Telecom Industry Derek Laryea is acting CEO of Telecoms Chamber

The Research & Communications Manager at the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications Derek Laryea is acting as CEO after the Kwaku Sakyi-Addo stepped down to take a new responsibility as Chairman of the Board of the National Communications Authority (NCA).

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The Research & Communications Manager at the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications Derek Laryea has been appointed as the acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organisation.

This is after the Kwaku Sakyi-Addo stepped down to take a new responsibility as Chairman of the Board of the National Communications Authority (NCA), the industry regulator.

Mr Sakyi-Addo, who is the first CEO of the Chamber, is credited with building the organisation from nothing to its current significant position in the telecommunications industry.

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Apart from being the advocate for the operators, the Chamber has over the years built a niche for itself as a thought-leader in industry issues.

Mr Sakyi-Addo has contributed greatly to the growing understanding of the telecommunications industry.

The Chamber is expected to announce a substantive CEO after the necessary processes have been satisfied.

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Some of the demanded processes include; application by interested persons, interview and scrutiny as well as approval.

Many have said that Mr Laryea stands a better chance to becoming the substantive CEO since he has worked with and learnt from the Kwaku Sakyi-Addo.

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