Ayobiyi Shote, immediate past Managing Director, Baker Hughes Incorporated, West Africa, is a management executive known for his leadership skills and strategies which have contributed to the growth of the organizations he has been a part of.

His people management, interpersonal and consultative leadership skills have seen him form dynamic partnerships with employees and customers that have given rise to innovative solutions and eventual sustained operational growth. Over the years, he has developed advanced business strategies that drive consistent organizational growth.

  In addition to his ability to maximize profits, he has also reinforced operations through strategic decision-making, resource management, and cost containment. He wields the dynamic ability to motivate employees towards delivering on operational expectations, inadvertently increasing customer satisfaction. With a background in Engineering, he has over 19 years of cumulative experience in the global oil and gas industry, spanning Sales, Marketing, Applications Engineering, Operations, and Strategic Management. He has worked in several countries, notably the United Kingdom, France, and Oman in differing Management roles. He has an MBA from the University of Liverpool and a Master of Arts ‘Leading Innovation and Change’ from York St John University, UK.

  He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and a member of the Institute of Directors, both in the UK. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration, Nigeria.

Ayo who is also an ordained pastor is married to Ogechukwu, his wife of 18 years; they are blessed with Ayodeji, Wuraola and Oyindamola.

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