Benjamin Yamoah, Deputy Managing Director in charge of Operations of Activa, delivering a message
ACTIVA INTERNATIONAL Insurance Ghana has decided to
partner with the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) to equip women
entrepreneurs with the required training, skills and tools for creating systems
and structures that will facilitate the growth of their businesses and manage
Managing Director of Activa International Insurance
Ghana, Solomon Lartey, who made this known in a message delivered on his behalf
at the launch of the 8th AGI Ghana Industry & Quality Awards
2019 Thursday in Accra, said women’s business empowerment formed part of
Africa’s contribution to global economic growth and for that matter; Ghana must
take her rightful place in it.
President of AGI, Dr. Yaw Adu Gyamfi, called for right
policies and regulations that would help industries to do better to build
investor confidence and attract foreign investors into the country.
He told AGI members how important it was to remain competitive,
in tandem with the theme for this year’s AGI awards, “Positioning Ghanaian Industries for Global Competitiveness”.
Dr Adu Gyamfi commended the Government for bidding to
establish the Secretariat for the African Continental Free Trade in Ghana.
Launching the awards, Chief Director of the Ministry of
Trade & Industry, Patrick Nimo said, the choice of this year’s theme for
the awards speaks volumes because it demonstrates a renewed focus of
repositioning of AGI businesses towards prosperity.
Messages were delivered by the Director General of the
Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), Prof, Alex Dodoo, Managing Director of Nestle
Ghana, Philomena Tan, Head of Marketing of Ghacem, Fiifi Eshun, CEO of Mericom
Solutions, Enoch Cobbinah, and AGI Awards Planning Committee Chairperson, Mrs.
CEO of AGI, Seth Twum Akwaboah made it known that the main awards ceremony is scheduled for November, this year, but his outfit would organize an AGI Summit and Exhibition in September as part of the program.