Mr. Danquah Addo-Yobo, a distinguished alumnus of the University of Ghana Business School is the Western Africa Regional Director of Yara International. Mr. Danquah Addo-Yobo also doubles as the Managing Director for Yara Ghana and has spearheaded the turnaround of Yara Ivory Coast business from loss-making to profit-making, with significant growth in EBITDA in the company’s Cameroon division. As a results-driven Chief Executive with over 20 years of experience in different industries, different cultures, and different functions, he has a proven track record in driving business growth and transformations. He is a strategic entrepreneurial leader with strong business acumen.
Danquah Addo-Yobo graduated from the University of Ghana Business School with honours in B.Sc. Business Administration (Accounting Option). He trained as a Management Trainee with Maersk Ghana Limited for two years of practical exposure in the Finance and Accounting department in different roles, Human Resources and Logistics. Mr. Addo-Yobo brought to Yara International, over sixteen years of experience in finance from past positions as Finance Manager, Financial Controller, and General Manager as well as Customer Service.
He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK as well as the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana (ICAG). Due to his profit and loss management skills, along with his strategic and business acumen among other skills he has become a notable resource person. He is known for his ability to analyse efficiently, complex economic matters and has established himself as a reference on issues of national importance.
Mr. Addo-Yobo recently won the Outstanding Agri-Business CEO of the Year (2021) Award at the Twelfth Edition of the Ghana Entrepreneur and Corporate Executive Awards 2022 and the Outstanding Business Leader of the Year Award at the Ghana Agricultural and Agro-Processing Awards.
UGBS is proud to be associated with him and wishes him the best in all his endeavours.
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