Sam Ato Gaisie, CEO, EFG
THE ENTREPRENEURS Foundation of Ghana (EFG) is set to honour entrepreneurs, business and corporate executives who have distinguished themselves over the years.
The prestigious 11th Ghana Entrepreneur and Corporate Executive Awards is an initiative of Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG) and sponsored by M & G Pharmaceuticals, McDan Foundation, Electrochem Ghana Ltd, JRA Cosmetics and Blowchem Industries.
This year’s award, to be held virtually, will be held on the theme: “Promoting Entrepreneurship Excellence for Sustainable Economic Development in the Post-pandemic Transformation”.
Award winners would be honoured through a live virtual broadcast on TV3 Network and live streaming on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram. The virtual awards gala comes off on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 9pm.
Virtual Special Guests include Ms. Kathleen Csaba, Canadian High Commissioner, Dr. Daniel McKorley, Executive Group Chairman, McDan Group, Ms. Selma Ashipala–Musavyi, Namibian High Commissioner, Mr. Sugandh Rajaram, Indian High Commissioner, Mr. Lim Jung-Taek, Korean Ambassador and Ms. Grace Jeanet Mason, South African High Commissioner.
The Ghana Entrepreneur and Corporate Executive Awards Gala honours entrepreneurs and corporate executives who have had significant and positive impact on society, built a legacy and demonstrated entrepreneurial and corporate leadership, sustained business performance, integrity, corporate vision and innovation. It focuses on the success of entrepreneurs and corporate executives such as founders, executive chairmen, board chairpersons, managing directors, chief executive officers and country directors.
The entrepreneur nominees shortlisted include Parshotam G. Aidasani, Chairman, Jay Kay Industries & Investments Ltd; Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong, Founder & Executive Chairman, Jospong Group of Companies; Mukesh V. Thakwani, CEO, B5 Plus Group; Collins Okley Otoo, CEO, Nungua Warehouse Group of Companies; Dr. Kwaku Oteng, Founder & CEO, Angel Group of Companies; Patricia Poku-Diaby, CEO, Plot Enterprise Ghana Limited and Dr. Felix Kweku Anyah, Founder & Executive Chairman, Holy Trinity Medical Centre.
Other nominees are Dr. Emmanuel Adu-Sarkodee, Group Chairman, CDH Group; Pawan Aidasani, CEO, Jay Kay Industries & Investments Ltd; Kofi Nsiah–Poku, Executive Chairman, Kina Group of Companies; Patience Tsegah, Managing Director, Unicom Chemist Limited; Charles Antwi-Boahen, Managing Director, KAB-FAM Ghana Ltd; Dr. Kofi Amoa –Abban, Founder & CEO, Rigworld Group; Richard Nii-Armah Quaye, CEO, Quick Angels Ltd; Boatemaa Kakra Duffuor-Nyarko, CEO, Starlife Assurance Company Ltd; Salma Salifu, Managing Director, Dignity DTRT Ltd; Dhiraj Lakhiani, CEO, Blow Group of Companies; Steve Ocloo, Managing Director, Nkulenu Industries Ltd; Nour Seklaoui, Managing Director, Electroland Ghana Ltd and Kofi Addo-Agyekum, CEO, Kofikrom Pharmacy Ltd.
The Corporate Executive nominees shortlisted are Nana Abra–Appiah, Board Chairman, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG); Alfred Baku, Executive Vice President & Head of Gold Field West Africa Gold Fields Ghana Ltd; Kwame Osei Prempeh, Group CEO, GOIL Company Ltd; Florence Larbi, Chief Operating Officer, Environment And Sanitation Group and Mahesh Shah, Managing Director, De United Foods Industries Gh Ltd.
Other nominees are Freda Yahan Duplan, Board Chairperson, Zenith Bank Ghana Limited; Rahul Gopinath, CEO, Ecom Ghana Ltd; Rosy Fynn, CEO, Busy Internet Gh. Ltd; Beatrice Agyemang, Group CEO, Media General Ghana Ltd; Nathalie Akon Gabala, Regional Director Western, Central & Northern Africa, Master Card Foundation; Ama Frimpomaa Dwumah, Managing Director, SIC Life Savings & Loans Ltd and Romeo-Richlove Kweku Seshie, CEO, Quick Credit and Investment Micro-Credit Ltd.