Edmund Acheampong, Country Director, Siemens Ghana
SIEMENS GHANA has indicated it is prepared to invest more into Ghana’s economy.
Country Director of Siemens Ghana, Edmund Acheampong,
who was speaking at the 3rd Ghana Customer Day in Accra, said his
outfit’s contributions in the last three years had gone past investment to
aiding science and technology institutions.
The event, themed: “Technology as a catalyst for
business and economic development,” saw Siemens exhibiting its technology
across the energy, oil and gas, transportation, power generation and
transmission spectrum, to customers as well as potential customers.
It further provided opportunity for customers to
discuss certain pertinent issues around technology and economic development.
Mr Acheampong said Siemens Ghana had helped to empower
young and prospective engineers with the establishment of a Siemens automation
laboratory at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
“Just last month, July 2019 Siemens handed over the
refurbished ICT laboratory, fitted with 45 new computers to the Sekondi
College,” he said, adding that it would afford students the opportunity to get
He said Siemens has cutting edge technology and
solutions for the world, Africa and for Ghana.
He said leveraging digital technology with
electrification and automation domain could help build a more resilient
Mr Acheampong said Siemens’ data visualisation project
– FABRIC – which was launched during the German Africa Business Summit in Accra
in February this year demonstrated the importance of data in transforming
Africa’s urban centres into smart cities of the future.