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ERIC-OPAH-President

President/CEO

Eric Opah is the President/CEO and founder of Fortune Global Shipping and Logistics Limited; current Chairman, Nigeria-America Chamber of Commerce, Abia State Chapter; an Associate Member of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria (IODN); the President of Eric Opah Foundation as well as Founder/President of Mbubo Transformation Group.

He holds a B.Sc. degree in Business Administration from the University of Calabar. He started his career in the logistics industry with Panalpina World Transport Group, and due to his passion for excellence, soon gained considerable industry experience in the company, before setting up his own.

Over the years, Mr. Eric Opah has gained significant wealth of experience in the global forwarding, shipping and logistics industry. He has also demonstrated a sublime level of entrepreneurial ingenuity uncommon among his peers. Mr. Opah’s additional expertise in Air Cargo handling operations contributed to the establishment of China Southern Airlines in Nigeria where he became the Director of Cargo Operations. Above all, he has helped to redefine freight forwarding business in Nigeria by opening doors for transparency and trust as his core business values.

Chief Financial Officer (Nigeria)

Beatrice Idika is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Fortune Global Shipping & Logistics Nigeria Ltd.

She holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Lagos; a Higher National Diploma in Business Administration & Management, Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, Nigeria.

Beatrice is also a Chartered Accountant, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACIT).

She has a combined professional work experience of 17 years, having also served Vixa Group, Net Solutions, Babatunde Ajala & Co. (Chartered Accountants) at various Management and Professional levels in Nigeria.

Her technical competence encompasses Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Cost Optimization, Auditing and Taxation.

Jane Julius

Head of IT

Jane Julius is the Head of Information Communication Technology of Fortune Global Shipping and Logistics. She gained her wealth of professional experience in IT while working with Panalpina World Transport Nig. Ltd. as the System Administrator for thirteen (13) years.

She also spent three (3) years in Worldwide Premier Logistics and then moved to MGM Logistics also as System Administrator.

Jane holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Lagos State University, Lagos, and also a Diploma in Computer Science from Universal Computer Science Lagos. Jane is brilliantly resourceful, tireless & patient while she works through solutions for IT problems placed in front of her by customers & the constantly changing IT environment. Her enthusiasm, “can-do” demeanor, patience, ingenuity & mentoring are welcomed to those that are in need of unfamiliar-to-them problems as well as trail-blazing through never-before conceived solutions.

Station Manager (Houston, Texas USA)

Kim DeLong is the Station Manager for our Houston business office in the US. She brings on board vast experience in International Shipping & Logistics Operations having started her career in logistics with over 13 years of work experience with Cargo Venmex in Houston Texas as the International Air & Ocean Export Operations Administrator.

Prior to joining FGSL, Kim worked as International Air & Ocean export & Import Operations – Station Manager Express AirFreight until 2015. There she was responsible for commercials, quotations and invoicing, overseas co-ordinations, customer service as well as administrative related responsibilities.

Country Manager, Kenya/East African Projects

Stephen Oketch is the Country Manager of  Fortune Global Shipping and Logistics Kenya/East African
Projects. He has over 20 years of experience in driving strategic growth and service visibility in the Logistics, Freight Forwarding, and Transport industries. have also served Bollore Africa Logistics (K) Ltd, Panal Freighters, Alpha Logistics Services (EPZ) Ltd, etc in various capacities. He is a highly competitive, passionate, persuasive, keen on details, thorough and articulate professional who regularly achieves results others believe to be impossible. He is also vast in Finance Management & Accounting.

He holds a Bachelor of Business Management degree from Moi University, a Diploma in Business Management & Administration from Cambridge International College. He is a Certified Public Accountant of the Vision Institute of Professionals, Kenya, and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants Kenya (ICPAK).