Mr. Kofi Ampim

Mr. Kofi Ampim is the Chairman of Mega African Capital Limited. He graduated from the Pace University Lubin School of Business in New York with a degree in International Business and Finance. He entered the financial industry as a commercial banker in 1970 and completed the 

Management Development Training Programme at Chase Manhattan Bank in New York. Whilst at Chase, his responsibilities included commercial lending, consumer credit, financial and investment advisory services, corporate finance, leasing, trading and project financing.

Mr. Kofi Ampim rose to the position of branch manager of the United Nations branch of Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, before resigning in 1978 to establish the Pan African Resources Development Company Ltd, a private international trade, finance and business consultancy, concentrating on Africa. From 1980 to 1984, Mr. Ampim was appointed as a financial consultant on Africa by Bear Sterns and Co. Limited, a leading American investment-banking firm on Wall Street in New York. In this capacity, Mr. Ampim arranged and worked on over USD 1.0 billion worth of private placements and syndications with the Central Bank of Nigeria as the principal client.

From 1980 to 1984, Mr. Ampim was appointed Overseas Purchasing Agent and Investment Representative for the Niger state of Nigeria to promote trade and investment from America to Nigeria. He also provided financial investment, trade and business development service to E.F Hutton of New York, Vander Elst Investment Banking and Stock Brokerage Firm in Belgium, Lazard Brothers of London, Banque Indosuez, Bank Nationale de Paris, Union Bank of Switzerland, Deutsche Bank, various African governments‟ Central Banks and other international financial institutions conducting business in Africa.

In 1996, Mr. Ampim and Societe-Generale arranged a 100 million USD oil import facility for the Government of Ghana. In 2004, Societe-Generale and Mr. Ampim served as transaction advisors to the government of Ghana for the public merger of Ashanti Goldfields and AngloGold of South Africa which was valued at USD 1.4 billion.

Mr. Ampim is currently a director of Total Petroleum Ghana Ltd. He is the Chairman of the board of Societe-Generale Ghana Limited. He is also a representative for other European and American companies conducting business in Africa. He is also the Chairman of Belstar Development LLC (an international export and project development company), Westchester Resources Ltd (minerals and chemical company) and Allianz Insurance Co. Ltd- a subsidiary of the largest insurance company in the world. Mr. Ampim is 63 years old.