Over the past five years of operation of Golden Veroleum in Liberia, the company has transformed from a small operation to the major employer in the Liberian Southeast. With nearly 4,000 personnel and GVL poised to become the largest large-scale agricultural firm in the country.
The addition of Liberians taking up leadership roles in the company, in view of the company, will set it on course of achieving its goals of long-term permanent employment of 35,000 to 40,000 Liberians when fully operational. Those recently promoted include:Senior Managers
Jean Hannah Thompson, Senior Manager-Administration, Career & Education
Managers Hugh P. Bladee, Manager-Community Affairs; James Mulbah, Manager-Community Affairs Assistant Managers; Dixon Pattern, Assistant Manager-Community Affairs; Patrick H. Kai, Assistant Manager-Community Affairs; Philip Wilson, Assistant Manager-Environment; Benjamin Sieh, Assistant Manager-Finance & Control; Sylvester Fortomah, Assistant Manager-Warehouse; Archie Smith, Assistant Manager-Infrastructure; V. Ishmael Turner, Jr., Assistant Manager-Finance& Control; Nursing
ZopoeZieder, Head Nurse-Nursing Management Cadet Program; Richard Kolle, Cadet-Field Operations; J. Randall Kayee, Cadet-Agronomy; G.S. EliouKaffa, Cadet-Agronomy; Peter F. Sackie, Cadet-Agronomy; Jerry Moore, Cadet-Agronomy; Daniel Johnson, Cadet-Agronomy. Senior Supervisors
Frank W. Horkor, Senior Supervisor-Infrastructure Supervisors Teah E. Barclay, Supervisor-Environmental & Sustainability; Eric P. Dunbar, Supervisor-Environmental & Sustainability; Lee Zack Johnson, Supervisor-Workshop; Peter Morris, Supervisor; Warehouse. Officers, Hudson S.I. Kattieh, Officer-IT; Lawrence Clarke, Officer-Community Affairs; George Yarkpah, Officer-Finance & Control Isaline Comfort Cooper; Officer-Administration Representative Peter Shine, Aviation Representative-Aviation Coordinators Leroy N. Karmoh, Coordinator-Communications; Receptionist Shirley Kesselley, Receptionist-Administration.
In addition to the recent promotion, the majority of GVL departments are headed by or run by Liberian staff, including Administration, Legal Affairs, Compliance, Procurement, Logistics, Human Resources, Community Affairs and Environment.