Avance Media Ranking: 50 most influential CMOs in Ghana 2019

Avance Media Ranking: 50 most influential CMOs in Ghana 2019

The ranking provides a list of heads of marketing, sales, and commercial of various companies in Ghana who are doing exciting things to put their companies out there and record impressive marketing performance according to Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media

21 of the 50 people listed are women and sectors cut across media, technology, banking and finance, insurance, food & beverage, telco, oil & gas, insurance, etc.

According to Kwame A.A Opoku, CEO of Reset Global People, “the reason for putting this list together is to fill a gap because marketing is one of the most instrumental things that drive any cause, movement and product.”

The ranking should create a conversation on how do we change the marketing front in Ghana and how do we ensure we are putting the marketing mind at the forefront of change within the corporate world and the country, said, Jesse Agyepong, Managing Partner of Afiba Consulting.

More details about the ranking are published on www.avancemedia.org//2019cmo

50 most influential CMOs in Ghana 2019

Below is the list of the 2019 50 Most Influential CMOs in Ghana arranged in alphabetical order.

Avance Media Ranking: 50 most influential CMOs in Ghana 2019

  1. Abdul-Rahim Siddique || Total Ghana

Abdul-Rahim Siddique is the sales & marketing manager at Total Petroleum Ghana Ltd a Ghanaian petroleum company. With over 60 years in the Ghanaian Oil Marketing Industry, Total Petroleum Ghana Limited has over 230 retail outlets spread countrywide

  1. Akofa Djankui || StarTimes Ghana

Akofa Djankui is the head of marketing at StarTimes Ghana, the leading digital-TV operator in 30 African countries, serving nearly 10 million subscribers.

She is an experienced advertising & media marketing communications executive with a good understanding of the media. She has a history of success in event coordination and production management and my broad-based skill set is easily transferable into any position. She has previously served as the general manager of ABN and Alpha Limousine Rentals

  1. Ali Ajami || Twellium Industries

Ali Ajami is the Marketing Manager of Twellium Industries producers of Rush Energy Drink, Verna Natural Mineral Water, Run Energy Drink, American Cola, etc. He was recently appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations youth in Ghana.

Ali also leads the company’s CSR unit which has contributed tremendously to Ghana’s development by empowering women, providing shelter for the homeless, providing businesses for disables, reforming and renovating schools.

  1. Anne Sackey || MultiChoice Ghana Ltd

Anne Sackey is the head of marketing of Multichoice Ghana Ltd, Ghana’s premier pay television brand that provides subscriber management services to DStv and GOtv subscribers.

She is a Chartered Marketer, communications and marketing strategist and an effective member of corporate management teams developing strategic plans and implementing brand management projects in the area of marketing, event planning, stakeholder and media relations, in order to achieve targets. She has a strong interest in community and enterprise development. This interest in ethical marketing and social responsibility is reflected in my independent project work for my MSc dissertations which developed my analytical thought as well as the ability to effectively research and manage projects.

  1. Asiedua Addae || Standard Chartered Bank

Asiedua Addae is the Head of Corporate Affairs and Brand and Marketing at Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited. In her role, she is responsible for managing the Banks engagement with stakeholders in order to promote and protect the Bank’s reputation, brand and services in Ghana. She joined Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited in 2012 and has held various positions in the Bank including Head, Business Marketing, Consumer Banking and Head, Brand and Marketing.

Asiedua has an extensive career spanning over 18 years managing a number of global brands across geographies with significant experience in areas of Brand building, corporate communications, crises and reputational risk management. Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited, Asiedua worked with Unilever Ghana and North America and L’Oreal West Africa. Asiedua is a graduate of the University of Ghana and holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Fordham University in New York

  1. Belo Cida Haruna || Indomie Ghana

Belo Cida Haruna is the Marketing Manager at De United Foods Ltd part of the Tolaram Group and producers of Indomie Ghana. He is specialised in Marketing, Business Development, Branding, Events, Brand Management, Sales, PR & Communications.

As a graduate from the University of Ghana, he has served in several other capacities including marketing manager for Street Fair International and head of business development for Millennium Excellence Foundation.

  1. Benedicta Baaba Anokye || SIC Insurance Company Limited

Benedicta Baaba Anokye heads the Sales & Marketing Department of SIC, with over 17 years’ experience in the banking and financial services. She joined SIC from Universal Merchant Bank where she began her banking career and attained high-quality work and good management exposure.

