|Management Of Accra Brewery Limited And Voltic Ghana Visit Asantehene|
|Tuesday, 19 June 2012 15:55|
As part of a working visit to Kumasi, Mr. Gregory Metcalf, Managing Director of Accra Brewery Limited, paid a courtesy call on the Asantehene, His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, at his Manhyia Palace in Kumasi, in the Ashanti Region.
Accompanied by the management team of Accra Brewery and Voltic Ghana, Mr. Metcalf, who is also Managing Director of Voltic Ghana Limited, since 1st April 2012 presented two cheques, from the two companies, totalling twenty thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC20,000) to the Otumfuo Education fund and the Environment, Water and Sanitation fund of the Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Charity foundation.
He also made a presentation of ninety-five (95) assorted cases of products from both companies to Manhyia Palace. Mr Metcalf said the delegation was grateful to His Majesty for granting them audience and informed his Majesty about the state of both companies, the on-going investment in capacity expansion and how well the companies’ brands are doing. The Asantehene express thanks to the delegation for their visit and the donations to his charity.
He asked the two companies to keep track of the work of his Charity Foundation in order to see the good work that the money was being put to. The Asantehene commended the management team of both Companies for their good work and encouraged them to keep it up particularly in the area of human resource development, adding that being part of the SABMiller family means that the many Ghanaians employed by both companies will receive high quality training which ultimately would ensure to the benefit of Ghana.
Both Accra Brewery and Voltic Ghana are subsidiaries of SABMiller Plc. Voltic Ghana Limited have a bottling plant located at Nyameani, and a depot in Kumasi whilst Accra Brewery Limited also has a depot in Kumasi.
It is the aim of Accra Brewery and Voltic Ghana to provide sustainable development and support for all the communities they work in, and the companies continue to make significant contributions to the socio-economic development of Ghana.