In a bid to better serve the growing demands for its products and services on the Ghana and West African market, leading global supplier of technology and service, Robert Bosch has officially opened a new sales, marketing and service outlet here in Ghana.
The opening of the Robert Bosch Ghana office, comes on the heels of that of the Nigerian outlet in June this year and is expected to boost Bosch’s activities in the West African market.
Both offices in the West African sub-region will oversee sales, marketing and service operations to customers, covering all of Bosch’s four business sectors including Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods as well as Energy and Building Technology.
Speaking at the official opening in Accra, Bosch Group president for Africa Dr. Markus Thill said the company was extending its operations to Ghana officially because the company believed in Africa and Ghana as an important long-term growth market for its products and services.
He noted that the essence of setting up here in Ghana was to give local staff the opportunity to get closer to its publics, get to know their problems, needs and wants, give them good local services.
“We want to bring much improved and better products and services to our publics in the West African sub region and we find Ghana, a long-term growth potential and one of Africa’s fastest growing economies as a safe haven to initiate this decisive forward march in expanding our access to the West Africa market,” he stated.
On his part the Chief Executive Officer for Robert Bosch Middle East FZE Ghana branch, Mr. Simon Agbeno, noted that the company was optimistic about the prospects of its operations in Ghana.
He downplayed the effect of the current energy crisis on their operations in Ghana, adding that it was an opportune time for the company to show its believe in the Ghanaian economy.
“As a customer base company, we belief in sharing in the problems of our customers and positively impacting the lives of the ordinary people direct and indirectly while contributing to the socio-economic development of the country as a whole,” he said.
Special guest of honour, Nii Oten Granaky I, Abafum Mantse and divisional chief of Abafum La who represented the La Mantse, Nii Kpobi Tettey Tsuru III, welcomed the company into the country and expressed the belief that their entry would create employment opportunities for the skilled Ghanaian unemployed youths.
By Times Reporter