The Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG) has held the third edition of its Ghana Business Quality and Pride Awards to recognize premium standard products, service providers and astute business icons in the country.
About 27 leading consumables and seven renowned business moguls were recognized for their exemplary show of leadership and commitment to quality.
The award seeks to highlight and appreciate premium standard products and services on the local market that have exhibited excellence in manufacturing practices and quality service delivery.
It also regional business icons as the business pride representing their native regions, and non-Ghanaian Business Icons as the business pride representing their various countries – deserving of praise and commendation for their exceptional contribution in job-creation and socio-economic development in Ghana.
The award for “Premium Quality Agro – Processing Business Pride Award 2018” was won by Global Specialty Oil And Fats Limited; Best Quality Electricals Business Pride Award 2018 went to Akai Electricals Melcom Limited; Premium Quality Health Insurance Business Pride Award 2018 was awarded to Premier Health Insurance Co. Ltd; whilst Premium Quality South Korean Electronic Business Pride Award 2018 was won by Samsung Electronics.
Other winners were Hennessy Cognac Imexco Ghana Ltd which won “Premium Quality French Cognac Business Pride Award 2018”; Vokacom Limited Premium Quality Software Development Business Pride Award 2018; Bond Savings & Loans Plc “Premium Quality Savings & Loans Business Pride Award 2018’ and Star Life Assurance Co. Ltd “Premium Quality Life Insurance Business Pride Award 2018”
The rest were: Holy Trinity Spa & Health Farm “Premium Quality Spa & Health Tourism Business Pride Award 2018”; Jay Kay Industries & Investments Ltd “Premium Quality Paper Manufacturing Business Pride Award 2018”; Multi TV “Premium Quality Electronic Media Business Pride Award 2018”; Barclays Bank Ghana “Premium Quality Foreign Bank Business Pride Award”; Gold Fields Ghana Ltd “Premium Quality Mining Business Pride Award 2018”; and Consolidated Shipping Agencies Ltd “Premium Quality Ghanaian Shipping & Logistics Business Pride Award 2018”.
In the business icon category, Mr. Manoj Lakhiani, Chairman of Blow Group of Companies emerged as the Overall Best Business Icon of the Year Award 2018.
Chief Executive Officer of the Holy Trinity Medical Centre, Dr. Felix Anyah, was named “Healthcare Business Icon & Pride of Volta Region Award 2018” whilst President of Manet Group, Dr. Mrs. Theresa Oppong-Beeko, picked the award for “Real Estate Business Icon & Pride of Eastern Region Award 2018”.
This year’s award was organized on the theme, “Promoting International Quality Business through Strategic Partnership for Economic Growth” and was under the auspices of the Ministry of Business Development, with an endorsement from Ghana Standard Authority.