May 27, 2024

GEPA CEO awarded at Ghana CEO Summit

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA), Osafohene Dr. Afua Asabea Asare I, was among the 101 top CEOs honoured at this year’s Ghana CEO Summit.

The 8th edition of the annual event, themed “Reigniting Business and Economic Growth: Charting a Path Forward; Transforming State-owned Enterprises through Economic Diversification and Al Transformation, Fostering a High-Level Public-Private Sector Dialogue.” was held on Monday, 27th, 2024, at the Kempinski Gold Coast City Hotel in Accra.

Dr. Asare was named CEO of the Year in the Export-Trade Sector, Public Sector category, recognising her contributions to Ghana’s economic growth through her efforts in promoting Ghanaian products globally.

According to the organisers, Chief Executives Network Ghana, the awardees exemplify exceptional business practices, achievements, and leadership qualities.

The criteria for evaluation include demonstrating business excellence, exhibiting leadership and vision, upholding high ethical standards and professionalism, investing in Ghana, creating jobs, and positively impacting the business community over the past years.

Keynote speakers at the summit were the Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, and former President John Dramani Mahama.

Ghana recorded an 11.75% increase in non-traditional exports (NTE) earnings for 2023. This information is contained in GEPA’s annual NTE Statistics Report which was launched in Accra on May 6, 2024.

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