Edrissa Mass Jobe Wins GCCI Presidency
Prominent businessman Edrissa Mass Jobe is the new President of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) after winning Friday’s race for the top business job.
He beat Baboucarr Khan, GCCI Vice President and the Managing Director of Reliance Financial Services Company Limited.
Jobe is a former Managing Director and the Principal Promoter of Elton Oil Gambia Limited, and had served as the Group CEO of Elton Oil Company Ltd. He initially had a long spell at Shell where he became the Sales Manager and Technical Adviser before rising through the ranks to become the Commercial and Operations Director of Shell Guinea.
He served as the Commercial Director for Shell Senegal, responsible for retail operations in The Gambia and Guinea Bissau. Mr. Jobe also served as Chairman and then Director of CB First Investment Bank AD. He has served in numerous boards over the period including the Chairmanship of the national telecoms company, Gamtel.
He succeeds Muhammad Jagana whose term ends as GCCI president.