Over the years, she gained enormous wealth of knowledge and experience in the Marketing space from 14 years of managing branches and an additional 3 years in the Trade Finance Department as the Head of International Payments. She strategically leads the marketing team of SIC to ensure set performance targets are met in premium mobilization, client retention and profit maximization. She has an excellent appreciation of client relationship management and a passion for delivering excellent customer experience.

She is a product of the University of Hull, U.K with an MBA in Business Administration (General Management), University of Ghana Legon, with a B.A Political science and Theatre Arts, and Presbyterian Boys Secondary School. Legon

  1. Charles Kollo  || DreamOval Ltd

Charles Kollo is leading Sales and Marketing at DreamOval which is one of the top Ghanaian Technology company, their flagship product is Slydepay and Billbox.

Charles studied business communication at Harvard University, holds a Masters Degree in Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship from EDC Paris Business School, and an international business certificate from Tec de Monterrey in Mexico. He is the author of the book Hustling in America: The secrets of success for immigrant entrepreneurs and is a marketing and technology blogger at charleskollo.com

  1. Daniel A. Pabby || Mantrac Ghana

Daniel A. Pabby is the head of marketing and strategic planning for Mantrac Ghana, distributors of CAT Equipment in Ghana.

He is a result-oriented senior business leader with outstanding insight in Marketing Practice, Strategy, Business Operation Excellence, Customer Management, Corporate Affairs, Sales Effectiveness and Business Development. A total of 17 years industry experience, 5 years in supervisory role, 12years in senior management role in both Ghanaian and multinational environments. He currently heads Streams Consulting as the Chief Marketing Partner.

  1. Delali Dzidzienyo || First National Bank Ghana Limited

Delali Tettey Dzidzienyo is the head of marketing and corporate communications at FNB overseeing the FNB’s marketing strategies as well as driving all marketing and brand-related acts.

He has till now, been with the Stanbic as Manager of Personal and Business Banking department. Delali Dzidzienyo holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Ghana Business School.

  1. Dennis Baidoo || GNPC Ghana

Dennis Baidoo is the Marketing Manager of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Ghana’s agency responsible for the exploration, licensing, and distribution of petroleum-related activities in Ghana.

  1. Doreen Plange || Media General

Doreen Plange is the Group Head of Marketing at Media General, Ghana’s leading Media Company which owns and operates some of the industry’s largest and most diversified businesses spanning television, radio, digital media and productions. Media General manages TV3, 3FM, Onua FM, Connect FM & 3news.com

She was formerly with the Marketing Manager for Youth Segment-Vodafone Ghana

  1. Ebenezer Tetteh || Promasidor

Ebenezer Tetteh is the head of sales at Promasidor, a leading supplier of quality food products in more than 30 African countries, including Ghana. Some key products under his work include Onga, Cowbell, Cowbell Coffee, Choco-Malt, Sweet Milk, Coconut, Strawberry and Mocha.

Ebenezer is an experienced National Sales Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the food & beverages industry. He is Skilled in Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG); Coaching, Sales operations, Retail sales & marketing and Marketing. He has an MSc. Supply Chain Management from Coventry University

  1. Edward Nana Poku Osei || A1 Bread

Edward Nana Poku Osei popularly known as Hammer of The Last Two is the chief marketing officer of A1 Bread, a premium and tasty cake bread.

He is a record producer in the Ghanaian music industry. He founded The Last Two Music Group and is also known for grooming some of the best Ghanaian Hip Hop or Hiplife artists, including Obrafour, Tinny, Kwaw Kese, Sarkodie, Ayigbe Edem, and others.

  1. Edwin Amoako || Fanmilk Ghana Ltd

Edwin Amoako is the Marketing Manager of FanMilk Ghana Limited and has close to 2 decades of Business Marketing experience both locally and internationally building brands almost all his working career in both the FMCG and Telecommunications sectors. He begun his career with then MW brands / Heinz and helped built locally relevant brands like: John West, Starkist, TEACHER to mention a few.

