Richest Women In Ghana 2017 – Top 5 Wealthiest Women in Ghana 2017
Richest Women In Ghana
Richest Women In Ghana – Ghana and the African continent as a whole is characterized by unequal distribution of wealth. Many Ghanaian women face high rates of poverty. However, some of them are super rich.
The current generation of Ghanaian women are ambitious and are eager to reform societies, build industries and rewrite history. Ghana has produced few rich women. These women are highly influential in Ghana, Africa and the world as a whole.
5 Richest Women in Ghana: Net Worth & Source of Wealth
5. Grace Amey-Obeng
Source Of Wealth: Cosmetics (FC Beauty Salon & Cosmetics)
Net Worth: $100 Million
Overall Rank In Ghana Richest Position: 79
With an annual turnover of $ 15 million, The FC Group employs more than 98 people. The Group has more than eight branches in Ghana and exports to Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Togo, Ivory Coast, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
The Group’s subsidiaries include FC Beauty College, Ghana’s premier beauty therapy training institution, FC Cosmetics Industries, manufacturers of
Forever Clair skin care, hair and makeup products, and FC Skin & Beauty Klinik which offers beauty and wellness services to its clients.
4. Gifty Lamptey
Source Of Wealth: Fertilizers (SIDALCO)
Net Worth: $135 Million
Overall Rank In Ghana Richest Position: 69
SIDALCO is one of West Africa’s largest fertilizer distributor and Gifty Lamptey is the largest individual shareholder of the company.
The businesswoman inherited an estate and the fertilizer company thereby jumping her into one of the richest women in Ghana and 69th in the whole of Ghana.
3. Kate Quartey-Papafio
Source Of Wealth: Cables (Reroy Cables Limited)
Net Worth: $250 Million
Overall Rank In Ghana Richest Position: 48
Reroy Cables Limited is one of the leading manufacturers of electrical cables in Ghana and Kate Quartey-Papafio is the founder and Chief Executive Office.
With work force well over 100, it started productions in 2003. Reroy manufactures electrical and telecom cables and conductors predominantly for
the international market but has a significant domestic presence as well and again, Reroy exports mostly to countries in the ECOWAS sub-region.
2. Theresa Oppong-Beeko
Source Of Wealth: Real Estate (Manet Group)
Net Worth: $420 Million
Overall Rank In Ghana Richest Position: 24
Theresa Oppong-Beeko is a real estate baroness and the founder and owner of Manet Group of companies. She owns massive properties in Ghana’s most expensive neighbourhoods.
Asset in their possession includes well over 2,000 apartments, commercial office properties, a hotel; 48 room hotel with an amazing array of recreational and leisure activities on offer including Aqua sport and marlin fishing in Ada.
But her major assets comes from owning the Manet Towers at Airport City in Accra, Ghana. This was what catapulted her into the 2nd richest women in Ghana and the 24th richest person in Ghana.
1. Patricia Poku-Diaby
Source Of Wealth: Plot Enterprise (Cocoa & Commodities)
Net Worth: $720 Million
Overall Rank In Ghana Richest Position: 8
Before she set up the Plot Enterprise Group in Ivory Coast, which was a precursor to the Ghanaian company.Patricia Poku-Diaby was involved in her family’s business (trading and transportation)
Plot Enterprise Ghana is a wholly Ghanaian owned cocoa processing company. The group has market presence in Asia and West Africa and comprises; Plot Commodities (registered with the Dubai Metal and Commodities Centre in Dubai), Plot Enterprise in Ivory Coast and Plot Enterprise Ghana.
Plot Commodities deals in cotton and cocoa and is registered with the Cocoa Merchants Association of America. Plot Enterprise in Ivory Coast is engaged in the trading of cocoa, cashew nut and wood products.
Plot Enterprise Ghana has a plant which has an annual initial bean input capacity of 32,000 metric tonnes. The implementation of the project began in 2006 with trial runs starting in November 2009.The plant was fully commissioned in January 2010.
There you have it. the above listed are the first 5 Richest women in Ghana as compiled by Goodman AMC, A researching company based in Ghana.