Former CEO of the Volta River Authority (VRA), Mr Kweku Awotwi has been appointed as chairman of the state-owned power producer’s board.
The eight-member board has members including Mr Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa, Mr Richard Obeng Okrah, Dr Joyce Rosalind Aryee, Nana Kobina Nketsia V, Mr El-Farouk Umar, Mr Musah Badimsugru Adam and Mrs Janet Anane.
The board was inaugurated in Accra on Monday, 2 October 2017.
Mr Awortwi has been the principal of the Africa Power Systems Management since July 2014 until his appointment.
He was the CEO of VRA from June 2009 – December 2013 (4 years 7 months)
Mr Awortwi also served as Managing Director of Strategic Planning and New Business Development at Ashanti Goldfields Co. Ltd and Manager of Business Planning and Analysis at Kaiser Aluminium & Chemical Corporation. He is a trained Electrical Engineer and has worked for GE/RCA and ITT. He holds B.Sc. degree from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.