Beatrice Agyemang Abbey, an astute broadcaster and business leader with close to 20 years’ experience in the media industry who have served at different levels in the organizations gets appointed as new group C.E.O.
On Thursday, September 13th, 2018 the Board of Directors of Media General announced that Group CEO, Pearl Esua-Mensah will depart from the company effective 14th September 2018 hence the appointment of Beatrice Agyemang Abbey as new acting group C.E.O effective today, September, 14th 2018.
Mrs. Esua-Mensah, who was appointed in September 2017 to lead the media conglomerate’s gallant ambition to become Africa’s leading media and communications business has served the organization for a year as she makes way for Beatrice.
Beatrice Agyemang Abbey begun her media career with TV3 as a Broadcast Journalist and News Anchor rising through the ranks to become Managing News Editor and later as Chief Operating Officer of TV3.
Beatrice prior to her appointment has acted in several leadership roles within the Group including Head of MG Digital and GM for MG Radio. Her years of service and leadership makes her a suitable candidate as Beatrice brings to her new role a deep understanding of the media business and her exceptional leadership skills.
Honourable Kojo Yankah, Board Chairman of Media General commenting on the leadership change, said, “The Board wishes to congratulate Beatrice on her promotion and wishes her well in her new role as Acting Group CEO. We are also grateful to Pearl for her service to the company and wish her well as she departs from the company”.
Media General are the owners of TV3 and MG Digital also currently operates four radio stations in Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi, producing content in English and Akan. These are: 3 FM, Onua FM, Connect FM and Akoma FM.
Media General’s platforms have served Ghana for the years and still stands out as one of Ghana’s esteemed platforms in the media and communications business.