11 Aug 2021

INAUGURATION OF SEC BOARD

The Minister of Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta has inaugurated the Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission at the Ministry of Finance.

The reconstitution of the Board was in line with the Securities Industries Act, 2016 (Act 929) as amended. Please find below the list of Board members:

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Dr. Yeboa AmoaChairman
Rev. Daniel Ogbarmey TettehExecutive Commissioner
Mrs. Deborah Mawuse AgyemfraExecutive Commissioner
Mr. Paul AbabioExecutive Commissioner
Mr. Sampson AkligohMinistry of Finance Rep (Commissioner)
Mrs. Elsie Addo AwadziBank of Ghana Rep (Commissioner)
Mrs. Jemima OwareRegistrar General Rep (Commissioner)
Mr. Yaw Acheampong BoafoGeneral Legal Council Rep (Commissioner)
Prof. Joe Amoako-TuffourAcademic Researcher (Commissioner)
Mr. Augustine AddoInstitute of Chartered Accountants Ghana Rep (Commissioner)
Ms. Deila AssimehCommissioner

 

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, the Hon. Minister Ken Ofori-Atta acknowledged the significant progress chalked in the Ghanaian Financial Sector, despite the challenges encountered. He further noted key achievements attained in the Capital Market over the last few years including the significant growth reached in market capitalization of the GSE; the asset management industry clean up exercise which has helped to restore and rebuild investor confidence in the industry; the removal of Ghana from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) grey list and the launch of the Capital Market Master Plan this year to provide the blueprint for the development of the Capital Market in Ghana, among others. He underscored the important role of the SEC to the future of Ghana’s economic transformation and to making it an attractive hub for investors. The Hon. Minister concluded his remarks by thanking members of the reconstituted Board for their commitment and urged them to deliver remarkable results on key initiatives to help transform the Ghanaian Capital Market.

Requests for further information can be made via info@sec.gov.gh, the toll-free line 0800100065 or the SEC website at www.sec.gov.gh.

 

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

DATED: 10TH AUGUST 2021