Our Management Team

Eternit Sapele is headed and managed by a team of dynamic and innovative management. Their years of experience in the building industry is a guarantee of the quality of products Eternit manufactures.

Managing Director
Mr. Dirk Modderman

Nationality: Netherlands


Mr. Dirk Modderman is the Managing Director. He joined the company as Technical Director on the 1st August 2010, a position he held until 1st November when he was appointed Managing Director.

Before joining Eternit Ltd, he was Technical Manager at Boels Verhuur B.V. responsible for the Technical Division across Europe. He had prior to the above position occupied the positions of Technical Director at Doornbos Equipment B.V. and Technical Director at Cirque du Soleil Inc.

ENGR. Hans Welander

Nationality: Sweden


Mr Hans Welander joined the company as Technical Director in June 2013. He has a MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering (1980) from the University of Technology, Gothenburg Sweden.


Before joining Eternit Ltd, he has had similar positions in a variety of businesses such as Oil & Gas (Shell International in the Netherlands and Brunei), Polyethylene (Borealis in Sweden) and Cement (Heidelberg Group in Togo, Ghana and Brunei). His last position before joining Eternit Ltd was as Plant Manager for Akzo Nobel Ethylene Amines in Ningbo, China.  This was a green field project  in the Petrochemical centre of the province Zhejiang, south of Shanghai where Akzo Nobel where building an Industrial Park to concentrate their East Asian operations.


He is married with grown up children and his wife is accompanying him in Sapele.


Finance Director
Mr Moses Uvomata

Nationality: Nigeria


Mr. Moses Uvomata, our Finance Director, is a First Class graduate of Accountancy from Yaba College of Technology, a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.

He also holds an MBA with bias in Sales Management from the University of Benin.

Before taking up this position, he was with Evans Medical Plc (March 2004 - February 2010) as Internal Audit Manager, GM Finance and left as Acting Finance Director.

Human Resources Manager
Mr Solomon Emariojake Ugbenu

Nationality: Nigeria


Mr. Solomon Emariojake Ugbenu a Nigerian, is a second class upper graduate of Sociology, University of Lagos (1985). He also holds an M.Sc. Degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Benin in addition to a Master Degree in Industrial and Labour Relations from Delta State University, Abraka.

Before joining Eternit Limited Sapele in May 1989, he worked as the Branch Manager, Port Express Services Ltd, Warri and later as the Personnel Manager, NENE Hospital and Enterprises Ltd, Sapele.

He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Managment.

He is an Ordained Pastor, married with children.

General Manager (Operations)
Engr Bemigho Malvis

Nationality: Nigeria


A graduate of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Federal University of Technology, Owerri, has masters in Engineering Management and Phd Industrial Engineering in view.

Engr. Bemigho who started his career in Eternit Limited some 17 years ago has moved through several departments, the last being Manufacturing, a position from which he was elevated to his current position.

A widely travelled gentleman, he is a pastor who is married with children.

Marketing Manager
Engr. Kayode Adeniji

Nationality: Nigeria


Engr Michael Kayode Adeniji is the Marketing Manager of the company. He is an award winning HND graduate of Civil Engineering from the prestigious Ogun State Polytechnic, Abeokuta (Now Mashood Abiola Polytecnic). He is one of the first few Nigerians to clear at one sitting the Nigeria Society of Engineers' organized HND/B.Sc abridged Graduate ship examination.

He did Post graduate studies in Engineering and Computer Science from University of Benin. He also holds a Master degree in Business administration, (MBA, Marketing management) from the same University.

Before joining Eternit limited in 1994, Engr Adeniji worked on various engineering projects for a period of Ten years as Project Engineer and Project Manager respectively with Messrs Aresco limited and Uren Construction limited, Lagos. In Eternit limited, he had served at different times as Technical Sales Executive, Technical Services Engineer,Technical Services Manager and Sales Manager.

Our Marketing Manager is a widely travelled Engineer and Management consultant. He is a nominee Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Fellow; Nigerian Society of Engineers, Fellow; Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers, Examiner; Nigerian Society of Engineers, Member, Nigerian Engineering Regulation and Monitoring committee and COREN registered Engineer. He is happily married with children.

Internal Audit Manager
Mr. Richard Omoh

Nationality: Nigeria


Mr. Richard Omoh is the Internal Audit Manager, a position he has held since 1st March 2004, having rose from the position of Accountant between 1996 and 2004.

He has previously worked with Rivway Group Ltd, Solab Venture Ltd, Cotecna International Ltd and Total Nigeria Plc.

HE Holds Masters of Business Admin(MBA), University of Benin, Nigeria(1999). Higher National Diploma(HND), Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, 1994. Associate of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria(ACCA), 1992.

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