Pernod Ricard Ghana, the leading distributor of premium spirits brands has committed an amount of GH¢193,000 to assist government in the fight against COVID-19 in Ghana.
The company announced the amount is dedicated towards the purchase of 5,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) masks to frontline hospital personnel of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, fund 4 Dynamap vital monitor devices to help with treatment, and a donation of GHS 100,000 into the COVID-19 National Trust Fund.
According to the Corporate Relations Manager of Pernod Ricard Ghana, Eunice Osei-Tutu, the Greater Accra Regional Hospital has been designated as a treatment and isolation centre for the COVID-19 disease and the hospital needed every support to curb the disease.
“The Greater Accra Regional Hospital has been set aside as a complete, purpose-built unit to hold and quarantine COVID-19 patients. With such a huge task, we at Pernod Ricard Ghana deemed it important to help the hospital with essential items like PPEs to protect our dedicated health personnel risking their lives to care for COVID-19 patients,” she said.
“Pernod Ricard Ghana will further donate GH¢100,000 to the COVID-19 National Trust Fund, established by the government to support the vulnerable as well as those hard hit by the virus,” she added.
Mrs. Osei-Tutu also commended government for its measures to contain the virus. “The government is doing an excellent job in managing the Covid-19 crisis and we hope that our contribution will assist further with urgent health care delivery and other government interventions in the aim to curb the spread of the virus.”
Pernod Ricard Ghana is the leading distributor of premium spirits brands such as Jameson Irish Whiskey, Chivas Regal and Ballantine’s Scotch Whiskies, and Martell Cognac. Reaching out to more and more consumers every day, their aim is to bring Good Times from a Good Place so that consumers can responsibly enjoy some of the fastest growing brands in Ghana, during true moments of ‘convivialité’.
Pernod Ricard prides itself in fostering the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst its employees, and its unique convivial culture sets it apart from its competitors. By offering employees local opportunities with the prospect of global growth, Pernod Ricard Ghana is recognized as a company that top talent aspire to work for. Pernod Ricard Ghana has achieved Top Employer status for the past two consecutive years, namely 2018 and 2019.