Masters Energy Ends 2016 Retreat
It was 2 days of intense activity (brain storming) as Masters Energy Group ends its 2016 Management Retreat. The retreat with theme “Greater Heights” held at Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos brought together management staff of the Group from all over Nigeria and West Africa to discuss and fashion out winning ways to move the Group forward in the face of global economic recession and dwindling national revenue.
Welcoming participants to the Retreat, the President, Masters Energy Group, Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah, informed that the business of the Group is to create wealth for as many Nigerians as possible through empowerment and provision of employments. He told them that as a Group and having done so much, much is expected from the Group to justify its existence. He further stated that theme of the retreat demands focus, concentration, team play, efficiency, knowledge of respective sectors, prudence, confidence, innovation from every staff.
He charged the managers as leaders to be conscious of their duties and to continually strive to satisfy the customer for “that is why we are in business.” He reminded the participants that the customer has many options available to him and if not well taken care of by way of quality products and excellent customer delivery, the customer will look in another direction.
Dr. Ogah also informed participants that Masters Energy Industrial City will soon be commissioned and expect that staff position themselves to meet the demands of business while urging them to constantly engage and encourage their subordinates in the discharge of their duties.
The Vice Chairman/CEO, Masters Energy Group, Sir Vincent Ajala in his speech tasked the participants to ensure they operate within the law and comply with government regulations. He charged them that for us to do justice to the theme of the retreat, “we must devise ways of doing things better and administer our businesses in a way that will be sustainable.” He reiterated the importance of appropriate documentation in business process and said that “documentation in our entire processes cannot be compromised.”
The retreat, organized for management and executives of the Group, to fashion out ways to drive the Croup’s business activities for greater opportunities in the face of global economic challenges included sessions on Engineering a Winning Strategy”, “Survival Strategies for Firms Under a Restrictive FOREX Policy Regime” and “Empowered to Achieve Greater Things” among others. A renowned motivational speaker, Mr. Fela Durotoye also was on hand to add bite to the retreat.