Tunji Oyebanji, Chairman, ExxonMobil

Tunji Oyebanji obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the University of Lagos in June 1979. He also holds an MBA in Marketing from the City University, London, United Kingdom.

He joined Mobil Oil Nigeria in December 1980 and has held several positions in the Company including Branch Manager North, Branch Manager West, Manager Fuels Services and Marketing Director.

In addition, he has held several offshore appointments including Executive Director, Mobil Oil Ethiopia, Executive Director, Mobil Oil Cameroun and Manager Industrial and Wholesale Fuels (Africa/ Middle East), Exxon Mobil Petroleum & Chemicals Co bvba.

He was first appointed to the Board in December 2002 and after several foreign assignments was re-appointed in August 2007. In October 2008, he was appointed Chairman and Managing Director.

Tunji has attended numerous training programs at home and abroad including a two year developmental assignment in 1993 at Mobil’s corporate headquarters in Virginia, USA.

He is a member of several professional bodies and a Fellow of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria. He is also an alumnus of the Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona, USA and the Lagos Business School Senior Management Program.

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