Tuesday 14th January, 2020
Tema, Jan. 14, GNA –
Mr Asante K Berko, former Executive Director of Goldman Sachs International, in
London, United Kingdom is the new Managing Director of the Tema Oil Refinery
Mr Berko takes over
from Mr Isaac Osei who resigned effective from January 1, 2020 after steering
the affairs of the Refinery for two and a half years.
Sources at TOR
confirmed his appointment to the Ghana News Agency in Tema.
Mr Berko had had an
impressive career including, head of Debt Capital Markets and Structure
Assets Solutions of Barclays Capital / Absa Capital, Johannesburg, South
Africa, from June 2008 to June 2014.
He also worked as the vice-president of
Credit-Suisse, Assets Finance, New York in addition to been vice-president and
portfolio manager of Sun Trust Robinson-Humphrey.
The new TOR MD also
worked as manager at Ernst & Young, in charge of Asset Finance
Solutions/Leasing Group in San Francisco and also held other positions in some
Mr Berko holds an
M.A. in economics from Tufts university, Medford Massachusetts, B.Sc(econ) in
Economics & Accounting from the University of Hull, UK, Diploma in Computer
Programming and Data Processing from the London-College, and a certificate in
Econometrics & Regression Analysis from York university, Ontario, Canada.