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General News of Wednesday, 6 December 2017


Eson-Benjamin appointed interim MiDA CEO

The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), has appointed Martin Eson-Benjamin as the Interim Chief Executive Officer with effect from December 5, 2017 until a new CEO is appointed.

Mr. Martin Eson-Benjamin was the former CEO of MiDA during Compact 1. His appointment comes after MiDA, and the former CEO, Ing. Owura K Sarfo, agreed to a mutual separation.

A statement by MiDA said Mr. Eson-Benjamin brings a unique set of skills and expertise to the company having successfully implemented Compact 1 within the five year period from 2007 to 2012.

He also ensured that over 95% of the grant funds were disbursed on project investments in Ghana.

He achieved this feat on the back of a solid track record in the private sector, having previously performed Executive roles at Unilever Ghana and the Ghana Breweries Limited.

The statement added that MiDA looks forward to continuing to work with its various stakeholders to deliver the Compact for the people of Ghana.