Peter Akwaboah, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and also a GUBA Awards USA Awards board member will this year receive a Corporate Leadership Award at the FACE List Awards gala during the 2019 Pan-African Weekend in the United States (US) from Face2Face Africa (F2FA).
As Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Operations in December of 2015 at Morgan Stanley Peter Akwaboah became the Global Head of Shared Services Operations. Following this, his responsibilities grew to include managing settlement and payments infrastructure for Morgan Stanley a year after joining the firm.
Dentaa Amoateng MBE, the CEO of GUBA Enterprise said to TheAfricanDream.net that “we are super excited for Peter Akwaboah and his Face List Awards honor. It tells you about the quality we will be having on the maiden GUBA Awards USA board that will select recipients of awards during the US Awards to be held in New York (NY) come September 26, 2019, at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel in New York.“
GUBA is happy for Peter Akwaboah
Dentaa further said “myself and some UK-based GUBA officials are aware of Peter’s great works as we have watched him rise from his time studying in the UK to representing that country in sports a few times. He’s done a fine job with himself. I must mention that Ghana became very proud of him when he was made the Chair of Morgan Stanley’s payment risk steering committee and member of the Federal Reserve Bank’s (FRB) Payments Risk Committee after the 2nd quarter or 2016.“
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F2FA honors Mr. Akwaboah and other distinguished global leaders on July 20. The black-tie affair to be held at Edison Ballroom, in NY City, is also scheduled to feature a pre-reception and a full-course dinner on the backdrop of live performances before the award presentations of the night.
F2FA is a pan-African media company based in NY with an online portal that covers pan-African news and current affairs on topics of a wider spectrum like lifestyle, entertainment, culture, and politics. Besides their annual FACE List Awards Gala they are also known for putting together events like the annual Pan-African Weekend, the IAAPA Networking Mixer Series and the Pan-African Women Forum. Find out more about them at face2faceafrica.com.
About GUBA and GUBA Awards USA
George Ameyaw of GUBA disclosed to TheAfricanDream.net that “GUBA Awards USA will officially launch July 11, 2019, at United Nations headquarters in NY prior to the main awards ceremony on September 26, 2019. Both GUBA events will begin at 6 PM respectively. We are also planning a media-preview at the Embassy of Ghana in Washington, DC on the heels of the official launch which we will soon have more info available on at our official website www.GUBAUSA.com. We urge you to keep your eyes peeled,” said the GUBA official.
GUBA Enterprise founded in 2009 in the United Kingdom (UK) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement, empowerment, and progression of the African community in the Diaspora. Following the tremendous success of GUBA UK over the past decade, GUBA Enterprise is extending internationally and taking root in the United States of America to recognize and celebrate the efforts of the Diaspora community in North America.
The theme for GUBA Awards USA 2019 is “African Diaspora, the Catalyst for Growth and Innovation”. The event will coincide with the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in New York and will be a platform to highlight entrepreneurship and trade partnership opportunities between Africa and the rest of the world. Follow GUBA Awards USA on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram as @GUBAUSA.
Written by Oral Ofori