Chief / Prince Arthur Eze Biography
Arthur Eze was born on the 27th of November 1948 in Ukpo, Dunukofia LGA, in Anambra State into a traditional Royal Family. His elder brother is the King of Ukpo Village; the traditional title bestowed upon Arthur Eze is ‘Ozoigbondu’ of Ndi Igbo.
He is the Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Oranto Petroleum; he is also a Philanthropist and a Politician. Atlas Oranto Petroleum was founded by Arthur Eze in 1991. The company currently has 22 oil and gas licenses in 12 jurisdictions across Africa. It has assets in Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, and several Atlas Oranto operated blocks. To date, the company is the largest holder of oil exploration and production blocks in Africa.
In 2011, former President Goodluck Jonathan conferred him with the distinguished award of the ‘Officer of the Federal Republic (OFR)’ in recognition of his contribution towards the development of the nation’s economy. The coveted Zik Prize in leadership awards honored him with the ‘Zik Leadership Awards’ in the business category in 2018.
Estimated Net Worth: Over $5.8 Billion