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Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong: The Global Icon With Distinguished Difference & An Inspiration |

Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong is the Chief Executive Officer of Special Group of Companies and Co-founder of United Television (UTV), all based in Accra in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

The business magnate with a heart of gold has a pristine credibility and integrity worth emulating by all young entrepreneurs and upstarts.

Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong has over the years positioned himself in the business world not just outstandingly but also become the source of livelihood and inspiration to many Ghanaians and the world at large.

Bridging the unemployment gap, he has created several jobs for tons of people, provided for the needy and the deprived in society in a way that leaves many people in awe admiring his magnanimity.

Philanthropically, Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong’s name will for a lifetime remain on the lips of his beneficiaries as he gives cheerfully and willingly with love and a sense of responsibility to be genuinely good to people.

In the corporate and business world, one cannot mention names without this foremost figure whose business acumen is second to none.

Dr. Ernest Ofori is a global icon, a humble man and leader with an immaculate record distinguishable from others and a great inspiration to both the young and old.


Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong is an astute businessman with many years’ experience.

He is a product of the Presbyterian Boys Secondary School (Presec).

He has an amazing business career in the small and medium enterprise industry; an industrialist and holds MSc in Finance and Investment Management from Salford University Manchester in United Kingdom.

He set up the SPECIAL INVESTMENTS LTD which is a real estate and construction business and can boast of a significant number of estate houses and apartments in very strategic areas of the city and numerous office complexes and shops.

In 2011, he solely founded and set up the mineral water company, SPECIAL ICE LTD.

He also founded SPECIAL HOMES LTD, a real estate company.

He co-founded with a close friend;

BESTPOINT SAVINGS AND LOANS CO. LTD which is already a highly recognized financial institution in Ghana,

BEST ASSURANCE LTD, which is a renowned insurance company.

U2 SALT LTD – a 600 acre salt mining company and a refinery at Winneba in the Central Region.

UNITED TELEVISION (UTV Ltd), which is currently the leading TV station in the country.  


The Peristrofi World Honorary International Award Conference bestowed on him an Honorary Ambassador of Business Entrepreneur in West Africa.  

He has been conferred with a Doctorate Degree of Philosophy in Law from Barkley University for his contribution to the socio-economic development of Ghana.

He has been decorated with the Highest Distinction of Global Dignity Awards for Service to Humanity at the United Nations, New York with the Proclamation by the Senate of New York.

He has received lots of recognitions and awards locally and internationally and has attended various local and international conferences, seminars and business workshops among others.

He is;

• Honorary Fellow Chartered Institute of Credit Management Ghana

• Honorary Member, Ghana Institute of Journalism

• The President of East Legon Executive Fitness Club.

• The Global President of PRESEC Old Boys Association

• The Board Chairman of the Governing Council, PRESEC

• The Board Chairman Emy Awards

He has been appointed to the Board of National COVID Trust Fund of Ghana by the President of Ghana.

Source: Adu Gyamfi Ameyaw//Ghana



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