Groupe Nduom Senior Vice President, Mrs Yvonne Nduom, was the proud recipient of the Best Female Entrepreneur for the year 2017 at an awards gala organised by the Entrepreneur Foundation (EF) in Accra at the weekend.
She, together with other distinguished Ghanaian entrepreneurs, were honoured at the 8th Ghana Entrepreneur & Corporate Executive Awards in Accra.
On the same night President & Chairman of Groupe Nduom, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, was also inducted into the Entrepreneur Foundation’s Hall of Fame.
In a citation, the Foundation acknowledged the contribution of Groupe Nduom in Ghana, Liberia, Togo, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, the US and UK, and the fact that Groupe Nduom covers almost every business area.
These include banking, manufacturing, hospitality, investment, media, real estate, advertising, insurance, education, logistics and power.
Mrs Nduom is also the Executive Chairperson of Coconut Grove Hotels, a chain of hotels which includes Coconut Grove Hotels- Beach Resort, Bridge House and Village all in Elmina; Coconut Grove Regency in Accra, Coconut Grove Sakumono in Accra and Coconut Grove Miners’ Lodge in Obuasi.
She is an expert in management services and has held high profile courses for multinational and other Ghanaian businesses.
They include UNILEVER, Multimedia, Barclays Bank, Social Security & National Insurance Trust (SSNIT).
Mrs Nduom attended Arch Bishop Porter Girls for her Ordinary Level Certificate and had her Advanced Level education at St Louis.
She holds a BA Degree in English from the University of Cape Coast (UCC), and Masters Degree in Education Administration and Supervision from the Wisconsin University, Milwaukee, USA.
Other award winners at the night included Daniel Awuah Darko, Dr Daniel Mckorley, Dr Joshy Varkey, Dr Kwaku Frimpong among others.
Story: Dennis Ato Keelson