Sunday, 05 December

BoG bags corporate governance leadership and regulatory excellency award

The Bank’s Secretary, Ms. Sandra Thompson, received the award on behalf of the Governor, Dr. Ernest Addison

The Bank of Ghana has been awarded for its outstanding leadership in corporate governance and regulatory excellence in the financial services sector in Ghana.

The award follows the bank’s “significant” role, according to a statement, in promoting the culture of good corporate governance in Ghana and its impressive achievement in reforming the banking and financial services sector in Ghana.    

The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Addison, was awarded for providing transformational leadership in sanitising the financial services sector, which has led to a vibrant and resilient banking sector.  

The First and Second Deputy Governors of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Maxwell Opoku-Afari and Mrs Elsie Addo Awadzi, respectively, were also presented with special recognition awards.

The bank’s secretary, Sandra Thompson, who represented the regulator at the ceremony, received the awards on behalf of the institution, Governor and the Deputy Governors.  

The 4th IoD-Gh Corporate Governance Excellence Awards, held under the theme: “Good Corporate Governance and Ethical Leadership: An Essential Requirement for Organizational Turnaround”, was held at Kempinski Hotel on Friday, 19 November 2021.