Marcopolis ranked the top business leaders in Ghana. The ranking is based on an executive survey with the top businessmen as part of the business report on Ghana. Prince Kofi Amoabeng is No. 1 and Kwabena Adjei, at No. 2, is the second top businessman in Ghana.
The research team asked the interviewees, who they think are the top business personalities in Ghana. The interviewees anonymously nominated a total of 15 leaders.
Out of the 15 personalities nominated by our interviewees, 10 leaders were a common vote amongst them, with 5 of the top businessmen standing out from the group and emerging as the leading business figures in Ghana.
#1 Prince Kofi Amoabeng is the Chief Executive Officer of UT Bank (formerly UT Financial Services) and the President of UT Holdings.
#2 Kwabena Adjei is the founder and Group Chairman of Kasapreko, an alcoholic drink manufacturing company and number 1 beverage company in Ghana.
#3 Osei Kwame Despite is best known as Chief Executive of the leading radio stations in the country, PeaceFM, OkayFM, and HelloFM.
#4 Saied Fakhry is the founder of Interplast, one of the largest manufacturers of plastic pipe systems.
#5 Sam Jonah is the Chairman of equity fund Jonah Capital.
#6 Dr. Kwabena Duffuor is best known for his position in the government as the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning of the Republic of Ghana.
#7 Ernesto Taricone is the Chairman of Trasacco Group.
#8 Simon Dornoo is the Managing Director of Ghana Commercial Bank.
#9 Keli Gadzekpo is the co-founder of Databank, a firm that provides corporate and public finance advisory services to companies in Ghana.
#10 Dr. Kofi Amoah is best known for his work with Western Union.
Our interviewees considered a number of Ghanaians, however chose their nominees based on their influence and power in the country. Their innovation, inspiration, wide-range endeavors, and philanthropy have been recognized by the business world. Their strong work ethic and genuine impact on the Ghanaian people have landed them on the list of Marcopolis’ top businessmen in the country.