Managing Director and Chairman, Tropical Cable and Conductor Ltd

Mr. Tony Oteng-Gyasi is the President of the Association of Ghana Industries, and Managing Director and Chairman of Tropical Cable and Conductor Ltd, a wholly Ghanaian owned manufacturer of electrical cables. Tony began his career at the Research Department of the Bank of Ghana. He subsequently joined the Ghana Operation of British Petroleum. In 1986, he set up his first Company, Tropical Products Limited, which he nurtured to become a successful trading and manufacturing firm. In 1997, he set up the Cable Manufacturing Company, called Tropical Cable and Conductor Limited. In 2007 he again set up the only continuous casting and rolling factory for the production of EC Grade Aluminium Rod in West Africa. The company, Western Rod & Wire Ltd. has become a source of raw material for aluminium conductor manufacturers in the region. Tony is a recipient of several awards and has been a member of the Council of the Ghana Stock Exchange, and the Council of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). He is the immediate past Chairman of the University of Ghana Council. He holds a degree in Economics and a Certificate in Law from the University of Ghana. He also has a diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK, and is a member of the Ghana Bar Association.

Tony OTENG-GYASI is speaking at the following session