The concerns of Digital Leadership for the Digital economy will be a critical subject matter for conversation among about 500 Chief Executives that will be attending this year’s CEOs summit in Accra.
At a short ceremony to lunch the event, Chief Executive of the CEOs Network, Ernest Egyir, hinted that the country has been moving towards a Digital transformation and there’s a need for Leadership that will deal with the challenges of the 21st-century business environment.
He has also charged government to take a critical look at difficulties facing businesses in the Ease of Doing Business reports.
“We remain committed to creating an enabling environment for the conduct of business in Ghana. Our call to action at the Summit this year is for the passage of an Ease of Doing Business and Anti-Red tape Act.
“The passage of an Ease of Doing Business and Anti-Red tape Act is the way to eliminate rigid conformity to procedures and requirements in government service which only creates redundancy and bureaucracy. Such legislation will require government agencies to promote transparency in their services to the public by improving efficiency and reducing bureaucratic practices.
The summit will as usual have plenary sessions on numerous areas related to the theme. Notable CEOs and industry giants, both local and international will also share their expert insights on topics related to the theme for the benefit of participants” he said.
The Ghana CEO Summit is the foremost business conference for decision-makers, CEOs, investors, director generals, governors, ambassadors, executive chairs, advisors, managing directors, country directors, ministers, consultants and Policy Makers.
The Summit is committed to unlocking Ghana and West Africa’s economic potential by offering concrete, innovative and actionable solutions, championing private-sector-led growth, leading discussions around innovative public policies and best growth-oriented business practices to help the country move forward, build resilient companies and outstanding CEOs.
This year’s edition of the CEO Summit is the sixth edition of since the launch of the initiative in 2016, and is under the theme; “Digital leadership for the digital economy: leading digital business & government transformation. A private-public sector CEO dialogue & learning”.
Speaking on behalf of the Ghana Investment Promotion Council CEO, Head of Communication at the GIPC, Charles Opoku pledged the support of the agency to the summit since it has been a successful platform for many businesses to engage.
According to him, the event has been able to make business registration easier for potential investors since its inception.
The event is slated for May 30 with Deloitte Ghana as the knowledge partner.
Country Manager for Deloitte Daniel Owusu explains that the auditing and consultancy firm will be driving some conversations on the topics for discussion at the summit.
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