The Managing Director of Absa Bank Ghana Limited, Mrs Abena Osei Opoku, has been named by the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG) as the 2019 Outstanding Woman CEO of the Year.
Mrs Opoku Osei, commenting on the award, said she felt honored, excited and humbled by the award which recognised the many equally deserving awardees. “I could not have achieved this great feat without the support of my team, board and colleagues at Absa, and most importantly our loyal clients and customers,” she said.
According to her, her principle in life is in leading with passion and in giving meaning to the lives of other people while bringing the ideas of individuals to life.
The award was in recognition of her great and inspiring achievements in demonstrating an exemplary corporate leadership, innovation and business growth as Managing Director of Absa Bank.
For the organizers, the essence of the awards was to give recognition to individuals who deserve to be honored for achieving excellence in both public and private sector organizations while leading other to achieve similar successes.
The awards also recognized several corporate leaders and business executives who have built and demonstrated strong leadership qualities while sustaining business growth in the long term.
The event which took place in Accra at the 2020 Ghana Entrepreneurs and Corporate Executives Awards saw various executives and entrepreneurs in attendance.