The President of EBID designated CEO of the Year – Africa
Dr. George Agyekum Donkor, the esteemed President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID), has been honored with the prestigious “CEO of the Year – Africa” award. This recognition was bestowed upon him during the grand occasion of the 2nd edition of the Ghana CEO Vision & Awards, held on September 30, 2023, at the exquisite Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City in Accra, Ghana.
The Ghana CEO Awards stands as a hallmark of distinction, a valued platform that confers special recognition upon exceptional leaders who have demonstrated excellence across all sectors within Ghana. It is an event that not only acknowledges but also rewards those individuals who have played pivotal roles in the growth and development of their respective business sectors. This event, indeed, takes its place as the premier celebration in Ghana, designed to honour achievement, innovation, and outstanding leadership within the nation’s business landscape.
Dr. Donkor’s recognition as the “CEO of the Year – Africa” is a testament to his visionary leadership at the helm of this regional development institution and his remarkable contributions to the promotion of the private sector in West Africa. In the year under review, he stands as the most visible and impactful Ghanaian CEO to lead an African organisation. His influence and dedication have been instrumental in steering EBID to new heights.
It is worth noting that, to date, EBID has invested a substantial amount of approximately USD 341 million in Ghana, spanning both public and private sector projects. Dr. George Agyekum Donkor’s leadership has undoubtedly left an indelible mark on the region, and this award serves as a fitting tribute to his unwavering commitment to fostering growth and development in West Africa.
We congratulate Dr. Donkor on this well-deserved honor and commend his exemplary leadership, which continues to make a significant difference in the African business landscape. His dedication to driving impactful change serves as an inspiration to all.