The President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E Akufo-Addo has appointed Kwahu Omanhene, Daasebre Akuamoah Agyapong II as the Board Chairman of Agric Development Bank(ADB)
Daasebre Akuamoah Agyapong II has taken over from Mr Alex Bernasko.
With this latest appointment, Daasebre Akuamoah Agyapong II joins a list of prominent personalities who have received appointments under the second term of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
He takes over from Alex Bernasko, who served as the chairman of the nine-member board of ADB during the first term of President Akufo-Addo.
The Kwahu Omanhene is expected to support the management and staff of ADB to pursue the company’s vision, which is to be the people’s bank, harnessing the transformational power of agribusiness for wealth creation.
Profile of the Kwahu Omanhene
Daasebre Akuamoah Agyapong II is a chartered accountant by profession. In 2017, at the very young age of just 34, he was enstooled as the paramount chief of Kwahu.
Daasebre Akuamoah Agyapong ll schooled at SOS in Suhum and then enrolled at Association International School in Accra, where he was a pupil from kindergarten to JSS3. In 1998 he completed his Basic Education Certificate Examination and in February 1999 he proceeded to St Peter’s School in Kwahu, where he read business for his senior high school exams.
He was admitted to the University of Ghana, Legon in 2002 to study business administration (accounting option) and graduated in 2006. He joined KPMG just after school as an audit associate and worked with the firm until about 2009. He then moved to the United States to pursue a Master’s course in finance and investment banking at Lincoln University.
He returned to Ghana in 2010. The following year he secured a six-month consultancy engagement with Goldfields Ghana Ltd at Damang in the Western Region with a specific duty to carry out asset verification.
Three months into his contract, a member of management – the capital accountant of Goldfields Ghana Ltd – resigned and he was asked to take up the position.
He worked in the gold industry until 2013 when he left to start his own consultancy.
In 2017, he was enstooled as the Omanhene of the Kwahu Traditional Area.
Now Daasebre Akuamoah Agyapong II, Kwahu Omanhene has been named as the Board Chairman of the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB).