Entrepreneurs Award Gina Blay

CEO of Western Publications LTD, Gina Ama Blay

Gina Ama Blay, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Western Publications Limited, publishers of DAILY GUIDE, is billed to receive an award at this year’s Ghana Entrepreneur & Corporate Executive Awards.

Slated for Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Banquet Hall, State House, the event is being organized by Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana.

Omnibank is the headline sponsor of the seventh edition of the event which is under the theme, ‘Promoting Economic Growth through private sector development and corporate governance.’

Sam Ato Gaisie, Founder and President of Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG), in a statement, said the theme was chosen to enhance business relationship between entrepreneurs and corporate executives and also promote the government’s private sector development initiative.

Ghana Entrepreneur & Corporate Executive Awards (GECEA) is an initiative of Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana, in collaboration with Entrepreneurs Association of Ghana, Ministries of Trade and Industry and Finance.

It is a premier awards for emerging entrepreneurs, corporate executives, established business owners, innovative and creative entrepreneurs, who own and operate businesses.

Award categories

The award categories are Entrepreneur of the Year, Lifetime Entrepreneur achievement, Industrialist of the Year, Woman Entrepreneur, Young Entrepreneur, Agro Business, Health & Medical services, Herbal Industry, Household Industry and Oil & Gas.

The rest are Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Hospitality & Tourism Industry, Transport & Logistics, Building & Construction Industry, Rubber & Plastics, Real Estate Development, Information Communication, Technology and Education Entrepreneur of the year.

Entrepreneur Award nominees

Some of the nominees include Gobind R Wadhwani, Managing Director of Kane-em Industries Ltd, Joseph Kojo   Biney, CEO of Baj Freight and logistics Ltd, Rev. Dr Kwaku Frimpong, CEO of Frimps Oil Co. Ltd, and Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani, President of Groupe Ideal.

Others are Emmanuel T. Obeng, CEO of Jislah Financial Services Ltd., Edmund Akoto-Bamfo, Chairman of Beatex Enterprise Ltd. Dr. Maxwell N. Owusu, CEO of Rockcare Clinic Ltd. John Kufuor, CEO of African Regent Hotel and Mukesh V. Thakwani, CEO of B5 Plus Ltd.

Corporate Executive award nominees

Others are Joe Mensah, Vice President and Country Manager of Kosmos Energy Ghana, Ebenezer Asante, CEO of MTN Ghana, Freda Duplan, Managing Director of Nestle Ghana Ltd and Emmanuel Adu-Sarkodee, Group CEO of CDH Group.

Felix Nyarko-Pong, CEO of uniBank Ghana Ltd, Philip Oti-Mensah, CEO of Omnibank Ltd. Kojo Addae-Mensah, Group CEO of Data Bank Group, Tor Nygard, CEO of Dangote Cement Ghana Ltd and Kofi Ampong, CEO of Broll Ghana.