Wednesday, 14 October 2015

MAN DIESEL & TURBO OPENS NEW SALES OFFICE IN NIGERIA

MAN Diesel & Turbo has expanded its presence in Nigeria with the opening of a new sales office. This development was made known by the Chief Executive Officer of MAN Diesel & Turbo, Dr. Uwe Lauber.  

He said: “Although the company has been doing business in Nigeria for a long time, now we are resident in one of Africa’s most economically powerful cities. By deepening our local footprint, we hope to further grow our business affiliations and strengthen our partnership with this country.”

Dr. Lauber revealed that the newly appointed Managing Director for Nigeria, Mr. Adedayo Olowoniyi, would be leading the Lagos office, adding that before taking on this new role, he was MAN’s Chief Financial Officer for the Sub- Saharan region.

While speaking on the development, Mr. Olowoniyi said: “We see tremendous market potential in Nigeria. The privatisation of the local power market is driving investment and with only about 5.5 gigawatts installed today, there is a substantial need for additional decentralized generation capacity.”

According to Mr. Olowoniyi, the country’s overall economy is growing substantially and MAN Diesel & Turbo products can help companies secure their energy supply without having to depend on the public grid. He noted that with the new office, MAN Diesel & Turbo is well positioned for future endeavours in Nigeria and beyond.

Yes, MAN Diesel & Turbo is one of the world’s leading providers of large-bore diesel, gas and dual-fuel engines with a power output ranging from 450 kW to 87 MW. The company also designs and manufactures gas turbines, steam turbines and compressors and offers complete power plant solutions.

The company has been doing business in Africa for over fifty years. During that time, over 3.2 gigawatts of generation capacity have been installed in 37 African countries.