Sammi Awuku wins Overall Best Public Sector CEO at 7th Ghana CEO Summit and Expo
The Director-General of the National Lottery Authority (NLA), Samuel Awuku, has been awarded the Overall Best Public Sector CEO of the Year 2022, at the 7th Ghana CEO Summit and Excellence Awards.
Mr. Samuel Awuku beat over 20 CEOs to take the coveted position.
He was awarded for being a model of business excellence, illustrating leadership and vision, demonstrating high standards of ethical practices and professionalism, increasing investment and job creation in Ghana, and making positive impact in the business community in the public sector.
Mr. Awuku’s leadership in guiding the NLA to spearhead innovation and digitalisation across it’s various business operations for the growth and progress of the lottery industry in an ever-changing and dynamic global economy is immense.
Under the leadership of Mr. Awuku, the NLA now has global recognition, having positioned the Lottery Authority and lottery companies in the country as strategic partners for other lottery bodies in the sub-region, and with the NLA now exporting lottery products to other African countries.
The event which attracted the nation’s crème de la crème, awarded the most astute captains of industry, spearheading and achieving results not only in Ghana’s fledgling economy but also, in the wider context of ECOWAS and global business circles.
Other CEOs and business executives cutting cross industries won awards for various categories.
The top awards for the day went to Mr. Selorm Adadevor, who was crowned the Overall Best CEO of the Private Sector and Samuel Awuku, the Overall Best CEO, Public Sector.
The award was presented to him by the former President of the Republic of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama.