Invest in Africa Ghana has announced the appointment of Mr Clarence Nartey as its new Country Manager effective 4th September 2017. He succeeds Mr Sam Brandful, who has successfully lead Invest in Africa for the past 4 years.
Mr Nartey founded 3i Consult Ltd – a Pan-African Marketing Strategy & Talent Development Consultancy in 2016.
Prior to setting up his consultancy, he was the Marketing Director for Unilever Ghana (and also served on the board of directors) from July 2013 to end of 2015.
His corporate career (with the multi-national giant, Unilever) spanned 15 years. During this period Mr Nartey held several senior multi-functional roles in operations, audit, marketing and strategy development across South Africa, Turkey, Singapore and Ghana.
Mr Nartey assumes responsibility for the running of IIA Ghana after a number of landmark achievements, overseen by his predecessor Mr Brandful, including the launch of the African Partner Pool (APP), an online portal connecting Ghaian businesses to larger corporates tenders, as well as the the Business Linkage Programme (BLP), a business skills accelerator scheme run specifically for Ghanaian SMEs.
Invest in Africa (IIA), is a cross-sector partnership of companies that has been set up to provide access to new markets, skills, and finance to SMEs while reducing the risk of Multi National Companies (MNCs) or larger companies doing business in Africa.
Key partners of IIA include: Tullow Ghana, EY, Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), AB & David Law, Ecobank, Modec Ghana, GIPC, Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Newmont Mining, Guinness Ghana, GE.