Some outstanding entrepreneurs, public officials and corporate chief executives have been nominated to receive honours at the 9th Ghana Entrepreneur and Corporate Executive Awards (GECEA 2019).
The 9th Ghana Entrepreneur & Corporate Executive Awards 2019 is an initiative of Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG) and sponsored by Delta Airline and J in G’ Insurance Brokers. Award winners would be honored at a gala dinner scheduled for May at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra. On the theme “Promoting United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals through Private and Public Sector Partnership.
The award is a flagship event of the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG) to honour, reward, inspire and recognize the most successful hardworking and respectful entrepreneurs, public officials, corporate executives and business executives who own or manage successful organizations in the private and public sector.
The award represents the benchmark of success for entrepreneurs, public officials, corporate executives, business executives and CEOs in Ghana from a variety of different sectors. Our intention is to give a worthy individual the recognition he/she deserves as well as to use their example to inspire public officials, corporate executives and business leaders to achieve similar success.
Nominees for the Outstanding Entrepreneur Awards include: Mr. Salem Kalmoni, Managing Director, Japan Motors Trading Co. Ltd, Dr. Daniel McKorley, Group Chairman, McDan Group of Companies, Mr. Eric Seddy Kutorse, Group Executive Chairman, First Sky Group, Dr. Felix Kwaku Anyah, Executive Chairman, Holy Trinity Medical Centre, Mrs. Patience Tsegah, Managing Director, Unicom Chemist Limited, Mr.Obed Asante, Chief Executive Officer ,Ghana Nuts Company Ltd, Mr. Enoch Cobbina, Chief Executive Officer , Mericom Solutions (GH.) Limited, Mr. Robert Kingsford Kutin Jnr, Chief Executive Officer, Allship Logistics Limited, Mr. Kofi Somuah, Chief Executive Officer, Sofaamy Co. Ltd and Mr. Kofi Addo-Agyekum, Managing Director, Kofikrom Pharmacy Ltd
Others include: Mr. Louis Amenyo Adanuty, Chief Executive Officer, Teksol Limited, Mrs. Leticia Osafo-Addo,Managing Director, Samba Foods Ltd, Mr. Percy Asare Ansah, Chief Executive Officer ,Premier Health Insurance Co. Ltd, Mr. Anthony Tuosegma Poore, Managing Director, Agriaccess Ghana Limited, Alhaji Abdul Salamu Amadu, Chairman, Afro-Arab Group ,Mr. Bright Owusu- Amofah, Chief Executive Officer, Appolonia Development Company Ltd Mr. Isaac Yeboah Filson, Chief Executive Officer ,Alicia Global Connect Communication Ltd, Dr.Mary Dei-Zanga,Chief Executive Officer,Ropheka Health Centre. Dr.Naa Asheley Dordor, Chief Executive Officer, Nova Wellness Centre and Mr. Ishmael Kwesi Otchere, Chief Executive Officer , Microfin Consult Limited.
The entrepreneur award categories include: Overall Best Entrepreneur of the Year, Lifetime Entrepreneurial Achievement Award, Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur, Outstanding Entrepreneurial Personality, Outstanding Young Entrepreneur, Outstanding Pharmaceutical, Outstanding Agro Processing Entrepreneur ,Outstanding Health Insurance ,Outstanding Freight Forwarding & Logistics, Most Promising Entrepreneur, Start Up Entrepreneur ,Agribusiness Entrepreneur, Glass & Aluminum Entrepreneur, Outstanding Entrepreneur in Corporate Social Responsibility, Outstanding Software Development Entrepreneur. Outstanding IT & Telecommunication Entrepreneur of the Year.
The criteria for the award include an assessment of Entrepreneurial Spirit, Financial Performance and Growth, Vision and Innovation, Personal Integrity and Commitment, Strategic Marketing Involvement and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Nominees for the Corporate Executive awards include; Mr. Daniel Kwei Kumah Sackey,Managing Director,Ecobank Ghana Limited,Mr.Daniel Yoa Domelevo, Auditor-General, Ghana Audit Service, Dr. John Ofori-Tenkorang, Director-General, Social Security & National Insurance Trust, Dr. Ernest Addison,Governor, Bank of Ghana,Mr. Kwamena Bartels,Board Chairman,Ghana Oil Company Ltd, Mr. Kwasi Agyeman Busia, Chief Executive Officer ,Drivers & Vehicle Licensing Authority, Mr. Michael Okyere Baafi, Chief Executive Officer ,Ghana Free Zones Authority, Mr. Seth Adu-Baah Managing Director, Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Ghana Ltd and Dr. Joshy Varkey, Managing Director Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Co. Ltd.
Others include: Mr. Alhassan Tampuli, Chief Executive Officer, National Petroleum Authority, Mr. Volkan Buyukbicer, Managing Director, Karpowership Ghana Company Ltd,Mr. Odun Odunfa,Managing Director,First Atlantic Bank,Ms. Benonita Bismarck,Chief Executive Officer,Ghana Shippers’ Authority, Ing. Dr. Clifford A. Braimah, Ag.Managing Director, Ghana Water Company Ltd, Mr. Alfred Baku, Executive Vice President / Head of West Africa, Gold Fields Ghana Ltd, Mrs. Elizabeth Wyns-Dogbe, Managing Director, SIC Life Insurance Co Ltd,Mr. Kwame Owusu-Boateng, Chief Executive Officer, Opportunity International Saving & Loans Ltd, Mr. George Ofosuhene, Chief Executive Officer,Bond Savings & Loans PLC,Mrs. Sonya Sadhwani, Director of Brand Management, Melcom Group of Companies, Mr.Senyo Hosi, Chief Executive Officer Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors, Mr.Fadda Dickson, Managing Director, Despite Media and Mr.Santokh Singh, Managing Director, Multi TV.
The Corporate Executive Award Categories include: Outstanding Board Chairman of the Year, Outstanding Corporate Personality, Outstanding Director General, Outstanding MD/ CEO, Business Enterprises CEO, Outstanding Insurance CEO, Petroleum CEO, Power and Energy CEO, Woman CEO, Oil & Gas CEO, Vehicle & Transport Services CEO, Banking and Finance Services CEO, Non-Bank Financial Services CEO, Savings & Loans CEO, Mining CEO, Beverage Manufacturing CEO, Agri-business CEO, Utility CEO and Media CEO/Personality of the Year.
The criteria for the award include an assessment of Corporate Spirit, Financial Performance and Growth, Vision and Innovation, Personal Integrity and Commitment, Strategic Marketing Involvement and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Distinguished Professional Public Officer of the Year, Outstanding Minister of the Year and Outstanding Deputy Minister of the Year will be announced at the awards ceremony.