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AAG Executive Council

Andrew Ackah
President & Executive Council Member

Andrew Ackah is the CEO of Dentsu Ghana, the parent company for several brand agencies including Carat, iProspect, and Dentsu Creative.

Before his assumption of the role, Andrew was the General Manager of MediaCom, the first independent media agency in Ghana delivering media solutions to both private and state-owned brands.

Having worked in the Marketing and Communications industry for over 20 years, Andrew’s expertise spans various blue-chip organizations and brands in countries throughout West, Central, and Southern Africa, thereby positioning him as a thought-leader in the advertising, media, and marketing space.

His exemplary leadership, business acumen, and verve in people management has led to the growth of Dentsu Ghana in both scale and size since his appointment eight years ago. Growth has doubled to include new service lines of the business to encompass both Media and Creative offerings.

Andrew is a peoples’ person, and a master of strategy as he can transform the most complex ideas into simple, actionable pieces. These underpinned by modern creativity and data-led insights give him the inimitable ability to predict and plan for future opportunities, as well as create new paths to business transformation.

His ability to nurture relationships with both clients and media partners has culminated into several mutual successes, earning him numerous awards over the years; “Best Media Agency of the Year 2018” from Marketing World Awards, “Best Agency of the Year 2014” from Super brands Ghana, and “20 under 40 Business Influencer in Ghana 2017” by Business World magazine.

He holds an MBA in Marketing from the University of Ghana and a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Geography from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology -Kumasi, Ghana.

Andrew is married with 4 kids whom he spends time nurturing to believe in Africa. He is also an avid sports person, who enjoys playing Golf and Tennis.