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Activa MD, 2 others receive African Leadership Award

BY: Daily Graphic
Mr Stephen Kyerematen (left) receiving his Africa Leadership Award at the ceremony

The Managing Director of Activa International Insurance Company Limited, Mr Stephen Kyerematen, who doubles as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Activa Finances-Mauritius, has received the “2014 African Leadership Award, finance category,” for the promotion of insurance solutions and corporate social responsibility activities in Ghana.

The award was conferred on him by the Africa Leadership Awards Organisation at the recent Africa Leadership Awards ceremony held in Mauritius. 

Two other Ghanaians who received awards at the same ceremony were Professor Otu Ellis, Vice Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, and Mr Francis Dadzie, CEO of the Advertisers Association of Ghana.

The African Leadership Awards are given annually to recognise the achievements made by selected high-profile corporate business leaders in Africa and to honour their great contributions towards the country’s economic development.

Mr Kyerematen served briefly as former Ghanaian High Commissioner to Malaysia with concurrent accreditation to Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and two other South East Asian countries. Prior to his appointment as CEO of Activa Finances, the holding company of the ACTIVA GROUP, he was the Managing Director/CEO of Activa Insurance Ghana; a position he still holds.