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Roland Agambire is Ghana’s 2nd Most Respected CEO

Reigning CIMG Marketing Man of the Year, Roland Agambire caused a stir at this year’s edition of Ghana’s Most Respected Company and CEO Awards night held at the Banquet Hall, State House last Saturday when emerged the 2nd Most Respected Chief Executive Officer in Ghana.

The company the 38-year old founded, RLG Communications was also adjudged the 3rd Most Respected Company in Ghana, coming after UT Holdings and Kasapreko Company Limited.

The latest honor adds to a number of high profile local and international recognition for RLG since august. The Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) adjudged RLG Phones as Product of the Year 2011 and decorated the company’s CEO with the coveted Marketing Man of the Year Award. 

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) released the latest Ghana Club 100 listing, ranking RLG as the 2nd Best Company in Ghana. Additionally, the rankings adjudged RLG the Fastest Growing Company, the Leader in Ghana’s ICT Sector and the Best Entrant into the club.

At a continental level, RLG was named among the 12 Finalists in this year’s Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship by the South Africa based Africa Leadership Network. Two other Ghanaian companies; Rancard Solutions and Fidelity Bank made it to the finals of the awards hosted by Ghana early this month.

The Ghana’s Most Respected Company and CEO Awards is a biennial opinion survey conducted amongst CEOs of various organizations in Ghana organized by PricewaterHouse Coopers and the Business and Financial Times newspaper.

The awards scheme is organized to motivate companies and CEOs to move towards value creation, build public trust and promote good corporate governance practices.

The Awards programme was held under the theme “Growing the leadership and talent pipeline” was jointly organized by PricewaterhouseCoopers and Business and Financial Times to reward excellence in corporate Ghana.

Commenting on the latest awards, Mr Agambire who also chairs the AGAMS Group of Companies said he has been challenged by the recognitions to do more for “my country and the people especially the youth whom I have promised to create 1 million jobs for by the next three years”.

RLG is the foremost assembler of mobile phones, laptops and desktops in Africa and currently holds a partnership status with Microsoft.
The company employs close to a thousand permanent staff in Ghana and its training wing, the RLG institute of technology has trained some 30,000 youth in ICT related disciplines since 2006.

It currently has presence in Nigeria, the Gambia, China and Dubai and has invested heavily towards charity and corporate social responsibilities. Joybusiness


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