|Professor Manu Appointed Rector Of GIMPA|
|Saturday, 14 April 2012 08:49|
The Governing Council of Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) has appointed Professor Franklyn Acheampong Manu, as the new Rector of GIMPA with effect from August 1, 2012.
He takes over from Professor Yaw Agyemang Badu whose tenure of office ends on July 31, 2012.
A press release issued in Accra yesterday copied to Ghana News Agency said Prof Manu, born on September 4, 1956, is a native of Kusa in the Adansi District of Ashanti Region.
He attended Prempeh College from 1967 to 1972 for his GCE Ordinary Level Certificate and Mfantsipim School from 1972 to 1974 for GCE Advanced Level Certificate.
Prof Manu entered University of Ghana in 1974 and graduated in 1977 with honours in B.Sc Administration, he obtained a Masters in Business Administration in France and International Business from Graduate School of Business Administration, New York University.
He was awarded a PhD degree in Marketing and International Business from Graduate School of Business Administration in 1989.
Prof Manu held various positions in academia including Dean of GIMPA Business School since 2005, Professor of Marketing and International Business and Director of PhD Programme at Morgan State University, School of Business and Management, Maryland United States America (USA) and a Consultant to United Nations Centre for Transportational Corporations.
Prof Manu, who also taught at Loyola College in Maryland, is currently Chairman of MTN Foundation and has served on the Boards of Unilever Ghana Limited and Bedrock Venture Capital.
He has published some books in Marketing and International Business and attended many national and international conferences as participant, facilitator and discussant.