Jospong’s  Florence Larbi wins top CEO award


The Executive Chairman of the Jospong Group of Companies, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong, has been named ‘CEO of the Decade’ in the Environment and Sanitation sector at the 5th Ghana CEO summit organised in Accra.

The award was in recognition of the sterling leadership exhibited by Dr. Agyepong in the Environment and Sanitation sector, which saw the establishments of an integrated waste management mechanisms as well as on-going waste recycling plants in all 16 regions of Ghana.

Also, the Chief Operating Officer of the Environment and Sanitation Cluster of the Jospong Group, Mrs. Florence Larbi, received the Women Excellence Leadership award for the Business Leadership sector and was inducted into the ‘CEO Hall of Fame’ for excelling in corporate leadership.

Speaking in an interview with the media, Chief Corporate Communications Officer of the Jospong Group, Madam Sophia Kudjordji, was fully appreciative of the organisers and indicated that the Jospong Group of Companies is one that is driven by passion with a focus on improving people’s lives and their environment, and will stop at nothing to do that.

She said the Group, in addition to its excellent delivery on waste collection, is now providing sustainable Environmental Sanitation infrastructure for both municipal solid waste and liquid waste to put Ghana at par with developed countries, and make value out the waste for improved health and well-being of the citizenry.

“This infrastructure provides practical solutions to manage all kinds waste, provide jobs and also serve as centres of excellence for learning for our students in environmental engineering. It also goes to prove that, with necessary support from government, Ghanaian businesses can of transform this country when given the opportunity,” she noted, and made reference to construction of the recycling compost plants under construction across the country, and the multiplier effect it will have on job-creation for the youth.

Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia presented the awards to recipients, and in a keynote address indicated that digital transformation of the economy is yielding results – as government has converted all unique Ghana Card numbers into Tax Identification Numbers (TIN).

He said the on-going registration of SIM cards with Ghana Cards will migrate most Ghanaians onto a digital database, as those who fail to register their SIM cards will lose them by June or July.

The Ghana CEO Summit brings together Business Leaders, Heads of States and CEOs to deliberate and help unlock Ghana’s economic potential by offering concrete, innovative and actionable solutions to build the country and business leaders.

The theme for this year’s edition is ‘Digital Tansformation: Powering Business and Government Reset for Post-Pandemic Economic Resilience – A Public/Private Sector Dialogue’.

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