The African Association of Automotive Manufacturers (AAAM) has appointed the President of the Automotive Assemblers Association of Ghana (AAAG), Jeffrey Oppong Peprah as Vice President representing West Africa.
This is in addition to the Vice Presidents representing North and Southern Africa as well as the Vice President for the Component Chapter. The President of AAAM is Mike Whitfield who is also the Managing Director of Nissan Africa.
Jeffrey Oppong Peprah currently the CEO of Volkswagen Ghana has Entrepreneurship and Strategic Leadership competencies, with experience in the automotive industry, supply chain management & logistics, as well as sales and business development. He has an excellent understanding of the market dynamics of Sub-West Africa, as well as Product Engineering skills.
Commenting on his appointment Jeffrey said. “I am passionate about the pace of growth of Sub-Saharan Africa and although there are uncertainties, these mean that there are also lots of opportunities for rapid expansion of the automotive industry as the continent urbanizes and a vibrant economy develops” asked what his vision for the Auto industry in Africa is, he responded “Stimulating the growth of the automotive industry sector in Sub-Saharan Africa and paving the way for mobility for all in Africa”
David Coffey the CEO of AAAM said “I have worked closely with Jeffrey over the past two years and have experienced his absolute belief in and commitment to developing an automotive industry and ecosystem in Ghana and West Africa.
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