GCMC gets new Board

The new board of directors

A new management board has been inaugurated for the Ghana Cylinder Manufacturing Company (GCMC) with a call on members to work in harmony to make the company more viable.

Mr Joseph Cudjoe, the Deputy Minister of Energy, who supervised the inauguration in Accra, urged the members to ensure that they dealt with the challenges confronting the Company during their term of office.

The Board, sworn in by Mr Ernest Kwabena Addo, the Energy Ministry’s Legal Practitioner, who administered the oath of office and of secrecy.

The nine-member Board, chaired by Alhaji Abubakar Abdul Rahman, was urged to address the major challenges facing the Company.

Board members

Members of the Board are; Madam Frances Awarabena Asiam, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cylinder Manufacturing Company, Mrs Angelina Baiden-Amissah, Awulae Annor Adjaye III, Nana Forson Danso and Mr Crisler Akwei Ankrah.

The rest are Mr. Kwadwo N. Poku, Mr Michael Abbiw and Mr. Wahab Suhiyini Wumbei, all of whom the Minister described as having the right expertise to turn around the fortunes of the Company.

Ghana Cylinder Manufacturing Company (GCMC)

The GCMC, which hitherto was incorporated as a Private Limited Liability under the Companies Code, 1963 (ACT 179) in 1998, is now 100 per cent fully owned by the State.

Chief Executive Officer

Madam Frances Asiam, CEO of the GCMC, noted that the company now had a well-motivated staff and a very competent board who would work as a team adding, “the challenges that arose between management and the former board belonged to the past.”

“We are going to work as a team, the board will give me all the support and I’m going to give them all the respect, so that we move the company forward,” she said.