The Managing Director of the Agricultural Development (ADB), Dr. John Kofi Mensah has been admitted as a Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management-Ghana.
The honorary Fellow was conferred on him together with Six other Awardess by the Institute in recognition of their tremendous contibution to Commerce and the financial sector of the country.
At the Maiden Presidential Ball held in Accra, the Institute inducted new members into the Institute and conferred the Honorary Fellow on the distinguished seven Fellows namely Mr. Prosper Aforbu, Dr. Alexander Asmah, Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong, Dr. Anthony Aubynn and Mr. Anthony Akindele Ogunranti.
Speaking on behalf of the Awardees , Dr. Kofi Mensah thanked the Council of the Institute for the recognition and lauded them for offering training to individuals in the Financial sector to have the requisite knowledge on credit management which is a major area in the financial sector.
“The recent financial sector problems amongst several factors could also be attributed to poor credit management systems and the CICM has done well in its effort to ensure people are properly trained and accredited as Professionals in Credit Management,” he said.
“Since becoming a professional body in 2014, you have ensured that all ethical standards and conducts are adhered to, making you a credible reference body in credit management in Ghana,” he added.
Dr Mensah pledged his personal support and that of his fellow awardees to ensure that the institute achieved its goal of changing the face and habit of credit management at all levels in Ghana.