Marufatu Abiola Bawuah is a Ghanaian finance and business woman. She is the first women to have held the position of Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of United Bank for Africa.
Marufatu Abiola Bawuah Biography
Marufatu was born in Aflao in the Volta region of Ghana. She attended Achimota School and proceeded to University of lagos in Nigeria, where she acquired a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science.
Marufatu also holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) from the University of London. a Diploma in Marketing from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and an Executive of Master of Business Administration (EMBA) in Finance from the University of Ghana.
An illustrious woman, Marufatu holds several leadership qualifications from Harvard Business School, Columbia, University of New York, INSEAD and Institut Villa Pierrefeu in Switzerland.
Bawuah has served in several capacities. She was an Investment Officer for law firm Bentsi-Enchil, Letsa and Ankomah.
she worked with Standard Chartered Bank as a Business Relationship Officer. Bawuah also worked as a relationship manager for CAL Bank and Strategic African Securities as an Authorised Dealing Broker.
Achievements and awards
- 1n 2016, She was honoured the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Marketing Woman of the Year Award
- She won the 2016 Finance Personality of the Year Award at the Ghana Accountancy and Finance.
- Named as one of Africa’s 50 Influential Women in Business by the African Report in July 2018
- Bawuah authored Chosen from the Darkness which is a memoir
She founded a non-profit organization called Aboala Bawuah Foundation
In 2020, Bawuah was awarded Woman of the Year at the prestigious EMY awards
Kennedy Osei Biography
Kennedy Osei recently had one of the flamboyant weddings to have taken place in Ghana. How well do you know him?. In this post, we bring to you Kennedy Osei biography.
Kennedy is the eldest son of Dr Osei Kwame Despite, CEO of the Despite Group of Companies, he has been an outstanding director of the Despite company team and his professionalism and admirable personal qualities in handling the businesses under one of the biggest conglomerate in Ghana is impressive and undoubted.
Apart from that, Ken has been in the REAL ESTATES business for almost a decade, master minding the building of lots of properties and renting some within the Greater Accra and Ashanti Region.
Kennedy Osei Occupation
He also controls the following in various capacities as follows:
- Managing Director – Golden Crest Hotel and Golden Crystal Hotel
- Director, Aerial Plus Service- A company that is into power line inspections, advertisement and other media content provision
- Director, Nextbite Company Ltd – Importers of Food products and confectionaries
- Founding Member, TRIBAL AFRICA – a movement of young Africans set up to promote African Culture and Heritage.
Kennedy Osei Biography
Ken holds a Master’s degree in Money, Banking & Finance from the University of Birmingham in England
Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Banking & Finance Option) from the University of Ghana and an LLB Law from the Mountcrest University College.
He is also a proud Santaclausian hailing from Adisadel College, Cape Coast and had his elementary Education at the Rev. John Teye Memorial Institute, Accra.
Kennedy Osei accomplishments
Ken has refurbished a library for Rev. John Teye Memorial Institute, his alma matar.
He’s organised a free talk on “Evolving the African Narrative: Focus on Deriving Economic Benefit from African Emerging Dominance in Pop Culture” With The Tribal Africa X Open Space Team at the Kempinski Hotel, Accra, Spearheading the Despite Media annual Free Health Care Programme and Championing and executing projects donated by Dr. Osei Kwame (DESPITE).
This includes 37 Military Hospital’s “Despite Children’s Block” which contains the Oncology department, Children’s physiotherapy department and wards; the Wiamose Police Station Complex, the Tesano Police Station and many others.
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In addition to Ken’s impressive portfolio of leadership qualities, professional accomplishments and charitable works within the Despite Group and other self-owned businesses and associates, he is one of the most disciplined and focused young entrepreneurs of our time.
Considering his affluent background, Diligence, integrity and selflessness are his hallmarks when one encounters him. Ken is also humble, respectful, courageous and his wisdom as a discerning listener is impeccable.
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