And also, for being the first Ghanaian Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana
Mr, Asante was honoured at the Ghana Entrepreneur and Corporate Executive Award Gala held at the State House Banquet Hall in Accra recently.
The citation received on his behalf acknowledged his outstanding achievements as leader of the organization which has over the years demonstrated excellence, innovation and growth in the telecommunications sector in Ghana.
Commenting on the award, the Corporate Services Executive of MTN Ghana, Mrs Cynthia Lumor, said, “This recognition and celebration of corporate excellence acknowledges our relentless focus on ICT as a driver for communication and development. Innovation and exemplary leadership will continue to guide what we do.”
The Entrepreneur and Corporate Executive Award programme honours exemplary men and women who have played a pivotal role in Ghana’s global business sphere.
The recent programme, organized by Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana, was a grand celebratory event that celebrated 40 exceptional entrepreneurs and corporate executives in the country.
It was organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Trade and Industry and celebrated under the theme “Promoting Economic Development through Private Sector and Corporate Governance.”
The event was attended by Ghana’s leading Entrepreneurs, business icons, investors, members of the diplomatic corps and government representatives including the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry.
The CEO of MTN-Ghana, Ebenezer Twum Asante, was also adjudged 2016 Overall Best CEO in Africa’s telecommunication industry at the AfricaCom Awards and MTN Group Best CEO.
Mr. Asante is the first Ghanaian CEO of MTN Ghana and has been highly commended for sustaining and expanding growth, profitability and leadership of MTN Ghana in a highly competitive telecommunication industry.
MTN Ghana is the market leader in the increasingly competitive mobile telecommunications industry in Ghana, offering subscribers a range of exciting options under Pay Monthly and Pay As You Go Services.
The company has committed itself to delivering reliable and innovative services that provide value for subscribers in Ghana’s telecommunications market.
Since its entry into Ghana in 2006, MTN has continuously invested in expanding and modernizing its network in order to offer superior services to a broad expanse of the nation. Total network investments from 2006-2016 are about US$3.5 billion. MTN has the widest network coverage across Ghana.
With the recent commercial launch of 4G LTE services, MTN became the only mobile operator providing 4G services in all regional capitals and large cities. The company has also built three modern switch and data centres to deliver stable, reliable, efficient and robust Telecom and Data Services to customers.