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Mark Addo elected GFA Vice President

By Vincent Ashitey

Mark Addo has been elected as the new Vice President of the Ghana Football Association.

The decision was taken on Tuesday at the maiden meeting of the Executive council after the October 25 elections in Accra.

The President of Nzema Kotoko Football Club beat off stiff competition from Randy Abbey and Tony Aubynn.

He polled 6 votes, two more than his closest challenger Randy Abbey while Tony Abubynn could only manage a solitary vote.

He will deputise for newly-elected GFA President, Kurt Okraku.

PROFILE

Mr Mark Addo is the CEO of West Blue Consulting, following the acquisition by Customs World, a subsidiary of Ports Customs and Free Zones Corporation (PCFC) Dubai.

West Blue is engaged for the provision of the National Single Window and Risk Management System in Ghana. Mark prior this appointment has had an 18-year progressive experience as a global business executive in the Mining, Information Technology and Manufacturing Industries Globally.

He was the recent Vice President of Endeavour Mining Corporation, a mid-tier West Africa focus Gold Mining entity where he was responsible for Business Sustainability that included management of HSE, Business Development, Corporate Affairs and Government Relations.

Prior to the Merger with Endeavour, Mark was the country manager for Adamus Resources where he played a pivotal role in the start-up, development and merger with Endeavour Mining. Mark’s efforts were instrumental in the development of Adamus Resources growing from an exploration entity to $60 million valuation on the ASX to a combined post meagre value of $597 million in 2011.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from City College of New York and an MBA (Finance / International Business) from Columbia University in New York.