Nigerian Businessman, Benedict Peters has been appointed on US-Africa Business Centre’s board of advisors. Peters who is the chief executive officer of AITEO, has been appointed alongside CEOs from popular companies like IBM, MasterCard, Microsoft, Chevron, Caterpillar and Banco Prestigo.
The appointment was announced in a statement released by the US Chamber of Commerce. Scott Eisner, the chairman of the US-Africa Business Centre, said they value and appreciate the insights he is bringing as they will be of great benefit to the United States and African countries as it will further strengthen their ties.
The US-Africa Business Centre said its mission is to build a long prosperity base for Africans and Americans through concerted effort at job creation and engendering entrepreneurship spirit.
The 52 year old businessman who studied Geography and town planning from the University of Benin founded Aiteo in 2008 is said to own one of the largest petroleum tank farms in Nigeria with facilities that cover over 100,000 square meters landmass.