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Herbert Simon Awakessien

Herbert Simon Awakessien, Nigerian management consultant. Recipient Distinguished Service award University Nigeria, 1978, State award National Youth Service Corps, 1979; named Best Young Nigerian Manager, Nigerian Institute Management, 1984.

Background

  • Awakessien, Herbert Simon was born on July 27, 1957 in Ikot Obio Asanga, Nigeria. Son of Simon and Mayen (Ebong Umoh) Awakessien.

  • Education

    • Students in Economics. Students in Economics. Students (president 1984-1986).

    Career

    • Assistant editor Newbreed Organizations, Lagos, 1979. Public relations officer Ogun State Housing Corporation, Abeokuta, Nigeria, 1978-1979. Corporation planning officer Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Lagos, 1979-1989.

      Consultant Coopers and Lybrand, since 1989. Associate consultant Amhurst Investments, Ltd., Lagos, since 1980. Executive director Universal Communications, Ltd., Lagos, since 1982.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor Business Administrator, 1977-1978. General secretary Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association Nigeria, 1981-1984.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Fellow Salzburg seminary. Member Nigerian Institute Management, British Institute Management, American Management Association, Strategic Management Society, Nigerian Institute Industrial Management (associate), International Association of Students in Economics and Management, Association International des Etudiants Sciences of Students in Economics and Commerce (national president), Strategic Planning Society, Institute Personnel Management of Nigeria (executive committee Nigeria since 1988), Nigeria Alumni Association, Association Master of Business Administration Students (president 1984-1986). Clubs: Junior Chamber of Commerce, International Airline Passengers Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading; writing; tennis. Social work.

    Connections

    • Married Eno S. Offiong, October 4, 1981. 1 child, Ekemini H. Bachelor of Science.
    • father: Simon Awakessien
    • mother: Mayen (Ebong Umoh) Awakessien
    • spouse: Eno S. Offiong
    • child: Ekemini H. B.Sc Awakessien
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    Born July 27, 1957
    (age 60)
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