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Akufo-Addo appoints 1st Public Procurement Authority CEO as boss again

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Agyenim Boateng Agyei as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority.

Mr Boateng Agyei is heading back to a position he occupied between 2005 and 2010.

The communication of the new appointment was contained in a letter dated March 7, 2017.

PROFILE OF MR. AGYENIM BOATENG ADJEI

Mr. AGYENIM BOATENG ADJEI currently the Managing Consultant of ABM Consult, a Procurement and Supply Chain Management Consultancy, is a seasoned procurement specialist. Mr Adjei was the first Chief Executive Officer of the Public Procurement Authority of Ghana. Among his many accomplishments, he was able to pioneer the affairs of the Public Procurement Authority to attain international recognition among donors and most International Financial Institutions.

He is a well-known face at International Procurement Conferences and Workshops and has contributed immensely to the development of Public Procurement especially in capacity building, procurement evaluation and monitoring at home and abroad. He was an active member of the OECD Taskforce on Procurement and contributed significantly to the development of the current version 4 of the OECD Assessment Methodology. He has prepared and presented several papers at international seminars, workshops and conferences on procurement, in Europe, Asia, South America and several African countries.

Mr. Adjei holds a Master of Law Degree in Procurement Law and Policy from Nottingham University, UK and another Master of Science Degree in Logistics and Transportation from Cranfield University also in the UK. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply from West Bromwich College of Science and technology, UK. In addition to his Masters and Postgraduate Diploma, Mr. Adjei also holds a certificate in Works Procurement Management from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and another certificate in International Project Procurement and Contract Negotiation from the International Law Institute, a Legal Center of Excellence, Kampala- Uganda.

He is a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport all in UK.

Mr. Adjei’s professional working experience spans from his days as a Lecturer at Sokoto State, Nigeria. Prior to working with Ghana Water Company as the Chief Manager – Materials, he was the Supplies Manager for the State Gold Mining Corporation and later Goldfields Ghana limited, where he was responsible for the total procurement and supply chain management functions.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER/EXPERIENCE:

Managing Consultant/Executive Director –  2010 – To Date  ABM Consult/ABM Logistics (GH.) Limited Ghana

CEO – 2005 – 2010 Public Procurement Authority of Ghana Ghana

Chief Manager – Materials Ghana Water Company 1998 – 2004

Supplies – Manager Goldfields Ghana Ltd 1993 – 1997

Procurement Manager – State Gold Mining Company  1989 -1992

Lecturer – Sokoto State Polytechnic – Nigeria 1983 – 1988

Supply Officer – Ghana Highways Authority 1981 – 1982

EDUCATION:

Master of Law in Public Procurement Law and Policy (2011) University of Nottingham – United Kingdom

Certificate in International Project Procurement and  (2000) Contract Negotiation from the International

Law Institute, A Legal Centre of Excellence, Kampala, Uganda

Certificate in Works Procurement Management  (1999) Ghana Institute of Management and Public

Administration (GIMPA) – Ghana

Master of Science (1996) Degree in Logistics and Transportation Cranfield University – United Kingdom

Post Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply   (1980) West Bromwich College of Commerce and Technology, United Kingdom

Source: 3news.com|Ghana

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