PBC Limited Ghana has appointed Mr. Charles Ntim as Chairman of the company’s board of Directors. Mr. Charles Bernard Ntim represents the Ministry of Finance/Government of Ghana on the PBC Limited Board of Directors.
He is an Economist and Business Executive by profession and has held numerous positions in business and Government.
Charles Ntim was the Managing Director of the Produce Buying Company (then a subsidiary of the Ghana Cocoa Board) from 1988 to 1997 and Deputy Chief Executive (Operations) of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) from the year 2006 to April 2009. Prior to these appointments he was the Deputy Director of Policy Planning, Monitoring and Research at COCOBOD.
Mr. Charles Ntim is a product of St. Augustine’s College, Cape Coast and the University of Ghana where he obtained a BSc. Hons. Economics after which he obtained a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA. He has also participated in a Senior Management Programme at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom and in an Executive Seminar on Financial Planning and Budgetary Control with Price Water House, Accra.
Consequently, the board also appointed Mr. Kofi Owusu Boateng: He represents the Ministry of Finance/Government of Ghana on the PBC Limited Board of Directors.
He started his career in the Cocoa Industry with the then Produce Buying Division of the Ghana Cocoa Board (now PBC Ltd.) initially as an Administrative Officer subsequent to which rose through the ranks to become the Deputy Manager, Personnel in April, 1991 before proceeding to serve his Majesty, the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu ɪɪ as Secretary from the year 1999.
During his stint with PBC, Mr. Kofi Owusu Boateng worked at various locations including Sunyani, Koforidua, Sefwi-Wiawso, Swedru as well as the PBC Ltd. and Ghana Cocoa Board head offices in Accra. He had previously also been a trainer of Commission Marketing Clerks (CMCs) on the Akuafo Cheque System and has participated in the 63rd session of the International Cocoa Organisation in London, UK in April, 2001 on ‘Sustaining the Global Economy in the new Millennium’.
Mr. Kofi Owusu Boateng was educated at the Mount Mary Training College, Somanya, the Advanced Teacher Training College, Winneba, the University of Ghana, Legon as well as at the University of Cape Coast from where he obtained a Master of Arts Degree in ‘Peace and Development Studies’.
Mr. Joseph Albert Danso Jnr. was also appointed as member of the board,representing the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) on the PBC Limited Board of Directors.
He joined the Ghana National Construction Corporation in 1963 as a Civil Engineer. From 1966 to 1989 Joseph Albert Danso Jnr. worked with the State Construction Corporation and rose through the ranks from the position of Project Engineer/Manager to Regional Manager, Chief Engineer (Roads), Deputy Managing Director and finally to Managing Director, a position he occupied for thirteen (13) years.
Mr. Samuel Acquah was appointed member of the board to represent the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) on the PBC Limited Board of Directors. He has over twenty-five (25) years professional life experience. He started his career in London, United Kingdom (UK) as a Market Analyst and then as a Geologist in an Oil company from 1992 to 2001. He then joined Dun and Bradstreet, UK as a Product Marketing Manager in the year 2001.
Prof. Salifu Mohammed was equally appointed to represent the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) on the PBC Limited Board of Directors. He has over twenty years of experience in higher education teaching, research and service to industry and the community as a transportation and road transport safety and logistics expert.
Mathew Boadu Adjei was appointed member : Born on 10th July, 1971, Mr. Mathew Boadu Adjei is an investment banker by profession with over thirteen years professional experience on the European and African Continents.His working experience in the Banking Industry commenced with the Home Finance Company Limited and then the Fidelity Discount House Limited (now Fidelity Bank Limited) and Fidelity Capital Partners Limited.
Mr. Thomas Dzoleto Kwami was appointed to the Board of Directors, PBC Limited as a representative of Minority Shareholders (Individuals). Mr. Thomas Kwami has over fifteen years of investment banking experience after having worked in various units of the Databank Group including Accounts, Corporate Finance, Internal Audit and Branch Management. He first worked at Coopers & Lybrand before joining Databank in 1998.
Mr. Stephen Baba Kumasi was appointed member of the board: He was born on the 14th June, 1957 in Accra and hails from Zongoyire, Zebilla in the Upper East Region of Ghana. He obtained his Middle School Leaving Certificate in the year 1975 and has since worked as a Career Farmer.He has to date enviable awards including Regional Best Farmer in 1991 and 1995, first runner up Best Shea Butter Nut Picker in 1997 and also crowned with the outstanding National Best Farmer in the year 2000.
Mr. Karikari Gyamfi was alos appointed Member member of the board.