GHANA – Fan Milk Plc, a Ghana-based manufacturer and retailer of ice cream and frozen dairy products, has appointed Freda Yahan Duplan as its new chairperson.

Freda succeeds Dr. Charles Mensa, who stepped down as Director and Chairman after two decades of dedicated service and instrumental leadership to Fan Milk Plc.

This strategic leadership restructure aims to guide the company’s direction, influence progress, and enhance its prospects. Duplan’s appointment is effective immediately and coincides with Fan Milk Plc’s 63rd Annual General Meeting held at Accra City Hall on June 19, 2024.

Joining the company during this time, Duplan steps in as Fan Milk Plc recently appointed a new Managing Director and reported sustainable profits, allowing the payment of dividends to shareholders for the first time in six years.

“I am extremely proud to announce that for the first time in six years, we will be paying dividends to our shareholders, reflecting our commitment to sustainable growth in the year ending 2023,” said Mr. Lionel Parent the newly elected Member of the Board and Director.

“We are delighted to share this milestone with our valued shareholders and equally excited to welcome our new Chairperson, who is well-versed in Board duties across various sectors of the country. She will help us steer the affairs of this beloved Ghanaian brand committed to innovation, quality, and customer happiness.”

Freda Duplan brings over 40 years of experience as a successful business leader with a proven track record of leading and transforming organizations and teams.

Her leadership style inspires young talent to think big, take bold actions, and make decisive decisions.

With her expertise in business transformation and guiding organizations through change, Duplan is ready to collaborate with other board members and Lionel Parent to steer Fan Milk Plc toward sustainable volume growth.

Duplan’s strong advocacy for supporting women in business, which led her to co-found the Executive Women Network (EWN), will be crucial as Fan Milk Plc strengthens its women-in-leadership agenda.

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