The Managing Director of the West Africa Business Unit of the Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company, bottlers of Coca-Cola beverages in North and West Africa, Mr. Felix Gomis, has for the second consecutive time been awarded CEO of the Year (multinational) for the beverage sector category.
For his sterling leadership and business excellence among others, Mr. Gomis received this second recognition at this year’s Ghana CEO Summit held at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel, Accra.
The Ghana CEO Summit, an annual event organized by the CEO Network Ghana, brings together CEOs of the public and private sectors, policymakers, and other captains of industry to share key learnings in transforming the business environment while celebrating leaders who continue to demonstrate passion and excellence.
Felix Gomis receives the award from Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, while Ernest De-Graft Egyir - Executive Director of CEO Network (left), looks on
Receiving this second award, Mr. Gomis expressed his appreciation to the organisers of the summit for creating such an important platform to recognise and honor business leaders in the country.
He further acknowledged the contribution of cherished consumers and the general public for their continued support and patronage of the company’s brands. According to Mr. Gomis, key awards such as Product of the Year and CSR Company of the Year, received by the company in Ghana at this year’s Ghana Beverage Awards and Ghana Manufacturing Awards are a testament to the shared value the company repeatedly creates for consumers, communities and other stakeholders.
A statement issued by the company said Mr. Gomis has led transformational projects within the Coca-Cola system and consolidated his gains with the major transformation of the West Africa Business Unit, positioning it to profitability. He has also developed great capabilities of locals who will lead the business into the future.
The West Africa Business Unit of the Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company comprises 11 countries namely: Ghana, Cape Verde, Guinea Conakry, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Mauritania, South Sudan and Sao Tome & Principe.