The University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) is on a mission “to develop quality human resource capacity and leaders through the provision of world-class management education and relevant cutting-edge research to meet national and global development needs”. The results of the pursuit of this mission are evident in the calibre of its outstanding alumni found in various sectors of our economy. These products of UGBS are spearheading growth in our motherland across different fields of corporate endeavours.
Such fine products of the premier Business School include the recent appointments of Nana Adwoa Serwaa Kuma-Duah, Gifty Ashiley and Yaw Koduah-Sarpong. As part of the swearing-in of a new eleven (11) member board tasked to direct the business of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD) for the next three years, these three individuals have been sworn-in as members of the reconstituted board.
Nana Adwoa Serwaa Kuma-Duah brings over 16 years of experience in finance and petroleum to the CBOD table. Her pursuit for world-class management education begun at the UGBS, where she graduated with a BSc. Administration degree (Accounting option). She also graduated from the Cass Business School, United Kingdom (UK), with an MSc. in Energy, Trade and Finance. To add to her accomplishments, she is also a Chartered Accountant. Nana Adwoa Serwaa Kuma-Duah is the Chief Finance Officer and Head of Stocks at the Tema Fuel Company Ltd.
Gifty Ashiley is the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for Juwel Energy Limited. Graduating from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology with a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering, she sought to gain knowledge in the field of Finance by pursuing an MBA in Finance from the University of Ghana Business School. As a Risk Analyst with over 12 years of experience in Oil and Gas Management, Gifty Ashiley presents with a career that spans a variety of roles in the upstream and downstream petroleum sectors, both locally and abroad. She has worked in companies such as Schlumberger, Oando PLC and GECAD Inc, partners of General Electric, USA.
Yaw Koduah-Sarpong holds a BSc. Administration degree from the UGBS. The Board will benefit from his experience as an accountant and his knowledge of international economic law gained from his postgraduate degree in International Economic Law (LLM) from the University of Warwick, UK. He serves as the CEO of SA Energy Ltd., and is also a founding director of the Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors as well as Legacy Bonds Limited. Taking up this new role as a CBOD Board Member, Yaw Koduah-Sarpong comes on board with over 17 years of experience in Ghana’s petroleum downstream sector, having had spells with companies such as Fueltrade Limited and Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) where he served as the Chief Finance Officer. He also worked as a Tax and Legal Consultant with Ernst & Young Ghana.
An honourable mention goes to the Chairperson of the CBOD, Mrs. Ivy Apea Owusu, CEO of Cirrus Oil Services Limited. She is the Corporate Executive in Residence for the Accounting Department at the UGBS.
UGBS congratulates all members of the new board and wishes them all the best in their endeavours.
(Source: Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors)
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