Top 50 Corporate Women 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 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 || MD, 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 Dir, Star Microinsurance

5. Akosua Duffuor || Executive Dir, UniCredit

6. Amma Lartey || Regional 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 Dir, Tobinco

10. Aretha Yorke Sabeng || Brand Manager, L'Oréal West Africa

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 || MD, New Times Corporation

15. Charlotte Lilly Baidoo || CEO, Women’s World Banking Ghana

16. Christiana Ekaete Olaoye || MD, Energy Bank

17. Claire Staal || Country Manager, Jovago

18. Cynthia Lumor || Executive Dir, MTN Ghana Foundation

19. Doris Awo Nkani || MD, SIC Insurance

20. Dorothy K. Gordon || Director General, AITI-KACE

21. Estelle Akofio-Sowah || Country Director, Google Ghana

22. Florence Larbi || MD, Zoomlion Ghana Limited

23. Freda Duplan || MD, Nestle Ghana

24. Funlola Abe || Country Manager, Jumia Ghana

25. Glowen Kyei-Mensah || MD, Participatory Development Associates

26. Jebet Amdany || MD, Scanad Ghana

27. Joyceline Coleman || Senior Partner, KPMG

28. Karen Akiwumi Tanoh || Chairman, First Atlantic Bank

29. Kay Kwao- Simmonds || MD, GIHOC Distilleries Company Ltd

30. Kokui Adu || MD, FirstBanC Financial Services

31. Liliana Biglou || Country Director, British Council

32. Linda Osei Akoto || MD, NSIA Ghana Insurance Co Ltd

33. Lucy Quist || MD, Airtel Ghana

34. Lynda Odro || CEO, Hollard Ghana

35. Maidie Arkutu || MD, Unilever Ghana Ltd

36. Marie Laure Akin Olugbade || Country Director, Africa Development Bank

37. Mawuena Trebah || CEO, GIPC

38. Mireille Hitti || Executive Director, Duraplast

39. Nana Serwah Arthur-Poku || Country Manager, MFS Africa

40. Patience Akyianu || MD, Barclays Bank Ghana

41. Petra Aba Asamoah || Head of Station, 3FM

42. Roshi Motman || CEO, Tigo Ghana

43. Sandra Abrokwa Owusu-Kyerematen || CEO, Tonaton Ghana

44. Sedina Tamakloe Attionu || CEO, MASLOC

45. Shadeh Olivia Van Esch || Country Director, Oxford Business Group

46. Sheila Naah-Boamah || CEO, The Student Loan Trust Fund

47. Subu Giwa-Amu || MD, First Bank of Nigeria Limited

48. Susan Namondo Ngongi || Country Director, UNICEF Ghana

49. Yolanda Zoleka Cuba || CEO, Vodafone Ghana

50. Yvette Adounvo Atekpe || Regional MD, IS Internet Solutions

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