WomanRising Names Top 50 Women Corporate Leaders in Ghana

WomanRising, Ghana’s leading network of Women Entrepreneurs & Business Leaders and a flagship project of The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE) has released another comprehensive & inspiring list of the Top 50 Women Corporate Leaders in Ghana following their earlier list of the 100 Most Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana.

The release coincides with the organizations’ first anniversary.

The list, which is NOT a ranking; features 50 leading corporate women from various business sectors including but not limited to Banking, Investments, Media, Telecommunications, Insurance, Local and International NGOs. It is aimed at recognizing the outstanding achievements of women in the development of the Ghanaian economy and inspiring the next generation of globally minded women business leaders.

In his statement, Ekow Mensah, the CEO of TANOE, expressed his excitement at the release of the list which he believes will serve as a catalyst for the rapid development of more women leaders in Corporate Ghana. With the tough competition women generally face in their quest to climb the corporate ladder and in their mission to transform businesses; it is refreshing and inspiring to know that these top 50 women against all odds have risen to the pinnacle of their careers serving as role models for other women; he added.

Below are the Top 50 Women Corporate Leaders in Ghana arranged alphabetically

1 Abiola Bawuah  Managing Director United Bank for Africa UBA)
2 Adjoa Kusiwaa Boateng  Country Manager MicroEnsure Ghana
3 Afia S. Zakiya  Country Representative WaterAid Ghana
4 Afua Boahemaa Owusu  Executive Director Star Microinsurance
5 Akosua Duffuor  Executive Dir uniCredit
6 Amma Lartey  Country Director Reach for Change-Ghana
7 Angela kyerematen-Jimoh  Country Manager IBM Ghana
8 Angela Osei-Kufuor  Vice President, First Group
9 Araba Sika Tobbin  Executive Director Tobinco
10 Aretha A. Duku  Managing Director Ghana Union Assurance
11 Ayesha Bedwei  Senior Partner PWC
12 Betty Elizabeth Zormelo  Executive Dir Zormelo and Associates
13 Boatemaa Duffour Barfour-Awuah  Executive Dir, Star Assurance Company Ltd.
14 Carol Annang  Managing Director New Times Corporation
15 Charlotte Lilly Baidoo  Chief Executive Officer Women’s World Banking Ghana
16 Christiana Ekaete Olaoye  Managing Director Energy Bank
17 Claire Staal  Country Manager, Jovago.com
18 Cynthia Lumor  Executive Director, MTN Ghana Foundation
19 Dorothy K. Gordon  Director General, AITI-KACE
20 Dorothy L. Ametefe  CEO, First Atlantic Asset Management Co. Ltd
21 Estelle Akofio-Sowah  Country Director Google Ghana
22 Florence Larbi  Managing Director Zoomlion Ghana Limited
23 Francisca Ashietey-Odunton  Director General Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
24 Freda Duplan  Managing Director Nestle Ghana
25 Gifty Fiagbe-Alabi  Chief Executive Officer Saham Life Insurance Ghana
26 Glowen Kyei-Mensah  Managing Director Participatory Development Associates
27 Jebet Amdany  Managing Director Scanad Ghana
28 Jemima Oware Registrar General Registrar General Department
29 Joyceline Coleman  Senior Partner KPMG
30 Karen Akiwumi Tanoh  Chairman First Atlantic Bank
31 Kay Kwao- Simmonds  Managing Director GIHOC Distilleries Company Ltd
32 Liliana Biglou  Country Director, British Council
33 Linda Osei Akoto  Managing Director NSIA Ghana Insurance Co Ltd
34 Lucy Quist  Managing Director Airtel Ghana
35 Lynda Odro  Chief Executive Officer Hollard Ghana
36 Maidie Arkutu  Managing Director Unilever Ghana Ltd.
37 Marie Laure Akin Olugbade  Resident Representative Africa Development Bank
38 Mawuena Trebah  Chief Executive Officer GIPC
39 Mireille Hitti  Executive Director Duraplast
40 Nana Serwah Arthur-Poku  Country Manager MFS Africa
41 Patience Akyianu  Managing Director Barclays Bank Ghana
42 Petra Aba Asamoa  Head of Station, 3FM
43 Roshi Motman  Chief Executive Officer Tigo Ghana
44 Sandra Abrokwa Owusu-Kyerematen  Chief Executive Officer Tonaton Ghana
45 Sedina Tamakloe Attionu  Chief Executive Officer MASLOC
46 Shadeh Olivia Van Esch  Country Director Oxford Business Group
47 Sheila Naah-Boamah  Chief Executive Officer The Student Loan Trust Fund
48 Susan Namondo Ngongi  Country Director UNICEF Ghana
49 Yolanda Zoleka Cuba  Chief Executive Officer Vodafone Ghana
50 Yvette Adounvo Atekpe  Managing Director IS Internet Solutions

WomanRising is passionate about equipping women to succeed particularly in business and generally in life through the provision of relevant information, capacity building through training and coaching, branding and productive networking support and entrepreneurship development.



Source: Prince Akpah

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