Group Subsidiaries Management Team
Rui Rodrigues – FT Pro-Mecânica (Mozambique) – Country Manager
Graduated in electrical engineering from the University of Lisbon, he joined the Forges Tardieu Group in 2016, becoming the Country Manager of FT Pro-Mecanica, the subsidiary of the FT Group in Mozambique.
He began his professional career as a manager in 1985 in the Portugal Telecom Group where he held various management positions at various levels in several of the Group’s subsidiaries. In 1990 he assume the position of General Manager of Opcatelecom, an infrastructure company of the OPCA group. From 2001 he was invited by the PT Group to General Manager of Teledata, a data communication company, subsidiary of the Portugal Telecom Group. Also in Mozambique he was the Manager of several Institutions what stands out SOJOGO a company owned by SCML – portuguese social solidarity institution.
Stéphane Lincoln – OISEL (Nouvelle Calédonie) – Manager
Stéphane LINCOLN holds a two years technical degree in water management called “BTS GEMEAU”, he then completed it with a third year degree in water treatment called Diplome Européen d’Etudes Supérieures en Maintenance et conception des installations d’EAU (DEESMEAU) from the European Federation of School (FEDE) at the Institut des Sciences de la Nature et de l’Agroalimentaire de Bordeaux (ISNAB). Back in Mauritius Stéphane started working for OISEL Maurice ltd for a short contract of three months. From 2009 to 2011, he went to Australia where he achieved a Master of Environment in Water Resources at Griffith University. Stéphane began his career by joining the group in January 2011. He was first employed at OISEL Maurice as Project Engineer until he was appointed Manager of OISEL Nouvelle-Calédonie in January 2013 to date.
Niresh Buton – Fortek (Rwanda) Ltd – Managing Director
Niresh Buton is partly qualified from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Niresh started his career in 1998 at Prince Maurice Hotel before joining Development Bank of Mauritius Ltd, in 1999. In 2008 he joined OISEL Maurice; a company which forms part of Forges Tardieu Group, as Finance and Administrative Manager. He was asked to join the Accounting Department of Forges Tardieu as Assistant Group Accountant in 2013. Niresh was appointed as Managing Director of Fortek Rwanda; another subsidiary of Forges Tardieu in 2014 and was also appointed as Director on the board of Fortek International Ltd, a GBL 1 company. Upon his return to Mauritius in 2016, Niresh was requested to oversee the finance and accounting of the international activities of the Group and still having the responsibility of Fortek Rwanda. Niresh currently holds the position of Chief Accountant of FORGES TARDIEU Ltd.