Mr Roland Agambire, GUBA’s Special Achievement Award winner (2012), has been voted the ‘Most Influential Ghanaian Personality 2012’. The yearly poll carried out by E-TV saw Mr Agambire voted in at first place, ahead of other renowned public figures associated with enterprise, politics and sports. As the CEO of RLG Communications, Mr Agambire is no stranger to gaining accreditation and winning awards. He emerged as second ‘Most Respected CEO’ and his company the third ‘Most Respected Company’ at the ‘Most Respected Company and CEO Awards’. The latest release of the Ghana Club 100 listing also ranks RLG as the second Best Company in Ghana. RLG was also been named among the 12 Finalists in this year’s Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship.
RLG was established in March 2001 and the company has developed as a pioneer in the establishment of a mobile technology institute in Ghana and the West African sub region. RLG is the foremost assembler of mobile phones, laptops and desktops in Africa and currently holds a partnership status with Microsoft.
The company employs close to a thousand permanent staff in Ghana and its training wing, the RLG institute of technology has trained around 30,000 youth in ICT related disciplines since 2006. It currently has presence in Nigeria, the Gambia, China and Dubai and has invested heavily towards charity and corporate social responsibilities.
Roland Agambire has made outstanding contributions to development in Ghana and West Africa. These very accomplishments set him apart and made him a deserving recipient of the GUBA Special Achievement Award.