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Kweku A. Awotwi

Managing Director for Strategic Planning and New Business Development

Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited

HQ Phone:  +44 20 7256 9938

Email: k***@***.com

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Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited

Roman House Wood Street

London, Greater London,EC2Y 5BA

United Kingdom

Company Description

Ashanti, headquartered in Accra, Ghana, is engaged in the mining and processing of gold ores and the exploration and development of gold properties in four African countries - Ghana, Guinea, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Ashanti also has an extensive exploration prog...more

Background Information

Employment History

Principal

Africa Power Systems Management Inc


Chief Executive Officer

Volta River Authority


Integrated Circuit Designer

ITT Corporation


Chief Executive Officer

Midway Resources International


Integrated Circuit Designer

GE/RCA


Manager of Business Planning for the Primary Aluminum Business Unit

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation


Affiliations

Stallion Trust & Administration Company Limited

Board Member


Cenpower Holdings Limited

Board Member


SmartTurtle CxE

Board of Advisors Member


Chamber Council

Honorary Member


SIFE Legon

Member of Our Advisory Board


Education

BSc degree

Yale University


MBA

Stanford's Graduate School of Business


MD


Web References(180 Total References)


APSM

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Mr Kweku A. Awotwi
Principal The immediate past Chief Executive of Ghana's Volta River Authority ("VRA"), Ghana's state electricity generation utility, generating over 2,200 MW and 100% shareholder of its distribution subsidiary NEDCo, serving 500,000 customers across 160,000 sq km. During his four and a half years at the helm, he oversaw unprecedented improvements in VRA's operational and financial performance, as well as completed a $330 million financing to expand a 220 MW thermal plant. He also introduced numerous innovations including the construction of Ghana's first, grid-connected solar plant; the operationalization of the Authority's distribution company; the use of financial derivatives to purchase its fuel requirements. He is also an original shareholder, co-founder and developer of the 340 MW combined cycle thermal-fired "Cenpower" project, the first project-financed independent power project ("IPP") in Ghana, that reached financial close in 2014, and has started construction. Mr. Awotwi has spent twenty-five (25) years in the energy and mining sectors in the United States and Africa, heading business development and strategic planning for Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited ("Ashanti"); serving as the Manager for Business Planning & Analysis for US Fortune 50 Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation ("Kaiser").


Stallion Trust - Profiles

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Mr. Kweku Andoh Awotwi
Mr. Kweku Andoh Awotwi, was appointed the Chief Executive of the Volta River Authority (VRA) in June 8, 2009. He was first appointed CEO of the Volta River Authority from October 2003 to February 2004 as head of an Interim Management Committee (IMC), which was constituted when the VRA was facing financial and industrial crises. Recognizing the satisfactory role he played in the IMC, and his strategic management acumen, President Evans Atta Mills, has re-appointed Mr. Awotwi as CEO of the VRA with primary responsibility to ensure financial soundness and provision of reliable and sustainable electricity to meet the energy requirements of the nation. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Awotwi held various portfolios. He was the CEO of Midway Resources International, a company in the Oil and Energy industry, and Founder/Director of Cenpower Generation. He also served as Managing Director responsible for Strategic Planning and New Business at the Ashanti Goldfields Limited from 1998-2004. Mr. Awotwi also served as Manager, Business Planning & Analysis at Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation from 1990-1998 and a Design Engineer at Advanced Technology Center from 1984-1985. Mr. Awotwi holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) degree in Electrical Engineering, Economics & Political Science from Yale University, USA, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in General Management and International Business, from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, USA. Mr. Kweku Andoh Awotwi


CenPower Holdings

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Kweku Awotwi
Kweku Awotwi DIRECTOR Kweku Awotwi DIRECTOR Kweku Awotwi He is currently principal of the Triton Group. He was Acting Chief Executive of the Volta River Authority (VRA) in 2003 and 2004. He was also the Acting president of the Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Managing Director of Strategic Planning and New Business Development at Ashanti Goldfields (AGC). Before joining AGC he was Manager of Business Planning and Analysis for Kaiser Aluminium & Chemical Corporation in Pleasanton, California, where he worked for eight years. He trained as an electrical engineer and has worked for GE/RCA as well as ITT, both in the USA. He has a BSc degree from Yale University and an MBA from Stanford's Graduate School of Business.


CenPower Holdings - Directors

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Kweku Awotwi (Ghanaian, West Africa)
He is currently principal of the Triton Group. He was Acting Chief Executive of the Volta River Authority (VRA) in 2003 and 2004. He was also the Acting president of the Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Managing Director of Strategic Planning and New Business Development at Ashanti Goldfields (AGC). Before joining AGC he was Manager of Business Planning and Analysis for Kaiser Aluminium & Chemical Corporation in Pleasanton, California, where he worked for eight years. He trained as an electrical engineer and has worked for GE/RCA as well as ITT, both in the USA. He has a BSc degree from Yale University and an MBA from Stanford's Graduate School of Business.


www.africapsm.com

Mr Kweku A. Awotwi
Principal The immediate past Chief Executive of Ghana's Volta River Authority ("VRA"), Ghana's state electricity generation utility, generating over 2,200 MW and 100% shareholder of its distribution subsidiary NEDCo, serving 500,000 customers across 160,000 sq km. During his four and a half years at the helm, he oversaw unprecedented improvements in VRA's operational and financial performance, as well as completed a $330 million financing to expand a 220 MW thermal plant. He also introduced numerous innovations including the construction of Ghana's first, grid-connected solar plant; the operationalization of the Authority's distribution company; the use of financial derivatives to purchase its fuel requirements. He is also an original shareholder, co-founder and developer of the 340 MW combined cycle thermal-fired "Cenpower" project, the first project-financed independent power project ("IPP") in Ghana, that reached financial close in 2014, and has started construction. Mr. Awotwi has spent twenty-five (25) years in the energy and mining sectors in the United States and Africa, heading business development and strategic planning for Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited ("Ashanti"); serving as the Manager for Business Planning & Analysis for US Fortune 50 Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation ("Kaiser").


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