Guinness Ghana appoints First Ghanaian Board Chair

Dr. Felix E. Addo

Ghana’s leading total beverage company, Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL) has appointed Dr. Felix E. Addo, as its new board chairman.

Dr. Addo becomes the first Ghanaian to chair GGBL’s board since the merger between Guinness Ghana Ltd (GGL) and Ghana Brewery Ltd (GBL) in 2004.

He is globally respected after more than 30 years of practice and consulting experience in corporate finance and recovery, financial and forensic auditing, arbitration, Capital Project and Infrastructure (CP&I), organizational restructuring and performance improvement engagements in both developed and developing economies.

Dr. Felix E. Addo is the immediate past Country Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) Ghana and a former member of the PwC Africa Governance Board. He has served as a valuable resource for the financial industry, government and has been a regular presenter and participant in various thought leadership activities to share his wealth of knowledge.

On September 12, 2018, he was appointed to serve as Board Chairman of Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited. He also serves on various boards and committees including; Standard Chartered Bank Ltd, KOSMOS Energy Ghana Advisory Council, KEK Insurance Brokers, Ghana American Chamber of Commerce (Vice President), Ghana Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors (Chairman/President) of the Governing Council, University of Ghana and College of Education Advisory Council. He is also Chairman Emeritus of AIESEC, one of the world’s largest non-profit, youth-run organization.

Dr. Addo is the immediate past Chairman of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) board, and was a member of the Professor Justice Date-Bah Business Law Reform Committee of Experts which reviewed the Ghana Companies Act and the Bodies Corporate (Official Liquidation) Act.