The Institute of Directors Ghana has appointed Frederick Emmanuel Aryeetey as its new Chief Executive Officer.
He holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree from the Business School, University of Ghana, Legon and a Bachelor’s (BSc) degree in Agricultural Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana.
Fred is an accomplished management professional with 26+ years global experience in corporate governance practices, organizational strategy, international business development, corporate restructuring and organizational effectiveness, stakeholder and relationship management, leadership, innovation and risk management.
He served as the Managing Director of Quantum Nexus Ghana Ltd, a business advisory and consultancy firm from March 2019 till joining the team at the Institute of Directors – Ghana. Until February 2019 Fred worked with Cummins Africa & Middle East where he was General Manager, Cummins West Africa (CWARO) responsible for Cummins business in West Africa excluding Nigeria; prior to this role he had served as the General Manager, Cummins Ghana Limited.
Before joining Cummins in April 2016 Fred worked with the Mantrac-Unatrac Group a leading global Caterpillar dealer/distributor in Africa, Middle East and Europe for more than 23 years where he served in senior leadership positions such as Group Product Support Sales Development Manager; Managing Director – Mantrac & Delta Tanzania Ltd; Managing Director – Mantrac & Delta Kenya Ltd; and Regional Parts Manager for Africa.
He is customer focused and performance driven. He has a track record of increasing sales and growing bottom line while spearheading operational improvements to drive productivity and reduce cost. He is an experienced change-manager and team builder as demonstrated by his leadership of multi-cultural teams.
His career has exposed him to business environments in 13 African countries, 6 European countries (i.e. Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and the UK), the USA, the Philippines and India. Fred currently serves as the Board Chairman of Barnor Memorial Hospital.
Fred is a Fellow Chartered Economist (FCE) of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Ghana (ICEG); and an Associate Member of Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE).