University of Ghana Business School(MA, Marketing Strategy—Entrepreneurship & Brand Management).  He also holds Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics & Sociology from the University of Ghana.

Mr. Bozumbil has also attended a number of courses on petroleum business management and written extensively on Ghana’s petroleum downstream industry as well as participated in several business conferences/summits including the Commonwealth Business Leaders Forum(London), Africa Business Leaders Summit(Accra), Africa Oil & Gas Summit(Cape Town), which he has been a conference speaker before.