The life patron of Asante Kotoko Sporting Club, Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Unity Group, Dr Kwame Kyei, as the new head of the Executive Board.
Dr Kyei has been given a three-year mandate to steer the affairs of the club and to raise it to new heights.
He is expected to constitute a new administration for the club.
A statement issued by Manhyia Palace said Dr Kyei will advise the club’s life patron on members to be appointed to the Board.
“Dr Kyei has been mandated to reshape the administrative structure of the club to infuse professionalism and competence at all levels of its operations.
“The ultimate objective of the mandate is to consolidate the position of Kotoko at the top of the domestic league and advance further to take its rightful place among the elite clubs of continental African soccer”.
Dr Kwame Kyei, 55, hails from the royal house of Agona Wiamoase.
He is one of the country’s outstanding entrepreneurs with a strong position in the downstream oil and petroleum sector.
He also has interests in the media and hospitality industries.