Edwin then joined Nestlé Central and West Africa Dairy team and was responsible for Marketing Innovation and renovations for over 22 countries responsible for brands like NIDO, GOLDEN MORN, CEREVITA, and GLORIA for Senegal. To further draw on his brand-building experience and convince himself he wasn’t just good at FMCG brands, He joined the premier 4G LTE Telecommunications company, SURFLINE, where he was responsible for BRANDS COMMUNICATION for the start-up of the company all the way through launch in the Ghana Market. A few years later Nestlé Ghana office offered him a role to manage the Dairy Category for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone as Marketing Manager responsible for big brands like IDEAL MILK, CARNATION, and MILO (CEREAL).

Edwin currently heads the Marketing wing of the ICONIC FanMilk brand and is responsible, together with his team, for FANYOGO, FANCHOCO, FANICE, FANMAXX and all other the FanMilk Brands. Edwin holds an MBA in International Marketing from Staffordshire University and a BSc. Management with Computing (Marketing) from Regent University. He is also a member of CIM-UK, ICM-UK and C.I.P.R-UK

  1. Ekyi Quarm || Multimedia Group

Ekyi Quarm is the Chief Marketing Officer of the Multimedia Group, a media group established in 1994 and has six radio stations, six news websites and a satellite television network.

Ekyi until he joined the Group was the Marketing Director of Accra Brewery Ltd. He brings to the business 20 years experience in brands management, having worked at Unilever, Fantasia TV and Guinness Ghana Ltd. Ekyi is an alumnus of the University of Ghana, Legon.

  1. Elaine Arthur || Allianz Life Insurance Ghana

Elaine Arthur is the head of Marketing & Communication at Allianz Life Insurance Ghana. She is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, monitoring & measuring the overall marketing and communication strategy of the business.

Prior to joining Allianz Life, Elaine was the Public Relations manager for Dizengoff Ghana, a multinational company which is into Agriculture, Communications as well as Electromechanical engineering.

Elaine has experience in cross-organizational and integrated marketing communication strategies, media management, copy writing, market research, brand management, event planning, execution and management and is a stickler for detail. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations – UK and an Affiliate of Institute of Public Relations, Ghana. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French & Political Science from the University of Ghana, Legon, a diploma in Business French from Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris, (C.C.I.P) France & a diploma in French studies from the Université de Caen, Basse Normandie, France.

  1. Elsie Bram || Hubtel

Elsie Bram is the Country Marketing Manager of Hubtel Ghana one of Ghana’s leading technology brands. Hubtel is also the first to launch Ghana’s first online and mobile web SMS service in 2007, and also created the platform to provide a web-based content management system for its clients across the country.

  1. Eric Vlidzo || AfricaWeb Holding

Eric is the head of sales and marketing at AfricaWeb Holding, the parent company for ghanaweb.com.

He joined the group in 2010 as a sales executive and rose to become a Senior Sales Executive, acted in the capacity of Head of Sales and Marketing and subsequently confirmed as the Sales Manager for the largest online news portal in Ghana –GhanaWeb.

  1. Esther Gyebi-Donkor || Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority

Esther Gyebi-Donkor is the General Manager of Marketing and Corporate Affairs Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority.

Mrs. Gyebi Donkor has worked in the port industry for 25years and she happened to be the first female Terminal Manager. She was the Terminal One Manager from January 2013 to 2014 where she managed the area inside the Port apart from MPS Concession. It is a multi-purpose Terminal which offers a combined and flexible response to the servicing demand of various types of vessel and cargo. Under her leadership, the Golden Jubilee Terminal exceeded containers delivered target of 74,216 TEUs by 30% for and also exceeded Reefer Container delivery target of 11, 130 TEUs by 124%.

  1. Eunice Adjei Bonsu || Kasapreko

Eunice Adjei Bonsu is the Director of Sales and Marketing for Water and Carbonated Soft Drinks at Kasapreko. She was appointed as a member of the board on 15th May 2015.

Her previous roles in the company include deputy General Manager, Marketing and Marketing Executive. She served as a sales representative at the Bank of America, administrative assistant at Lehman Brothers and PR and Marketing Executive at Global Media Alliance

  1. Ewurafua Addo-Atuah || Accra Brewery Limited Ghana

Ewurafua Addo-Atuah is the Country Marketing Lead for Accra Brewery Ltd. She holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) with French from the University of Buckingham and is qualified to practice law in Ghana and New York. She joined us in 2013 as our Legal & Regulatory Affairs Manager, serving most recently as our Senior Brands Manager prior to her current role. Before joining us, Ewurafua worked at AB & David Law, Legal Aid Scheme, and the Royal Bank of Scotland Group.

