HIGH CHIEF (ELDER) ATHANASIUS EKECHUKWU EGWIM is the Founder, Promoter and Managing Director/CEO of Thasious International Company (Nigeria) Limited (TICL). He has been an active player in the Maritime sub-sector of the Freight Forwarding Industry for over 35 years.
After having a distinguished career as Wharf Operations Manager at Joki (Nig) Ltd, a great name in Clearing and Forwarding in the 1980s, he joined Nsu International Company (Nig) Ltd, an indigenous Shipping, Clearing & Forwarding Company based in Lagos, where within five (5) years he rose rapidly to the strategic position of Wharf Operations Director in charge of all port clearing and forwarding activities before heading the Board of TICL.
The rising profile of TICL is as a result of the inspirational drive and visionary leadership qualities of its Founder and Managing Director, High Chief Egwim, an astute businessman and a manager of men and resources. Due to his excellent entrepreneurship in the Freight Forwarding Industry, Chief Egwim was honored with a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Shipping (FNIS) in 1994.
He has many other awards and Chieftaincy Titles conferred on him because of his administrative acumen, philanthropy and service to humanity including “The Maritime Personality of the year 2013” and the “Most Clearing Agent of the year 2013” by the DISCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY TODAY, Africa’s Most Insightful Parliamentary Journal during the Africa Week held in Frankfurt, Germany (April 22-26, 2013).