#OutstandingBrands2021: Jospong Group –  improving the lives of people

Dr. Samanjith Udumalagala, Chief Operating Officer, Jospong Group

Jospong Group of Companies is a wholly Ghanaian holding company with interest in over 40 different subsidiaries.  Established in 1995 with a core business of printing and publishing, the company has in the last couple of years, grown into conglomerate with operations in 14 sectors of the economy.

It is one of the most diversified private companies in Ghana and has directly and indirectly created over 200,000 jobs along the value chain.

The vision of the Group is to become the most successful African Holding company leading in every sector of our operations with a simple mission of improving the lives of people. Jospong Group’s core business is to identify gaps, churn out innovative businesses and build capacities to provide value and nurture them to become market leaders; fit to play on both the local and international markets.

Some of our major areas of operation include Waste Management, Software Development and ICT, Banking and Finance, Manufacturing and Automobile among others. The Jospong Group of Companies is one of the most diversified holdings companies in Ghana with operations in other African countries and Asia. The Group is the leader in the waste management and the entire circular economy in Ghana.

For ease of operations, the companies have been clustered into five main Groups namely…

  • Environment and Sanitation
  • Technical and Logistics
  • Commercial and Allied Services
  • ICT Group
  • Banking and Finance

Environment and Sanitation Group

This covers over 60% of the Jospong Group operations with businesses in the circular economy space comprising waste management in terms of public cleansing and residential waste collection, transfer stations, recycling-both plastic and organic and landfills management. This Group boasts of about 29 different companies.

Technical and Logistics

There are 17 companies under this Group. Businesses under this Group are into manufacturing, building and construction, Automobile and equipment, Ports and Logistics Services, Agriculture and Agro business, Mining and quarry as well as oil and gas.

ICT Group

Operations under this group centres on providing solutions in the information technology space including software development, programming, website development, auditing of telcos and simbox fraud detection and other digital archiving of documents. Its seven major companies also provide data collection services and cyber security operations.

Commercial and Allied Services

The Commercial and Allied Services Group generally caters to the operations of the Jospong Group in its customer facing services such as Multimedia, Hospitality, Printing and publishing, Human Resource outsourcing and consulting services and other allied services. This also comprise of seven companies.

Banking and Finance

Under this Group, the company boasts of a universal bank, two Insurance companies-one in general insurance and the other in health, a venture capital company, a pensions trust and a digital payment platform company.

Jospong Group of Companies has initiated and successfully grown businesses in Ghana and across Africa. The key to our success include the fact that our businesses are situated in a peaceful and stable political climate which boasts of a vibrant human resource and a Government willing to pursue economic growth led by the private sector. The operations of the company cover 8 of the 17 sustainable development goals of the United Nations including SDGs 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, and 13.

The strength

Experience: We have extensive experience in our various sectors of operation over the past few years

Well Resourced: We have strong financial and infrastructural base in terms of equipment and facilities

Diverse Nature: One of the most diversified Groups offering numerous opportunities for partnership in strategic management, technology transfer, technical and/or financial support

Solid Work Force: Boasts of a huge workforce of young and old talented and skilled personnel with a good balance in gender, race and social stratification

Strong Relationship: We have built strong relationships with the government and other businesses.

Stable Economy: Our businesses are mostly situated in Ghana which is one of the most peaceful and stable economies in Africa

The Values

  • Godliness & Fellowship
  • Service Excellence
  • Stewardship
  • People focused
  • Team work

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