In March, 2017, she was appointed Country Marketing Head, where she leads our brand marketing team to execute insights-based programmes and commercial strategies and plans, which deliver memorable experiences for our customers.

  1. Frances Baaba Ofori || Prudential Life Insurance Ghana

Frances Baaba Ofori is a communications specialist who manages the marketing and communications function for Prudential Life Insurance Ghana affiliated with the Global Life insurance company, Prudential Plc UK. With over 13 years’ experience in the financial industry spanning Banking and Insurance, she has garnered Business Development and Commercial experience in the Corporate, SME and Retail market segments. Her forte in Corporate and Public Affairs communication has seen successful stakeholder engagement at all levels, including investors, customers, local communities, NGOs and government relations.

Setting up the marketing function at Prudential Life, she has been at the forefront of moving the fairly unknown brand to a recognizable and respected brand that is currently one of the top 4 in terms of market share, in the life insurance space. Her passion for Corporate Social Responsibility and community engagement has seen her company contribute significantly to Education in Ghana and win accolades as CSR Insurance Company of the year for 2016 and 2018.

Frances is a member of the Board of Directors, Junior Achievement Ghana; a member of the Institute of Public Relations, Ghana and Chartered Institute of Public Relations, UK. She holds a MSc. in Corporate Communication and Public Affairs from the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland. She has a degree in Political Science and Information Studies from the University of Ghana, Legon and she is a product of the Wesley Girls High school.

  1. Francis Anyebase Afulani || Beiersdorf Ghana

Francis Anyebase Afulani is the Marketing Director – Central, East & West Africa at Beiersdorf CEWA. He is a passionate Marketing and Corporate Leader with nearly a decade and half of experience in industry-leading multinationals, gained via exciting roles across sub-Sahara Africa in FMCG and Mobile Telecommunications, and significant exposure to business strategy at a global level.

He had held previous roles at MTN Ghana as Events and Sponsorship manager and Guinness Ghana as Brand Manager.

  1. Georgina Gifty Mensah || Woodin International

Georgina Gifty Mensah is an astute marketing professional with over 19 years’ experience.  She has in-depth insight and experiences in marketing across the telecommunications, automobile, and the fashion industries.  She was a key player in the transformation of the then Ghana Telecoms’ mobile service, OneTouch, into a creative, animated and competitive brand.

Georgina is currently in charge of Marketing for Woodin, one of the textile fashion brands of the Vlisco group with presence in seven African countries including Ghana. She is working to position Woodin as the leading fast-fashion brand in Africa. Her days are filled with developing strategies to expand Woodin’s fashion frontiers to keep the brand in the fore of consumers’ fashion psyche.

Georgina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education & Psychology from the University of Cape Coast and an MSC in Financial Decision Analysis from Portsmouth University Business School in the United Kingdom. She also has professional training in Customer Relationship Management, Marketing, PR and Advertising.

  1. Gillian Hammah || Databank Group

Gillian Hammah is the Group Chief Marketing Officer for Databank. She is a dynamic and versatile individual with over 22 years’ experience in financial services. She is currently responsible for jointly leading a Marketing team comprised of project managers, copy writers and graphic designers, as well as a sales team of over 100 staff across 19 branches.

Prior to joining Databank, Gillian worked for Invesco Canada – one of the leading asset management firms in North America, with branches in over 20 countries. She has proven success in creating and executing award-winning marketing campaigns, both in Canada – where she lived for 19 years – and in Ghana. In Canada, she led her company to win awards for the Best Investment Rich Media Online Campaign by the Internet Advertising Competition as well the Top 3 iPad apps in Canadian financial services by the Canadian Marketing Association. She also won an award for Best Advertising Campaign at the 5th annual Ghana Investment Awards.

Gillian is recognized for her strong management and strategic planning capabilities, as well as her proven ability to build and lead a sales team that can consistently deliver results in spite of tight budgets and tough economic conditions to help move the company forward. She is an inspiring and decisive leader, who is motivated by excellence and results, which is reflected in every task she completes.

