Mr. Herbert Ato Morrison, Acting Managing Director of TOR

Information available to indicates that Mr. Herbert Ato Morrison has been appointed as Acting Managing Director of Ghana’s only refinery, Tema Oil Refinery (TOR).

Ato Morrison replaces the immediate past Managing Director, Isaac Osei, a former MP for Subin and former CEO of COCOBOD.

Isaac Osei resigned from his post last month after managing TOR for almost three years.

An internal memo signed by Jane Ohenewa Gyekye (Mrs.), who is a General Manager (HR&Admin), and sighted by, reads: “This is to inform all members of staff that upon the exit of the substantive Managing Director, Mr Isaac Osei, the Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Herbert Ato Morrison, General Manager (Technical Services), to act as Managing Director until further notice.

“All members of staff are entreated to give him the necessary co-operation.”

Experience of Mr Herbert Morrison 

General Manager Technical Services

Company Name

Tema Oil Refinery (TOR)

Dates Employed Dec 2018 – Present

Employment Duration 1 yr 2 months

Location Tema Industrial Area

Company Name Tema oil Refinery

Total Duration 29 yrs 8 months

Title General Manager (Maintenance)

Dates Employed Oct 2012 – Nov 2018

Employment Duration6 yrs 2 months

To ensure that Plant Machinery and Equipment of the company are reliable and available for continuous operation of TOR through their proper maintenance.

Title Mechanical Works Manager

Dates Employed Dec 2010 – Sep 2012

Employment Duration1 yr 10 months

Title Maintenance Planning Manager

Dates Employed Nov 2009 – Dec 2011

Employment Duration 2 yrs 2 months

Title RFCC Plant Manager

Dates Employed Oct 2008 – Nov 2009

Employment Duration 1 yr 2 months

Title Hydro Skimming Manager

Dates Employed Jan 2007 – Sep 2008

Employment Duration 1 yr 9 months

Location Tema

Title Refinery Shift Manager

Dates Employed Jan 2005 – Jan 2007

Employment Duration2 yrs 1 months

Location Tema

Title Training Manager

Dates Employed Jan 2004 – Dec 2004

Employment Duration 12 months

Title Refinery Shift Manager

Dates Employed Jan 1997 – Dec 2003

Employment Duration 7 yrs.

Location Tema

Title Hydro Skimming Unit Supervisor

Dates Employed Jan 1991 – Dec 1996

Employment Duration6 yrs

Location Tema


Dates Employed Apr 1990 – Dec 1990

Employment Duration9 months

Location Tema

Title Senior Operator (PRF& TOPPING UNIT)

Dates Employed Dec 1989 – Mar 1990

Employment Duration4 months

Location Tema

Title Pump operator (PRF& TOPPING UNIT)

Dates Employed Aug 1989 – Nov 1989

Employment Duration4 months

Location Tema

Title Furnance operator (PRF& TOPPING UNIT)

Dates Employed Apr 1989 – Jul 1989

Employment Duration 4 months

Location Tema










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