37 Years 1980 - 2017

Engr. Jan A. Baan

Managing Director
ARCO M&E Ltd.

Engr. Jan A. Baan

Engr. Jan Baan is the Managing Director of ARCO Maintenance and Engineering Limited (AMEL). He holds B.Sc degree in Marine Engineering and M.Sc degree in International Management.

Engr. Baan started his career as a marine engineer and progressively occupied all ranks from an apprentice engineer up to his role as chief engineer. During his 14 years as marine engineer sailing globally he has been responsible for all the technical equipment and associated support systems installed on various ships.

Over the course of 10 years he worked for Rolls-Royce and Siemens as field service representative on rotating- and reciprocating equipment in many locations worldwide. He has had extensive exposure ranging from hands-on maintenance and repairs, to installation and commissioning. As an integrated commissioning team member frequently he has advanced starting up complex facilities onshore as well as offshore.

Since 2005, Engr. Baan has been working for Siemens Nigeria with responsibility covering customer service, operations and sales.  In 2009, he was elevated to the position of General Manager responsible for service in the oil & gas and industrial applications. In his role as General Manager, he was instrumental to the formation of the alliance between Siemens and ARCO.

Engr. Baan joined ARCO January 2014 and in his strategic role he is committed to engage his competences effectively to contribute in the development of Nigerian Content Capability.