Deloitte Ghana has appointed Daniel Kwadwo Owusu as its new Country Managing Partner.
A press statement issued by the firm, stated that, Daniel Kwadwo Owusu’s leadership of one of Ghana’s leading provider of audit and assurance, tax and regulatory, consulting, risk advisory and financial advisory services, will commence, ‘effective 1st June, 2020.’
He takes over the leadership from Charles Larbi–Odam, who will retire from Deloitte at the end of the company’s financial year, 31 May 2020.
Mr. Owusu stands to bring more than 22 years of accounting, internal and external audit experience to the Deloitte’s top executive post.
Prior to this, he worked in the Deloitte UK office as a Manager responsible for large engagements in the Financial Services sector, specializing in banking, insurance and pension fund companies for three (3) years.
In addition to working in the UK, Daniel worked in South Africa, Mali, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt.
Given his extensive experience in advisory services and a solid reputation in leading complex assignments across several sectors, Daniel is ideally placed to progress Deloitte Ghana’s onward expansion. He will continue as the Audit Leader for Ghana.
Daniel Kwadwo Owusu also enjoyed a dynamic and successful career as the Audit & Assurance leader in Ghana.
He was in charge of the business strategy and transformation of the line of service within the practice and served as the Professional Practice Director (PPD) for the Ghana Office, for about four years, before moving on to become the Lead Audit Partner.
As the new leader for Deloitte Ghana, Daniel will take up the responsibilities that focus on enhancing the depth and breadth of the Firm’s capabilities in supporting clients in this constantly evolving environment, and also strengthening the Deloitte brand in Ghana.
Confirming his appointment, Charles Larbi-Odam, outgoing Country Managing Executive said, “I can think of no one better to lead Deloitte Ghana at this time. His 22-year career with Deloitte combined with his strong core values makes him the perfect choice to lead Deloitte Ghana. I admire his calmness, commitment to conducting business with high integrity, quality and level of professional behaviour. I am personally delighted to be handing over the reins to such an outstanding person. I do not doubt Daniel’s leadership in further strengthening Deloitte capabilities in this marketplace by helping clients to address their burning issues, brought about by rapid changes in the business environment.”
Daniel also said, he is honoured to assume this important position at a time when the firm is aspiring to be the undisputed professional services leader in Ghana.
“The appointment is not only the highlight of my career but it also represents my fellow partners’ vote of confidence in me. They share with me the common vision of building a stronger Ghana practice for the future generation. I am passionately committed to placing our clients at the absolute centre of everything we do. Filling the shoes of my great mentor and ‘Uncle’, Charles will be no easy feat. His support and that of my colleagues, has helped me reach this landmark in my career. I thank them and will work to reward their faith in me,” he added.