8th Ghana CEO Summit launched, scheduled for May 27

The 2024 Ghana CEO Summit in its eighth edition  has been launched in Accra, with the organisers rallying  a focus on exploring and exploiting the use of Artificial Intelligence for the promotion and transformation of businesses.

This year’s Summit comes off on May 27, 2024 on the theme ‘Re-igniting Business and Economic Growth: Charting a path forward; Economic Diversification and Artificial Intelligence Transformation. A Private-Public Sector CEO Dialogue and High Impact learning.’

Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana CEO Network , Mr Ernest De-Graft Egyir  stated that the 2024 summit is poised to address the most pressing challenges and opportunities facing Ghana’s evolving business landscape, saying that “this year’s summit will delve into critical topics at the forefront of our evolving business landscape,”

He added that economic diversification and artificial intelligence transformation will take center stage, highlighting the imperative for resilience, innovation, and collaborative efforts in driving sustainable growth.

“With this focus, we aim to ignite discussions that will drive tangible progress and foster sustainable growth in our economies,” he added.

The pressing need for addressing complex challenges faced by corporations, governments, and societies is paramount. The summit will emphasize resilience, innovation, and economic diversification as key pillars for charting a path forward. The transformative potential of Artificial intelligence across various industries will be explored, alongside the necessity of ensuring its benefits are inclusive while navigating regulatory and ethical considerations.

Country Senior Partner for PwC Ghana, Mr Vish Ashiagbor stressed the importance of AI in business activity saying, “there is no doubt that the way AI is progressing it has implications for how we work, how we do work, and the work force so that’s a significance disruptor or can be a significant disruptor that  businesses need to pay attention to and in that regard we need to work with policy makers to ensure that we use it to our benefit first and foremost as businesses and also to the benefit of all else.”

Country Managing partner at Deloitte Ghana, Mr Daniel Kwadwo Owusu described the theme for the Summit as timely and noted that Ghana had reached a stage where it was critical to chart a common course toward, “building hope and confidence in our economy and position it for a brighter future.”

Mr Owusu maintained that at Deloitte, it was all about making an impact, setting high standards of excellence , achieving them and “helping clients to realise their ambitions.”

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