KOFI ADDO-AGYEKUM

KOFI ADDO-AGYEKUM ELECTED VICE CHAIRMAN OF AFRICA PHARMACEUTICAL DISTRIBUTION ASSOCIATION

The Chief Executive of Kofikrom Pharmacy, Mr. Kofi Addo-Agyekum has been elected the Vice Chairman of the Africa Pharmaceutical Distribution Association (APDA).

Mr. Kofi Addo-Agyekum, a Founding Member/National Executive Council Member of the Chamber of Pharmacy, Ghana was elected at the end of APDA’s 3rd Constituent Assembly in Casablanca, Morocco.

The appointment of Mr. Addo-Agyekum was unanimous based on his rich experience in the pharmaceutical business. As former Managing Director of Kama Health Services and General Manager of the Kama Group, Kofi Addo-Agyekum led the former company to become a Ghana Club 100 Company.

He has delivered key presentations and led many pharmaceutical symposia across the globe championing the course of the industry and has 31 branded generic pharmaceutical products registered under the FDA which are accessible nationwide.

Kofi Addo-Agyekum was adjudged the Most Promising Entrepreneur 2018 at the Ghana Entrepreneur and Corporate Awards and was also honored with a Special Award and citation by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) at the recently held SWAG Awards night . He is a Founding Member and National Executive Council Member of the Chamber of Pharmacy Ghana. He is the Chairman of the Global Fund Initiative of the Private Sector Co-payment Mechanism for Malaria management, Member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana, Member of Pharmaceutical Importers and Wholesalers Association, Member of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Member of the Suhyen Citizens Association. He is currently the National Vice President and Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the Ghana Arm-wrestling Federation.

He brings his wealth of knowledge unto the Africa Pharmaceutical Distribution Association which has been formed to address all strategic and advocacy issues on pharmaceutical supply chain in Africa engaging consultants from the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers (IFPW) to ensure that the foundations of the APDA were properly laid in accordance with experience and internationally approved principles and best practices. ADPA’s objective is to participate in the promotion and development of universal standards among African populations in the pharmaceutical distribution sector in particular and the Health sector in general.