Samuel Attah-Mensah named 2019 Ashesi Commencement Speaker

May 9, 2019
Managing Director of Omni Media Company Limited, Samuel Attah-Mensah, will be addressing graduates as the Keynote Speaker at Ashesi’s 2019 Commencement Ceremony. Attah-Mensah is a reputable business executive with decades of experience in business development and marketing management practice.

He has been involved in the setting up of market-leading media organizations in Ghana since 1995; such as Multimedia (owners and operators of Joy 99.7 FM) and Omni Media Limited (Owners of Citi 97.3 FM, which is the biggest English language format radio station in Ghana, and Citi TV).

He started his career as an I.T. Systems Officer with the then ICL Computers and Digitronix Systems, combining systems work with Sales and Marketing. He then veered into Media, first as a passion and eventually building a career out of it. He became the Director of Programmes for Multimedia Broadcasting Ltd, helping with the setup of Luv FM and Adom FM.

Under his result-oriented leadership, Citi FM produced Ghana’s 2018 Journalist of the Year and has won numerous awards from the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG).

Attah-Mensah also worked as a Market Development Manager for Coca-Cola West Africa in Liberia and Sierra Leone where he was involved in rebuilding Coca-Cola’s presence in these countries after the civil wars.

With his wealth of experience in marketing operations, Samuel also serves as Director of Dannex Pharmaceuticals Limited in Ghana. Further, with a background as a lecturer in some universities in Ghana, he is a regular conference and seminar speaker. Attah-Mensah is a fellow of the Aspen Institute as well as the African Leadership Initiative.

He holds a first degree in Computer Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology and an MBA from Leicester University in the UK. He has served as a panel member of the Association of International Broadcasters and was the Vice President of Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA).

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