The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), Professor Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey has been adjudged the Most Respected CEO in the education sector at the 2019 Ghana Industry CEO Awards.
This is the second time the UPSA leader has won the coveted award after winning it in 2018.
The awards ceremony, held in Accra on Friday, November 29, 2019, aimed at identifying and publicly recognizing exceptional Chief Executive Officers in corporate Ghana across a wide range of sectors.
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor of UPSA, Professor Charles Banner, who received the award on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, expressed his gratitude to the organizers for the recognition.
He said UPSA remains committed to its mission of providing and promoting quality higher education and training in management and other related disciplines by leveraging a structured mix of scholarship and professionalism.
“We are also on course to becoming a world-class education provider in both academic and professional disciplines, nationally entrenched, regionally recognized and globally relevant,” Prof. Banner said.
The Ghana Industry CEO Awards is an annual event and an initiative by The Business Executive (TBE) Magazine directed at encouraging improved corporate governance and institutional leadership across the public and private sectors.
This year’s edition was under the theme ‘Good Corporate Governance: Practices and Prospects in Ghana.’ UPSA VC ‘MOST RESPECTED CEO’ in Education Sector ward won by Professor Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey is a demonstration of best practices and leadership that is rare in most public universities in Ghana.
Recently the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), was UPSA Adjudged the ‘Best Corporate Governance Compliant’ Institution’
The University seems to be doing something right and unique and this is giving it a comparative advantage over all other universities in Ghana.
Until other tertiary institutions re-engineer their processes, corporate governance culture, and leadership styles, UPSA will continue to be a benchmark in the education sector.