Enugu Disco Restructures, Appoints Jayaraman as New MD


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The Board of Directors of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has announced the completion of a comprehensive organisational restructuring and named Mr. Srinivas Jayaraman as the new acting Managing Director of the company.

Jayaraman, who until his new appointment, was the Deputy Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer of the company, replaces Mr. Robert Dickerman, who has stepped down as the managing director/ chief executive officer.

The company’s Head of Communications, Mr. Emeka Ezeh said in a statement yesterday that the restructuring was aimed at realigning the company’s strategies, direction and priorities to more readily achieve its target ATC&C loss reduction, improve network reliability and customer service.

According to him, this restructure exercise includes changes in the company’s executive management as well as reevaluation of its staffing policy with a view to ensuring efficiency in its processes and operations.

Ezeh described Jayaraman as a power sector professional with over 38 years experience.

Jayaraman holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India; a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Nagpur University, India and a Diploma in Export Import Management from Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industries India.

He played a key role in making the New Delhi Model which Nigerian electricity power sector reform program was modelled after, the most successful Power privatisation Model in India. During his tenure with Tata Power New Delhi as Head Projects he led its strategic Loss Reduction Projects resulting in drastic reduction in AT& C Losses.

In the course of his career, Jarayaman has worked as Chief Technical Officer, Essel Utilities India; Chief Operating Officer, Sadbhav Engineering; Director, ACORE Dubai; General Manager, Mfar Constructions, OMAN and as Head, Profit Centre, Mustafa & Jawad, OMAN.