Ghanaian business consultant and Groupe Nduom (GN) Chairman Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom has won the Ultimate Ghana UK Based Achievement (GUBA) Black Star Award 2017 in the United Kingdom (UK).
Dr Nduom was among distinguished Ghanaians who were recognised for their contributions to the development of the country and humanity by GUBA in the UK.
He received the award for Excellence in Business.
Dr Nduom and wife, Mrs Yvonne Nduom, jointly own Groupe Nduom, with over 60 companies, offering employment to many Ghanaians and others in Liberia, Togo, La Cote d’Ivoire (West Africa), the UK, and USA.
Dr Ndoum was grateful to God for the honour done him. According to him, it was through faith that he had been able to get that far.
He also thanked the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GUBA Awards, Dentaa Amoateng, for putting together an excellent programme.
The business magnate was earlier this year recognised and commended by the state of Georgia in the United States of America (USA) for his tremendous impact on his community through his spirit of service and desire to improve quality of life in the United States and West Africa.
Groupe Nduom businesses include banking, investment banking, media, electronics, logistics, hospitality, insurance, private equity, pension, sports, academia, estate development, among others.
In the USA, Dr Nduom owns ISF Bank based in Chicago, Illinois. Also in Liberia, GN Bank, a member of Groupe Nduom, has eight branches.
Other awardees on the night included Mr and Mrs Mensah of Uncle John’s Bakery, ace investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Unilever Francophone Africa Vice President Maidie Elizabeth Akutu, and Managing Director of FACS Dr Michael K. Obeng.
The rest were the founder of Kristo Asafo Church, Apostle Dr Kwadwo Safo, President of Group Ideal Dr Nii Kotei Dzani, Kelvin Doe, Dr Jason Sarfo, Founder and CEO of Rigworld International Services Dr Kofi Amoa-Abban, CEO of Angel Herbal Products Industry Limited Dr Kwaku Oteng, and CEO of Hills Oil Marketing.
GUBA Awards is a prestigious, annual awards ceremony inaugurated in October 2010. The event is held to showcase the talent and the achievement within the British community and the outstanding and valuable services provided to Ghanaians in the UK and Ghana.