The Board of MTN Ghana has appointed Antoinette Kwofie as the new Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of the telecoms market leader, effective October 1, 2021.
Antoinette was CFO of Absa Bank, a position which she held for over 8 years. She joined Absa in 2007, and held various roles, including Finance Business Partner, Head of Business Performance and Analytics and Financial Controller, prior to her appointment as CFO in 2013.
Prior to joining Absa, Antoinette worked in a variety of senior finance roles within the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK and as a Consultant with the advisory services arm of Ernst & Young in Ghana.
Antoinette is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK. She is an alumnus of the University of Ghana, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics.
“The MTN Ghana Board would like to take this opportunity to welcome Antoinette to the Y’ello family, and to wish her every success in her new role as the CFO of MTN Ghana,” a statement from the Board said.
Commenting on her appointment, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, Selorm Adadevoh said “I welcome Antoinette to the Y’ello family. She is the first female and the first Ghanaian to head the Finance Division of MTN Ghana. We look forward to working with her as we focus on building a platform business as part of our Ambition 2025 strategy to accelerate growth and unlock value in the coming years.”