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Date of Birth:
1956-10-29
Place of Birth:
Ghana

Gina Blay is a Ghanaian journalist and diplomat and sympathizer of the New Patriotic Party of Ghana. She is currently Ghana's ambassador to Germany.

She is a product of the OLA Girls' Senior High School. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Ghana and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Career

Gina Blay was the public relations officer of Prices & Incomes Board in 1981.

Public Relations Manager of the Achimota Brewery Company Limited.

She also served on the Boards of several companies and organizations in Ghana, including the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Ghana Telecom, Ghana News Agency, the National Media Commission, and the World Association of Newspapers.

Chaired the Board of the Mokola Marketing Company Limited.

President of the Private Newspapers Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG) for ten years.

She is the Chief Executive Officer of Western Publication Limited a print media house. The main publication of the house is Daily Guide Newspaper.

In June 2017, President Nana Akuffo-Addo named Gina Blay as Ghana's ambassador to Germany. She was among eight other distinguished Ghanaians who were named to head various Ghanaian diplomatic missions in the world.

Gina Blay is married to the National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Freddie Blay. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008 and had series of chemotherapy treatments.

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