Gillian holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from York University in Toronto, Canada and a Masters in Marketing Strategy from the University of Ghana Business School, Legon

  1. Jennifer Bebli || Donewell Ghana

Jennifer Bebli is the Head Marketing & Business Development of DoneWell Ghana, a company she joined in 2012.

Prior to that she worked at CDH Insurance Company now NSIA Ghana.  She is a Chartered Insurer from the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK), a qualified member of the Association of Business Executives (UK) with an Advanced Diploma in Administration (Marketing Option). She holds an MBA in General Management and has attended various courses in Underwriting, Claims handling, Risk Management, Reinsurance, and Customer relationship management and has over Twelve years’ experience in the Insurance Industry.

  1. Jerry Boachie-Danquah || Vivo Energy Ghana Ltd

Jerry Boachie-Danquah is the Country Marketing Manager of Vivo Energy Ghana Ltd

He has experience in all areas of marketing including brands management, brand communications, new product development, Insight & innovations, agency management, corporate communications, strategic planning/development across world-class companies in FMCG and Oil & Gas, SME and health sectors. I have regional experience having worked on some projects across a number of African countries.

He had played a key role in several awards won by Shell brand in Ghana including Chartered Institute of Marketing Petroleum Company of the year, Most trusted Brand in Ghana and Oil & Gas Awards Oil Marketing Company of the year

  1. Jude Ekow Addison || Wilmar Africa Limited

Jude Ekow Addison is the Head of Marketing of Wilmar Africa Limited.

Jude Addison has over 14 years working experience and insight in Category, Channel, Sales and Customer Management with strong consumer and shopper knowledge in the FMCG industry. He also has over one year experience in the engineering field. Jude is analytical, drives results and initiative, proactively cooperates, courageous and leads with passion and respect. He also embraces & leads change and fosters a competitive spirit within his team to achieve a common goal. He is ardent about effective business planning, the selling and negotiation process.

  1. Marcus Deo Dake || GOIL Ghana

Mr. Marcus Deo Dake is the Head of Fuels Marketing of GOIL Company Limited.

Prior to his appointment as Head of Fuels Marketing in October, 2016, he served in several of the company’s units and branches as Zonal Manager for the Northern, Middle Belt and Southern Zones. Marketing Executive for Premix Fuel, Kerosene and Marine Gasoil Distribution, Retail and Consumer Business.

He rose through the ranks from a Sales Executive to Zonal Manager and now the Head of Fuels Marketing.

Mr. Marcus Deo Dake is 48 years old and holds an MBA in Oil and Gas Management from Coventry University UK, Executive Masters in Business Administration (EMBA) from GIMPA, a Bachelor Degree in Education – Social Studies and a Diploma in Economics.

He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG).

He is a Ghanaian Educationist and Marketer with 27years working experience, eight (8) years in teaching and Nineteen (19) years in the Petroleum Industry

  1. Mawuko Afadzinu || Stanbic Bank

Mawuko Afadzinu is the Head of Marketing and Communication at Stanbic Bank and President of Institute of Public Relations.

  1. Michael Dowuona Laryea || PZ Cussons

Michael Duwuona Laryea is the head of sales at PZ Cussons and an experienced, accomplished and results-driven senior business development & sales professional with over 20 years in driving profitable business growth in challenging markets with an In-depth appreciation of the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) Industry and effectively grooming highly motivated Sales Teams, a proven performer and a productive team leader.

He has previously worked with SC Johnson, Guinness Ghana, Service Solutions Consult and Godrej Consumer Products

  1. Nana Essilfuah Boison || Barclays Ghana

Essilfuah Nana-Boison is a Ghanaian Banker and head of marketing and corporate affairs for Barclays Bank Ghana.

  1. Nana Philip Archer || Ghacem

Nana Philip Archer is the Commercial Director at Ghacem Limited. He has also worked with Takoradi Flour Mill as sales development manager.

  1. Nana Yaa Kissi || Unilever Ghana

Nana Yaa Kissi is the Marketing Director of Unilever and is a seasoned marketer with multi-country and cross-category experience in various positions.

Prior to her appointment, she was on international assignment based out of Durban, South Africa as the Head of Marketing for Africa Emerging Markets with responsibility for a number of markets including Angola, Cameroon DRC, Mauritius, Gabon and Southern African markets.

