Breaking News: Mark Addo elected GFA Vice President

The Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association today elected Mr. Mark Addo, as the new Vice President of the GFA.

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.

The astute football administrator will assist Kurt Edwin Simeon Okraku carry out his duties for the next four years.

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Addo has quietly spent the past 20 years in football administration by owning Accra-based Mandela Stars since the 1990s before switching to take Nzema Kotoko.

The unassuming Addo has 18 years of progressive experience as a global business executive in the Mining, Information Technology, and Manufacturing Industries globally having been educated at the highly regarded Ivy League school Columbia University in New York where he had his MBA.

He was the recent Vice President at the 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.

His contacts and knowledge in the business world would be needed to bring the needed traction to draw corporate sponsorship for football in Ghana.

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.

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.

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