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Fredrick Attakumah appointed Executive Vice President of Asanko Gold Ghana


Executive Vice President and Handling Director of Asanko Gold Ghana, Fredrick Attakumah

Frederick Attakumah has been appointed as the Govt Vice President and Taking care of Director of Asanko Gold Ghana, powerful straight away.

The previous Running Director, Josephat (Joe) Zvaipa, will continue on in his purpose as Chairman of the Asanko Gold Mine Joint Venture Committee and is relocating to the Asanko Challenge Office environment in Johannesburg.

Commenting on the appointment, Greg McCunn, Chief Government of Asanko Gold Inc., mentioned: I am delighted to welcome Fred as the new Taking care of Director of Asanko Gold Ghana. Through his tenure as SVP Company Affairs and Sustainability at Asanko, he has performed a marvelous job fostering powerful associations with our key stakeholders as very well as producing our company social obligation tactic and award-profitable programmes, which are delivering tangible benefits and substantially wanted social upliftment in the community communities bordering our mine. As aspect of controlling our Joint Enterprise with Gold Fields, we have made the decision to relocate Joe to our Job Workplace in Johannesburg, exactly where he will continue in his job as Chairman of the Asanko Gold Mine Joint Undertaking Committee.”

I’d like to thank Joe in his purpose as Taking care of Director for his  huge contribution in creating Asanko Gold Ghana into a single of the top gold mines in Ghana, for which we ended up recognised by our friends inside Ghana with the “Mining Business of the Year” Award in December 2018.”


Frederick Attakumah has about 25 years’ experience in the mining business. For the duration of his career, Fred has held a amount of senior administration roles together with Senior Vice President – Corporate Affairs and Sustainability at Asanko Gold Ghana, Handling Director of AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana), Vice President – Sustainability of AngloGold Ashanti’s functions in Ghana and Typical Supervisor – Engineering Services, amid other individuals.

His management practical experience spans functions, tasks and sustainability. Fred has been a robust advocate for the good job of the mining marketplace in the socio-financial improvement of African countries and the criticality of a multi-stakeholder method in recognizing this vision.

He has contributed to different area and global panels, which include the Mining Indaba, on this subject.

He was earlier the first Vice President of the Ghana Chamber of Mines and concurrently served as a member of the Governing Council of the Non-public Business Federation.

As regards worldwide bilateral trade, Fred has also served as President of the Canada Ghana Chamber of Commerce (CGCC) throughout which period he led initiatives that resulted in establishment of strategic partnerships and deepening of non-public sector relations between Ghana and Canada.

He retains a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (KNUST, Ghana), a Grasp of Business enterprise Administration diploma (Henley Business enterprise School, United kingdom), and is an alumnus of the Wharton School’s Innovative Administration Method (College of Pennsylvania, United states of america) as well as the Harvard Business enterprise School’s Producing Shared Benefit Software (Harvard University, United states). 

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