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Guinness Ghana appoints new board chair

BY: Daily Graphic
Dr Felix E. Addo
Dr Felix E. Addo

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) has appointed Dr Felix E. Addo as the new board chairman.

By this appointment, Dr Addo becomes the first Ghanaian to chair the GGBL’s board since the merger between Guinness Ghana Ltd (GGL) and Ghana Brewery Ltd (GBL) in 2004.

Dr Addo is globally respected after more than 30 years of practice and consulting experience in corporate finance and recovery, financial and forensic auditing, arbitration, capital project and Infrastructure (CP&I), organisational restructuring and performance improvement engagements in both developed and developing economies.

He is the immediate past Country Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) Ghana and a former member of the PwC Africa Governance Board.

He also serves on various boards and committees, including; Standard Chartered Bank Ltd, KOSMOS Energy Ghana Advisory Council, KEK Insurance Brokers, Ghana American Chamber of Commerce (Vice President), Ghana Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors (Chairman/President) of the Governing Council, University of Ghana and College of Education Advisory Council.

He is also Chairman Emeritus of AIESEC, one of the world’s largest non-profit youth-run organisations.

Dr Addo is the immediate past Chairman of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) board and was a member of the Professor Justice Date-Bah Business Law Reform Committee of Experts which reviewed the Ghana Companies Act and the Bodies Corporate (Official Liquidation) Act.