  1. Noel Kojo-Ganson || MTN Ghana

Noel Kojo –Ganson is the Chief Marketing Officer of MTN Ghana. His career with MTN Ghana started in May 2012 as the General Manager Consumer Marketing and he has been instrumental in providing commercial leadership and positioning the MTN brand both in this role and in CMO acting roles.

Prior to joining MTN Ghana, Noel worked in several Marketing roles with SABMiller Ghana and Group Office in South Africa. Noel is a Chartered Marketer and holds an MBA in Marketing from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).

Noel is responsible for providing strategic commercial direction that will unlock profitability and growth opportunities from our changing customer needs and behavior for our products and services across the voice, non-voice and adjacent businesses for revenue generation.

  1. Omane Mensah Bonsu || Omni Media Ltd

Omane Mensah Bonsu is the head of sales and marketing of Omni Media Ltd, owners of Citi FM, Citi TV and Citinewsroon.

He is described as a Sales addict.

  1. Patrick Awotwi || Coca Cola Ghana

Patrick is the Commercial Director at The Coca Cola Bottling Company of Ghana. He is a Ghanaian born executive with over 18 years’ experience, specialising in driving the commercial agenda in the packaged beverages and telecoms industries.

He previously worked as the Sales & Distribution Director for the Kasapreko Ghana business where his primary responsibility is leading the development, implementation and internalising of the Sales and Distribution Agenda for the alcoholic business as well as to lead the commercialization of the non – alcoholic portfolio (carbonated soft drinks and stills (water and juice).

  1. Patrick Kyei || Opportunity International Savings and Loans

Patrick Kyei is the Head of Marketing of Opportunity International Savings and Loans with over 15 years’ experience in Marketing, Sales, branding, delivery channels, product and business development and research in the Microfinance industry and Commercial business environment.

His greatest asset is his passion for building businesses through staff motivation and mentorship. Patrick joined OISL in 2006 and has worked in different roles as Marketing Manager and Head of Communication. In 2010, he was appointed as Head of Change Management and Special Projects when OISL went through critical challenges.

With his change management skills, he supported the leadership team to turn the company around. Prior to joining OISL, Patrick worked with several organizations in UK and Ghana. Currently, he is the Head of Marketing responsible for marketing, business and product development and research. He is also instrumental in developing Business Plan and funding proposal for external donors. Patrick holds Masters Degree in Marketing from London Metropolitan University (formerly called University of North London).

  1. Petra Aba Asamoah || Akosombo Textiles

Petra Aba Asamoah is the Head, Sales & Marketing of Akosombo Industrial Company Ltd (Akosombo Textiles), a fabric manufacturing and distribution company with a rich history.

She is a chartered marketer by profession and a member of the Chartered Institute Marketing (CIM), UK.

In 2016, Petra was named as one of Ghana’s 50 most influential corporate women and as one of 30 emerging Ghanaian leaders set to shake the world. She is a passionate public speaker and believes that in sharing knowledge and her journey, she can contribute to nation-building and the development of Africa.

She is the author of “Sales 101, What Everyone Should Know About Sales”, a book she wrote and published in 2017 to contribute to the knowledge sharing in her professional space.

  1. Phyllis Woode-Nartey || Enterprise Group

Phyllis Woode-Nartey is the Head of Group Corporate Communications & Synergy at Enterprise Group.

Phyllis is a Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP, Canada) and holds an Executive MBA in Marketing with a Bsc. in Management. Phyllis began her professional marketing career with the Ghanaian Chronicle as their General Manager. Prior to joining Enterprise Insurance, Phyllis was for eight years the General Manager of AdMedia FCB, an advertising agency affiliated with Foote, Cone and Belding worldwide. Phyllis contributed significantly to AdMedia in the marketing of the local and international brands they represented. She now brings her significant experience in marketing and brand communication to the promotion of the Enterprise brand.

  1. Raj Mirpuri || BelAqua

Raj Mirpuri is the head of Marketing of BelAqua

  1. Richmond Carlos Out || DHL Global Forwarding

Richmond Carlos Otu is currently the head of sales and marketing and also a senior management member at the world’s leading logistics Company – “DHL Global Forwarding”. Richmond also provides support for countries like Togo, Benin, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Niger. He has over 10 years working experience in the freight and logistics industry.

