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The ceremony marks the beginning of a series of events that Deloitte has put in place to commemorate such a milestone of its establishment in the country in 1939 by James Donald Barnes, a Scottish Chartered Accountant.
Speaking at the launch, Our Country Managing Partner, Daniel Kwadwo Owusu, congratulated all past and present partners as well as staff for the hard work that has earned the company its enviable reputation in the country. He said the company is even more poised to deepen its relationship with clients by continuing to provide them with exceptional and professional services tailored to their needs, adding that it will further increase its social support to deprived communities.
Also speaking at the event, Minister of Trade Alan Kyerematen congratulated Deloitte Ghana for providing needed leadership in the auditing and consulting profession, urging it to be motivated by its own achievements to do more in the future.
Chief Operations Officer of the Deloitte West Africa Group, Anthony Olukoju, also encouraged his colleagues not to give up on their hard work that has propelled the company to growth over the past 75 years – stressing that a high level of professionalism is key to achieving this.
Deloitte Ghana, as part of our 75th anniversary celebration, held a dinner at the Kempinski Hotel, Accra to bring together staff, clients and partners, among others, to celebrate the company’s success and achievements through the years.
Speaking at the dinner, which also had in attendance government officials and various corporate heads, Deloitte Africa CEO, Ruwayda Redfearn commended the Deloitte Ghana team for its outstanding and consistent performance over the years, which has contributed immensely to the country’s economy and rendered valued service to companies. She urged them to never forget the company’s principle of ‘Purpose Beyond Profit’, as it will guide all staff to work in a more responsive and responsible manner to bring change in society. “As society’s expectations on the role of business increase, responsible leadership must be responsive leadership – embracing a mindset of Purpose Beyond Profit helps us address this heightened call for action.
Also speaking at the dinner, Our Country Managing Partner, Daniel Kwadwo Owusu, who reiterated to the Deloitte staff the value of hard work and commitment; saying these are the very qualities which have contributed to the success of Deloitte Ghana over the years. He further highlighted some corporate social responsibilities that Deloitte Ghana has embarked on, which include training young professionals through the Deloitte Graduate Academy over the past 3 years; training more than 1,000 professionals who are still making an impact in various fields; and also training Agbogbloshie women in book-keeping.
Again, Deloitte has adopted one hectare of land and planted 1,100 trees to help curb climate change with help from the Forestry Commission; organised financial literacy support for tertiary students; and made donations to Cape Coast Teaching Hospital during the height of the pandemic.
The Ghanaian firm of Deloitte has a long history in the country, dating back to when it was originally formed by Mr. James Donald Barnes CA Scotland on 1 January 1947, under the name and style of J. D. Barnes & Co. Chartered Accountants. As one of Ghana’s leading professional services firms, Deloitte provides audit & assurance, tax & regulatory, consulting, risk advisory and financial advisory services through approximately 400 professionals across the country.
The Ghanaian firm of Deloitte has a long history in the country, dating back to when it was originally formed by Mr. James Donald Barnes CA Scotland on 1st January 1947, under the name and style of J. D. Barnes & Co. Chartered Accountants.
On Friday, 13th May, 2022 Deloitte Ghana officially launched it's 75th Anniversary Celebrations with staff, alumni, clients and special invited guests. Minister for Trade and Industry, Hon. Alan Kyerematen was present to deliver a keynote speech and officially launch the celebrations with The Partners of Deloitte. A special thanks to all the invited dignitaries who graced the occasion.
Deloitte Ghana’s 75th Anniversary Celebrations Dinner with our clients, alumni, Africa leadership and staff. It was a night of great speeches, honour and showcase of our history and culture. We are happy to have made an impact that matters in Ghana for the past 75 years.