Prez Akufo Addo, others honoured at the maiden edition of GPSCA

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The maiden edition of the Ghana Procurement and Supply Chain Awards came off Friday, September 7 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra under the theme “Promoting Procurement Excellence in Ghana”.

In all sixty(60) individuals and institutions were awarded for their contributions to the industry with President Akufo-Addo receiving the Outstanding Leadership Award for his “visionary leadership and flinching determination to transform procurement and supply chain thinking in Ghana”.

Minister of State in charge of Public Procurement, Sarah Adwoa Safo also received the Sustainable Procurement Transformation award.

In addition Prof. Douglas Boateng, Board Chairman, PPA was the recipient of the Life Time Achievement Award while Mr. A.B Adjei, CEO Public Procurement Authority was adjudged Procurement Man of the Year.

Chief Executive Officer of Instinct Wave,Organisers of the awards Akin Naphtal lauded President Akufo-Addo for establishing a procurement ministry in the country for the first time adding that there is the need to engage professionals to ensure that needed policies are put in place.

“The commitment has shown on procurement by establishing the first procurement ministry shows that the sector needs more awareness and committed efforts and they can’t do it without the professionals. It is when they are engaging the professionals that they can come up with the policy that can drive the industry forward.”

Below are the list of winners

GPSCA WINNERS LIST

Excellence in Procurement & Supply Chain of the Year: Banking
Zenith Bank

Most Innovative Use of technology in Procurement & Supply Chain
MTN

Excellence in Procurement & Supply Chain of the Year: Beverage Manufacturing
Accra Brewery

Local Content & Supplier Development Award
Gold Fields Ghana

Supplier Development Company of the Year
MTN

Excellence in Procurement & Supply Chain of the Year: Consumer Goods
Unilever

Excellence in Procurement & Supply Chain of the Year: Oil and Gas (Upstream)
Kosmos Energy

Excellence in Procurement & Supply Chain of the Year: Mining
Gold Fields Ghana

Sustainable Procurement of the Year
Anglogold Ashanti

Excellence in Procurement & Supply Chain: Telecom
MTN

Procurement Transformation Award
AirtelTigo

Excellence in Procurement & Supply Chain: Hotel & Tourism
Labadi Beach Hotel

Innovative Procurement of the Year
MTN

Procurement & Supply Chain Service Provider of the Year
Strategic Securities Systems

Procurement & Supply Chain Team of the Year: Bronze
AirtelTigo

Procurement & Supply Chain Team of the year: (Silver)
Unilever

Procurement & Supply Chain: Team of the Year: Gold
MTN

Innovative Use of Technology in Procurement & Supply
VRA

Public Procurement and Supply chain Team of the Year
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

Emerging Improvement in Procurement & Supply Chain
Ghana Police Service

Best in procurement and Supply Chain Compliance
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

Emerging Improvement in Procurement & Supply Chain
DVLA

Best Procurement Process Improvement Initiative
SSNIT

Excellence in procurement and Supply chain: Healthcare& Pharmaceuticals
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

Excellence in Procurement Regulation
Public Procurement Authority

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS

Industry Personality of the Year (Private Sector)

Evelyn Sam, Chief Supply Chain Officer Airtel Tigo;

Industry Personality of the Year (Public Sector)

Emmanuel Fianko, Group Executive Procurement, Ghana Airport Company

Professional of the Year (Private Sector)

Simon Annan, Head Strategic Sourcing & Project Management; Heritage Bank

Outstanding Contribution to Procurement & Supply Chain

Stella Addo, Country Manager CIPS

Woman Professional of the Year (Private Sector)

Nana Ama Appiah; Head of General Services & Procurement; Zenith Bank

Woman Professional of the Year (Public Sector):

Jacqueline Abena Appiaa Angate; Procurement Manager; GIMPA

Outstanding Contribution to Procurement & Supply Chain:

Richard Asante- Amoah; Council Member CISCM -GH

Outstanding Contribution to Procurement & Supply Chain:

Lawrence Dodoo, CEO, Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management

Outstanding Contribution to Public Procurement:

Charles Taylor; Chairman, Central tender Review committee, Ministry of Finance

Procurement Transformation CEO Award

Dr. John Ofori-Tenkorang, CEO, SNNIT

Life Time Achievement Award:

Prof. Douglas Boateng, Board Chairman, PPA

Sustainable Procurement Transformation Award:

Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo, Minister; Ministry of Procurement

Procurement Man of the Year:

Mr. A.B Adjei, CEO Public Procurement Authority

Outstanding Change Leadership Award:

H.E President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

TOP 20 PROCUREMENT LEADERS

1. Stella Addo, Country Manager CIPS

2. Simon Annan, Head Strategic Sourcing & Project Management, Heritage Bank.

3. Frank Mante ; Director of Procurement, MIDA

4. Collins Agyemang , Area Head, Procurement & Supply Chain Management, Ghana and West Africa, Stanchart

5. Sampson Owusu Afriye; Deputy Director-Supply Chain Management, KATH

6. Evelyn Sam , Chief Supply Chain Officer, Airtel Tigo

7. Kofi Quashie, Head, Procurement , ADB

8. Emmanuel Fianko; Group Executive Procurement, Ghana Airport Company

9. Patrick Afari: General Manager, Supply Chain; MTN

10. Nazaire Djako, Supply Chain Director, Unilever

11. Joseph Amuna ,Supply Chain Director; Coca-Cola Bottling Company

12. Nana Ama Appiah, Head of General Services & Procurement; Zenith Bank

13. Jacqueline Abena Appiaa Angate; Procurement Manager; GIMPA

14. Jacqueline Ofori-Atta Director of Procurement, ECG

15. Dr.Robert Kweku Tay, Deputy Director, DVLA

16. Tina Asafo- Boakye; Procurement Director, GRA

17. Benjamin Baidoo, Head of Procurement Civil Aviation Authority

18. Olivia Mensah, UPSA Lecturer

19. Prof. Douglas Boateng; PPA Board Chairman

20. A.B Adjei PPA CEO