Ghana Link Network Services Limited CEO wins two awards

Executive Chairman of Ghana Link Network Services Ltd (Ghana Link), Nick DansoAdjei, has been awarded Chief Executive Officer (CEO)  of the Year (Trade Facilitation category) and Entrepreneur of the Year at the maiden edition of the Ghana CEO Vision, Exhibition and Awards Night held in Accra.

Mr Adjei is the Executive Chairman of not only Ghana Link, but also owns the Royal Nick Hotel, the Royal Light, Nick TC Scan (Ghana and Port of Gambia), Misyl Energy BDC, Nick Petroleum and several other companies.

The awards are in recognition of Mr Adjei’s exemplary and visionary leadership to leverage technology to automate processes to facilitate trade and increase revenue for national development and successfully steering the implementation of the Integrated Customs Management Systems.

Mr Nick DansoAdjei’s contribution and achievements in the ICT and Trade facilitation sector in the country and beyond remains pivotal in the development pursuit of the nation.

Under the leadership of Mr Adjei, Ghana Link is expected to deploy new modules and innovative projects (e-products) such as the E-Auction for the Ghana Revenue Authority (Customs Division and Domestic Tax Division) which aims to help the auctioning processes to be transparent and smooth, also soon the company is expected to work with the authorities at the airport to deploy the Airport Passenger Information Systems also known as the APIS.

These initiatives are to help the GRA build one of the most advanced tax and business regimes in Africa.

The impact of the ICUMS has been a significant increase not only for tax revenues but also the domestic tax revenue collections.

Commenting on the award on the sidelines of the event, Mr Adjei noted that the award was a testament to the hard work he and his team of directors and staff had put in running the ICUMS platform.

He said despite the initial opposition to the implementation of the ICUMS system, the system had now proven to be a major revenue generation tool for the government.

ICUMS last year – 2021 – generated over GH¢16bn in revenue for government.

The Ghana CEO Vision, Exhibition and Awards seeks to celebrate leadership and pitch Ghana and its business sectors to the world.

The Awards Night is the utmost exposure and thriving platform for CEOs to stay connected, relevant, ahead of the game, and get verified via documentary films, awards and magazines.  

It is an iconic premium brand that provides pitching platforms for CEOs who have used the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately the country. It brings together the best of CEOs in each business sector in Ghana.

BY TIMES REPORTER

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