Press release

24 Aug 2023

EY announces new Country Managing Partner, Emmanuel Adekahlor to lead EY Ghana from 1 July 2023.

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Accra, August 2023 – EY Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Emmanuel Adekahlor as Country Managing Partner of the Ghana practice with effect from July 1, 2023.

The EY Africa executive and leadership team are pleased that Emmanuel will take on this new role, with strong support from his fellow Partners.  Emmanuel succeeds Ferdinand Gunn who retired from EY on June 30. 

Emmanuel joined EY in 2006 and today is an Assurance Partner with extensive experience servicing clients across many sectors including financial services, telecoms, consumer products and GPS. 

 He has over 17 years of experience acquired from working across three EY Offices (Ghana, UK and South Africa) and plays significant roles in regulatory and stakeholder engagements including representing the firm in Regulatory Forum, managing our relationship with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ghana and the Central Bank


EY Africa CEO Ajen Sita “I’d like to congratulate Emmanuel and welcome him our leadership. I know that he will grow our practice in Ghana and provide strong continuity to our business. He has experience with our leadership team and is a dynamic, adaptable and resilient leader with a passion for driving growth. As we continue to expand our market presence and drive innovation in West Africa, we are confident that Emmanuel will play a key role in these initiatives and provide strong support to our clients and people in that practice. I’d also like to take this opportunity to extend thanks and appreciation to retiring Country Managing Partner, Ferdinand Gunn who led the business in Ghana from 2007. 

Emmanuel Adekahlor: “Being appointed as the CMP for EY Ghana is humbling; and it’s an incredible opportunity to lead the organisation here in Ghana and make a positive impact on the lives of our employees and clients. I am grateful for this opportunity and look forward to the coming weeks as we reach out to our clients and the broader market.”

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