Samuel Boakye-Appiah has been appointed by President Akufo-Addo to act as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).
The appointment letter, signed by the Energy Minister Boakye Agyarko, urged him to act as CEO until a substantive CEO is appointed.
“As a caretaker CEO, you will not take decisions that have policy implications until a substantive governing board is in place.”
Engineer Boakye-Appiah joined the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) on 4th January, 1990.
He had earlier served as a National Service Personnel at VRA for two (2) years, and later worked as an Assistant Electrical Engineer and Electrical Engineer at Bonsa Tyre Company Limited (1987-1988) and Afridec Limited (1988-1989).
He has worked in the company’s Engineering, Network Projects, Materials and Transport Directorates and the Office of the Managing Director in his over 25 years at the company.
He served in the Engineering Directorate and was attached to the Fifth Power Project (Power Five) from 1990 –1994.