At the early stages of his career, Richmond discovered his passion for customer engagement, client relationship building and strategic business positioning. As a result, he transitioned in multiple roles; from an IT/Admin/HR role into a business sales support function, field sales executive and CRM Master trainer for Sub Sahara Africa (SSA), Business Development Specialist, Takoradi Branch and Commercial team leader, and onto his current function.

He has received multiple awards and certifications which in the Certified International Forwarder Gold winner (Sales Executives category) for the entire Middle East and Africa region back in 2016 and Employee of the year award in 2010, and 2013 and most recent certified as a Global Customer Service Excellence Facilitator for West Africa.  As a trained facilitator, he has facilitated multiple trainings on SAP CRM and Global Customer Service Excellence programs in Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Italy, Nigeria and Kenya.

  1. Rita Adu Boateng || Old Mutual Ghana

Rita Adu Boateng is the Head of Marketing of Old Mutual Ghana.

She embodies the exactness of a well-rounded and consummate marketing leader. She is a passionate and seasoned marketer with a comprehensive background in managing campaigns, brand engagement and awareness. Mrs Boateng has beneath her several years’ worth of great wealth in the FMCG as well as Oil and Gas industries, as brand and senior brand manager respectively. Joining Old Mutual from Shell, She has extensive knowledge and experience in brand building, corporate event management and communication.

  1. Ruweida Salifu || Kempinski Hotel

Ruweida Salifu is an experienced Marketing & PR Professional who is the Marketing & PR Manager at Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra.

In her role, she leads the hotel’s communications; from approving key branding material and social media messaging, to coordinating marketing events for the hotel and its guests.

  1. Samori Gambrah || Guinness Ghana

Samori Gambrah is the Marketing Director of Guinness Ghana.

Prior to his appointment, he was the Group Marketing Manager for SABM in Nigeria and also has a solid sales and customer/channel marketing experience all within SABM.

Samori began his career with SABMiller in 2006; and over the next decade, he held various regional and in-market roles across the African continent including Marketing Director for SABMiller in Ghana.

  1. Seth Ntiamoah-Asare || Lexta Ghana Limited

Seth Ntiamoah- Asare Junior is the head of Sales & Marketing at Lexta Ghana Ltd

He is an experienced sales & marketing professional with hands-on experience in the FMCG and telecom sectors. He started his career with Unilever Ghana Limited where he worked for over six years in various capacities key among which are National Trade Category Manager for homecare and the Country Manager for the ‘Top end’ brands with Unilever Market Development for Central Africa (UMDCA).

From Unilever, Seth worked with Millicom Ghana Limited (Tigo) as Territory Manager for Western Central territory and Eastern- Volta- Tema territory. He spent his next three career years at Airtel Ghana Limited as the Head of Sales and Distribution for Airtel Money, a role he held till he joined Lexta in 2016.

  1. Tetteh Akornor || Samsung Ghana

Tetteh Akornor is the head of marketing and retail at Samsung Ghana and has a demonstrated history of working in the consumer electronics industry.

He has previously worked with MTN and Rudan Engineering Services in various capacities.

  1. Tyrone Adu || Devtraco Plus

Tyrone Adu is the Marketing Manager for the Devtraco Group.

From a robust and dynamic career as a Web Content Manager for Europe’s 2nd leading Online Travel Agent – ebookers Ltd (Orbitz Worldwide), he got exposed to a variety of business strategies and programs to help drive sales and deliver against financial and customer service targets. During his many years of employment, he developed and maintained measures to exceed customer experience, ensuring that timely and accurate information, support and advice were adequately provided to internal and external customers.

  1. Victoria Abena Takyi || Africa World Airlines

Victoria Abena Takyi is the Sales & Marketing Manager of Africa World Airlines (AWA). She has over a decade working experience in customer care and relations, tele-sales, direct sales, key account management, Marketing and Public relations in Telecommunications industry (MTN GHANA) and AIRLINE INDUSTRY (AWA).

Victoria joined Africa World Airlines (AWA) in 2013 as a marketing officer in charge of travel agency and corporate sales.

She has an MBA in International Business Management and Supply Chain Management with IIBM Institute of Management (India) and Bachelors Degree in Marketing with computing from Regent University College of Science and Technology (Ghana), IATA certificate in Dynamic Pricing and Revenue Management and Airline Leading Practices and Cost Reduction Strategies.

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