GACL gets new Managing Director

The board of Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has appointed Pamela Djamson-Tettey as the new managing director (MD) of the company.

MsDjamson-Tettey’s appointment takes effect from today.

The GACL in a statement copied to the Ghana Times in Accra yesterday, said Madam Djamson-Tettey’s appointment followed the resignation of the current Managing Director, Mr Yaw Kwakwa.

It said following the emergency meeting of the GACL board held on Wednesday, MrKwakwa submitted his resignation effective February 17, 2022.

Madam Djamson-Tettey until her appointment was a member of the GACL Board.

The statement said Madam Djamson-Tettey had over 25 years of proven track record in senior management, including nine years in the mining industry, nine years in the manufacturing sector and five years in the power sector.

It said Madam Djamson-Tettey “is well-networked, with a confident approach and integrity, strategically astute with excellent interpersonal communication and language skills.”

“Pamela has excellent analytical skills with a strong bias for Political Science, Government Relations, Community Relations, Environment, International relations and Diplomatic Protocols,” the statement added.

From 2001 to 2009, Pamela was the Executive Director and Director of Corporate Relations at Diageo Ghana — Guinness Ghana Breweries (GGBL).

“As a member of the Board of Directors of GGBL and a key member of the GGBL Executive team, her responsibilities included a wide range of business-critical agendas including; Corporate Communications, Public Policy, Stakeholder Engagement, Strategic Planning, Corporate Brand Reputation, Sustainable Development and key Spokesperson for GGBL,” the statement said.

Prior to her appointment, Madam Djamson-Tetteyhad worked and held management positions in organisations including the Millennium Development Authority, Africa practice Ghana, Gold Fields Ghana, Ashanti Goldfields Company, and Accra International Conference Centre.

Madam Djamson-Tettey’sareas of experience include stakeholder engagement, management, community engagement, strategic communications, investor relations, branding, sustainable development management.

Madam Djamson-Tettey holds a BA (Cum Laude) degree in International Relations from the United States International University Herts, UK, and San Diego California, USA (1982-1985), Postgraduate Diploma (Merit), Politics & Diplomacy, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK (1985 – 1986) and an MA degree in International Relations, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK (1986-1987).

She is also an accredited member of the Institute of Public Relations (IPR) Ghana.

Madam Djamson-Tettey would work with other board members such as Paul AdomOtchere, Mr Kwabena Mantey, Jectey Nyarko, Teye Adjirackor, Philomena Sam, Francis Kofi Nunoo, GrpCaptGedraseWienaa, KwabenaYeboah, and KojoEdyirDanso.

Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) commenced operations in January 2007 with the specific responsibility for planning, developing, managing and maintaining all airports in Ghana including Kotoka International Airport (KIA) and five regional airports namely Kumasi, Tamale, Sunyani, Wa and Ho as well as various airstrips.

Among the mandate of the GACL, is to develop, manage and maintain airports and airstrips in Ghana, facilitate aircraft, passenger, cargo and mail movements, provide safety and security for aircraft, passengers and cargo in accordance with best international practices.


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