Joseph Makoju - Group Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Makoju
Joseph was appointed to the Board of Dangote Cement in 2010, as a Non-Executive Director. He became Acting Group Chief Executive Officer in January 2018, having substantial experience of the cement industry in Nigeria.
He has worked in several world class corporations including Shell BP, Blue Circle (UK) and WAPCO (now Lafarge Africa), which he led as Managing Director/CEO for a decade before taking up the appointment as Managing Director/CEO of National Electric Power Authority. He also served as Special Adviser (Electric Power) to the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, under two separate administrations.
He has a B.Sc. and an M.Phil in Mechanical Engineering.

Date of Appointment: 2nd December 2010
Committee Membership
• Remuneration & Governance
• Technical & Operations