Business News of Saturday, 29 September 2018
Chief Executive Officer of the McDan Group of Companies, Dr. Daniel Mckorley has been adjudged Marketing Man of the Year 2017 at the 29th Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG) Awards.
The CIMG Marketing Performance Awards under the theme “Marketing: A catalyst for driving Ghana Beyond Aid”, was organised to recognise individuals and organisations that have excelled in their various fields of marketing endeavours and to also create awareness for marketing concept and its importance for the success of businesses.
Arguably one of the most successful businessmen in Ghana, Dr. Mckorley started the McDan Shipping Company in 1999 with its headquarters in Accra. The McDan Shipping Company has presence in over 2000 major air and seaports worldwide with partnership with World Cargo Alliance (WCA) and JC Trans.
Speaking to the media after the event, Dr. Mckorley expressed his gratitude and urged entrepreneurs to work hard to achieve goals they set out for themselves.
According to him, in order to reduce the unemployment rate in the country, he is ready to help build and mentor young entrepreneurs who are finding difficulties starting up their businesses.
At this year’s event, Managing Director of Internet Solution; Yvette Atekpe also emerged as the Marketing Woman of the Year, Adom FM’s Dwaso Nsem also won Best Morning Show.
Other award winners in the Personalities category include David Afflu, Business Unit Director, PZ Cussons who picked up Marketing Practitioner of the year and John Kafui Kwame Klu, Marketing Student of the year, 2017