Paul Adom-Otchere Appointed to Chair GACL Board

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed broadcaster Paul Adom-Otchere as the board chair of the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL).

Mr. Adom-Otchere had previously served as a board member of the National Communications Authority.

The seven-member GACL board also include Yaw Kwakwa, the Managing Director of the company, Teye Adjrackor, Nominee of the President, Kwabena Mantey Jectey Nyarko, nominee of the President, Madam Philomina Sam, nominee of the President, Francis Kofi Nunoo, Ministry of Transport and group captain Cervase Wienaa.

This was captured in a letter from the Presidency, signed by Chief of Staff, Akosua Frema Osei-Opare and addressed to the Ministry of Transport.

The Adom-Otchere-led board will be expected to spearhead the GACL to provide world-class airport facilities and services for the benefit of stakeholders and to position Ghana as the preferred aviation hub and leader in airport business in West Africa.

About Paul Adom-Otchere
Mr. Paul Adom-Otchere is a seasoned journalist in Ghana. He has worked in both TV and radio over the last 20 years covering all major events in Ghana as well as events that occur abroad but related to Ghana. He has had a stint with the BBC covering the UK election in 2001 for the African Service.

Paul trained as a lawyer but with separate backgrounds in Political Science and Classics. He studied at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) from 2006 to 2008, undertaking courses in development economics and leading to the award of an MSc.

Paul wrote on security sector governance as it applied to Ghana and Ivory Coast in partial fulfilment of his degree. Paul has led an advocacy forum on Spectrum Allocation in Ghana under the Ghana ICT chamber.

Mr. Adom-Otchere was adjudged the Best News Reporter by the Ghana Journalists Association in 2001. He also received an Honorary award for Contribution to the Growth of Independent Media in Ghana in 2012.

“Good Evening Ghana”, a TV current affairs show he produces and hosts, was adjudged both TV Programme of the Year and Current Affairs Programme of the Year at the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana awards in 2005.


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