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Mr. Prince Kofi Amoabeng

Wrong Prince Kofi Amoabeng?

Chief Executive Officer

Email: p***@***.com
Local Address: Ghana
Company Description: UT Bank offers an exciting but challenging environment for the passionate, result-oriented individual. At UT Bank, our employees are our number one customer. We...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Chief Executive Officer
    UT Holdings
  • Chief Executive Officer
    Unique Trust
  • Most Respected Chief Executive Officer
    Ghana

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • B.Sc , Administration
    University of Ghana
  • BSc , Admin ( Accounting
    University of Ghana Business School
  • BSc , Admin ( Accounting )
    University of Ghana Business School
197 Total References
Web References
UT Collections
www.utcollections.com, 8 Nov 2014 [cached]
PRINCE KOFI AMOABENG: The Rising Star UT Collections
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PRINCE KOFI AMOABENG: The Rising Star
Some say that successful entrepreneurs are born and not made.
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Take Ghanaian born Prince Kofi Amoabeng as a case in point. He dropped a military career to pursue a profession in finance, evolving from an introductory service linking friends who had money to invest with those that needed to borrow for their businesses. Today, Mr. Amoabeng is the Chief Executive Officer of UT Bank (formerly UT Financial Services) in a one-room office with a staff of four (4).
Founded in 1997, they aim at providing customers with fast and efficient short-term loans and real returns on investments. The company succeeded because he served the needs of indigenous traders, exporters and importers, as well as business organizations/people not catered for by the traditional banks.
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Mr. Amoabeng is the recent recipient of the Johnnie Walker Bank of the Year Award. His personal journey has taken him from military officer to highly-successful, awardwinning entrepreneur. His career, with UT Bank as well as other endervours such as his role on the Council of Enablis Ghana, has been characterized by a desire to encouraging entrepreneurial spirit in Ghana.
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Prince Kofi Amoabeng is the CEO of UT Bank and the UT Group. He is a retired military officer (Captain) and an investment consultant. He graduated from the premier Business School in Ghana, University of Ghana Business School, with B.Sc Admin (Accounting). He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute Management Accountants (CMA-UK) and a member of Chartered Accountants CA (GH). From 1992-2003, he lectured at the Ghana Stock Exchange.
He has extensive experience in managing businesses through excellent customer relations, strategic and tactical business planning as well as strategic partnerships. Mr Amoabeng had earlier ventured into various enterprises working with companies like Opayesco Wood Processing Company Limited, Jamhaus Limited, K.K Power Company Limited and P.K Amoabeng Enterprise Limited
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Prince Kofi Amoabeng has been on the board since he founded Unique Trust 1997.
Mr. Amoabeng is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Ghana Interbank Payment Settlement System (GhIPSS), member of the Council of Enablis Ghana (Canadian Entrepreneurial NGO) and member of the International Advibank Payment Settlement System (GhIPSS), member of the Council of Enablis Ghana (Canadian Entrepreneurial NGO) and member of the International Advisory Board of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), in Ghana.
PRINCE KOFI AMOABENG AS A PHILANTHROPIST
Through the UT Group, the seasoned entrepreneur has supported many civil society organizations with several millions of Ghana cedis . These include the Ghana Heart Foundation, Ghana Blind Union, Ghana Trust Fund, Light Outreach International, Family Outreach Ghana, Countryside Orphanage, Ghana Education Centre and orphanages across the length and breadth of the country. Mr. Amoabeng also extended his generosity to a number of individual, especially students of both secondary and tertiary education.
AS A SPORTMAN
As the maxim goes: All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, Mr. Amoabeng moves from the heavy loaded business desk to engage in some sporting activities. He is a prolific golfer. Mr. Amoabeng is an active member of the Tafo Golf Club.
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In Ghana, Mr. Amoabeng is an entrepreneur who makes majority of Ghanaians and African in general very proud.
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This quotation best fits well with the humble and affable Mr. Amoabeng, whose story can be told. Entrepreneurship is a key driver of our economy. Wealth and a high majority of jobs are created by small businesses started by entrepreneurially-minded individuals like Mr. Amoabeng and his partner. People exposed to entrepreneurship frequently express that have more opportunity to exercise creative freedoms, higher self esteem, and an overall greater sense of control over their own lives. As a result, many experienced business people political leaders, economists, and educators believe that fostering a robust entrepreneurial culture will maximize individual and collective economic and social success on a local, national, and global scale.
