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Yvonne Opare appointed MD of Ghana Airports Company

Yvonne Nana Afriyie Opare has been appointed the new managing director of the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL), an official statement has said.

It follows the retirement of Pamela Djamson-Tettey from the position after attaining the mandatory retirement age of 60.

Below is the full statement from the board:

Yvonne Nana Afriyie Opare is an accomplished business executive with close to 20 years of quality experience in management positions and engagements. She holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with specialisation in Operations Management from American Intercontinental University in Illinois, USA.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA after receiving her secondary education at Achimota School in Ghana.

Yvonne’s corporate journey began in the United States, where she had professional work engagements with Fortune 500 companies such as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Eli Lilly. She also earned a professional real estate license in the US State of Georgia, excelling in the ultra-competitive US real estate sector and winning the prestigious North American Association of Realtors Million Dollar Sales Club award for two consecutive years in 2006 and 2007. Yvonne later returned to Ghana, motivated by her desire to leverage her wealth of expertise to contribute to national development.

Over the course of two decades, Opare has honed skills in key domains of corporate leadership, business development and management, including strategy development and execution, resource harmonisation, human resource management, project management and operations management and, business negotiations.

She has built a track record of building and sustaining international business relationships with high-profile multinational organisations, including Schlumberger, Expro Gulf Limited, Lukoil, and Transocean Limited. Across these high-level engagements. Mrs. Opare has led organisations to deliver on strategic corporate partnership objectives.

Mrs. Opare’s professional track record includes her tenures as CEO and General Manager of Vantage Real Estate Group and Blackwell Realty Limited, where she led and played leading roles in mainstreaming contemporary business management practices, building a culture of excellence and transforming business operations.

Having built and operationalised a world-class private enterprise that catered for specialised customer segments, Yvonne is well-acquainted with the nuances of both entrepreneurship and corporate business.

A wife and mother of three daughters, Yvonne Opare possesses the perfect combination of personal qualities, professional expertise and leadership competencies required to deliver excellence in impact-driven organisations.

source: Asaaseradio.com

 

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