Business Excellence Magazine has honoured Managing Director (MD) of Unilever Ghana, Ms. Maidie Arkutu, as the Most Outstanding Manufacturing Executive – Personal Products Award at the 2nd Feminine Ghana Achievement Awards 2016.
The Feminine Ghana Achievement Awards identifies exemplary conduct, performance and achievement by women in specified aspects or sectors of public governance, professional and business activities or in their contributions to the wellbeing of society.
The award also aims to identity and publicise these role models whose accomplishments encourage and inspire women in general across the country to similar conduct activities and behaviour in exemplary fashion.
Ms. Maidie Arkutu has served as Managing Director of Unilever Ghana Limited since May 1, 2013.
She previously served as marketing director and non-executive member of the board of directors of the company.
Under her leadership, Unilever Ghana has seen tremendous growth in the last 3 years.
Maidie Arkutu has led various innovative activities that have resulted in significant and sustained growth for the business.
Currently, Ms. Arkutu is the Chairman of the Executive Council of the Executive Women Network, a non-profit organisation of women in senior management and executive positions in private organizations/institutions and women entrepreneurs of well established businesses in Ghana.
The network operates with a vision to inspire, empower and support women executives to be successful and influential both at the local and international level.
Miss Arkutu is a founding member of this women network along with five other women business executives.