Dangote Group has been inducted into the Global Executive Council of the Project Management Institute, making it the first African business organisation to become a member of the institute.
The group in a statement issued on Sunday stated that it joined the council that had over 80 other global businesses and organisations such as AB Volvo, Airbus, Ali Baba Group, Bank of England, BHP, Amazon, ABB, Boeing and Bosch Group, among others.
Dangote Industries Limited’s Group Executive Director, Capital Projects, Mr Devakumar Edwin, pledged the commitment of the company to participating as a part of the PMI Global Executive council.
The statement described PMI as one of the world’s largest not-for-profit membership associations for the project management profession with over 500,000 members and over 1,500,000 certification holders.
The institute has led the work of project management advocacy for over 50 years and worked closely with several multinational companies.
According to the statement, the induction into the PMI Council is a demonstration of the confidence that Dangote Industries Limited is a value-adding company.