CPC announces that the Board of Directors of the Company has confirmed the appointment of Mr. Charles Debrah Asante as the substantive Managing Director of the Company with effect from October 1, 2012. Mr. Asante was until the confirmation of his appointment the Acting Managing Director. He replaces Mr. Richard Amarh Tetteh who retired after attaining the compulsory retiring age.
Mr. Asante has worked with the Company for the past thirty-one (31) years. He joined the Company as a Chemist in November 1981. He has held various positions in the Company as Deputy Managing Director (Operations), General Manager (Confectionery), Production Manager (Confectionery) and Quality Assurance Manager.
Mr. Asante holds an M.Sc in Food Science and Microbiology from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow in Scotland and a B.Sc (Hons) in Biochemistry from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. He has also attended the Strategic Management course, Senior Management Development Programme and the Chief Executives’ Programme at GIMPA and other training programmes outside the country.
Issued in Accra, this 4th
day of December, 2012