The Minister of Food and Agriculture Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto advised the directors to be firm and objective in their decision-making on investments when prices of cocoa go up.
The CMC is a subsidiary of the Ghana Cocoa Board.
Speaking after swearing the members in, Dr Afriyie Akoto called on the board members to help revamp the cocoa industry especially because they have been sworn in at a crucial time of the sector.
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He advised the directors to be firm and objective in their decision-making on investments when prices of cocoa go up. He also asked them to also focus on infrastructure development in cocoa growing areas of the country.
The Chairman of the Board, Joseph Kobina Essidu expressed appreciation to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the opportunity and promised to work tirelessly to help achieve CMC’s vision of becoming a world class company within Ghana’s cocoa industry.
Members of the Board are Joseph Kobina Essidu, Anthony Osei Boakye; Former MP of Atwima Nwabiagya, Dr Emmnuel Osei Tuffour, Charles Nornoo, Dr Johnson P. Asiama; Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, David Nii Klotey Collison from the Ministry of Finance and Dr K. Mensah-Aborampah.