SOURCE:The Chronicle
PRINCE KOFI AMOABENG: The Rising Star
Prince Kofi Amoabeng
www.utbankghana.com, 3 June 2014 [cached]
Board Of Directors :Prince Kofi Amoabeng
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Prince Kofi Amoabeng is the Chief Executive Officer of UT Bank and co-founder of the UT Group of companies. He is an investment consultant and a retired military officer (Captain).
He graduated from the University of Ghana with a B.Sc Administration, (Accounting) and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA-UK) and a member of Chartered Accountants CA (GH).
He has extensive experience in managing businesses through excellent customer relations, strategic and tactical business planning as well as strategic partnerships including 12 years lecturing at the Ghana Stock Exchange. His achievements include three times running "Ghana's Most Respected CEO (2008, 2010 and 2012) organized by Pricewaterhousecoopers and B&FT.
He is Ghana's Johnny Walker Giant; Overall Best Entrepreneur in the Maiden Ghana Entrepreneurs Award (2011); No. 3 in the 100 most influential Ghanaians as compiled by ETV, Ghana (2012) as well as the joint finalist with his partner in the Ernst & Young West Africa Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2011).
Others are: National Honours for an Order of the Star of the Volta- Officer's Division presented by the President of Ghana in 2008 and one of two Ghanaians profiled in Moky Makura's book on Africa's greatest entrepreneurs which profiles 16 of Africa's top entrepreneurs and Marketing Man of the Year 2006.
Mr. Amoabeng is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ghana Interbank Payment Settlement System (GHIPSS), Chairman of the Council of Enablis Ghana (Canadian Entrepreneurial NGO) and member of the International Advisory Board of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), in Ghana.
UT Holdings Board Of Directors
www.utholdings.com, 2 May 2014 [cached]
Mr. Prince Kofi Amoabeng
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Mr. Prince Kofi Amoabeng
Group President
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PRINCE KOFI AMOABENG : The rising star
Some say that successful entrepreneurs are born an
Prince Kofi Amoabeng
www.utbankghana.com, 3 June 2014 [cached]
Management Team :Prince Kofi Amoabeng
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Mr. Prince Kofi Amoabeng is the Chief Executive Officer of UT Bank and co-founder of the UT Group of companies. He is an investment consultant and a retired military officer (Captain).
He graduated from the University of Ghana with a B.Sc Administration, (Accounting) and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA-UK) and a member of Chartered Accountants CA (GH).
He has extensive experience in managing businesses through excellent customer relations, strategic and tactical business planning as well as strategic partnerships including 12 years lecturing at the Ghana Stock Exchange. His achievements include three times running "Ghana's Most Respected CEO (2008, 2010 and 2012) organized by Pricewaterhousecoopers and B&FT.
He is Ghana's Johnny Walker Giant; Overall Best Entrepreneur in the Maiden Ghana Entrepreneurs Award (2011); No. 3 in the 100 most influential Ghanaians as compiled by ETV, Ghana (2012) as well as the joint finalist with his partner in the Ernst & Young West Africa Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2011).
Others are: National Honours for an Order of the Star of the Volta- Officer's Division presented by the President of Ghana in 2008 and one of two Ghanaians profiled in Moky Makura's book on Africa's greatest entrepreneurs which profiles 16 of Africa's top entrepreneurs and Marketing Man of the Year 2006.
Mr. Amoabeng is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ghana Interbank Payment Settlement System (GHIPSS), Chairman of the Council of Enablis Ghana (Canadian Entrepreneurial NGO) and member of the International Advisory Board of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), in Ghana.
Prince Kofi Amoabeng – President :: UT Holdings
www.pkamoabeng.com, 23 May 2013 [cached]
Today, Mr Prince Kofi Amoabeng is the Chief Executive Officer of Unique Trust, a lending institution which has become a household name in the business world.
Giving the Junior Graphic a glimpse into his past, Mr Amoabeng, who started school at the Kukurantumi Catholic Primary School, was then the only privileged one who wore sandals to school. During that period his father worked with the Cocoa Marketing Company.
"I felt so awkward that I always took off my sandals on the way to school in order to be like the other children who did not wear sandals" , he said.
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Book Launch - LIVING NAKED: Wit & Wisdom of Prince Kofi Amoabeng
From army officer to UT Bank CEO: Interview with Prince Kofi Amoabeng
Banking Sector in Ghana: Prince Kofi Amoabeng Presents UT Bank
CEO's Of UT Bank And mPedigree Get Innovation Awards
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Prince Kofi Amoabeng is Overall Best Entrepreneur for 2010
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