Ghana’s Richest Man with an estimated total assets of $1.46billion. cis the of Founder and Chairman of Kampac Group. He is the son of a blacksmith and a housewife. He started a hard life back in Gold Coast in the 1950s where he had all his pre-college education before furthering his education overseas. For he had been a visionary at a youthful age hoping to ascend to industrial prominence on a global scale. He revealed that, “When I started business, the idea was not to be only a local champion, however to build a global company and I realized that, to achieve that, I had to be out there competing with the best.”
He resisted the chances and surpassed limits by building Kampac Group which initiated a $7bn Energy City Project in the Philippines which would arguably be the world’s largest after completion. Despite the fact that he started small in Ivory Coast where he traded in unrefined with Nigeria, he ceaselessly sought after his entrepreneurial initiative in light of the master plan throughout the last three decades. Charles Ampofo and his Kampac Group spearheaded the Western Railway Project during the 2000’s which was rarely finished.
In 1999, Charles Ampofo founded Universal Transfer Service as a Financial Services and Funds Transfer company which went on to build an entire multi-banking network in Côte D’Ivoire which consisted of 24 banks. Under his leadership, the company has post development of over 30% in the course of the last 10 years.
His Kampac International PLC was founded in UAE in 1988. It is separated into Kampac Oil, Telecom, Flora, Properties, Travels, Resources with branches in Ghana, Venezuela, UK, South Africa, Senegal, Greece, Canada, Jordan, Ivory Coast. His Company has elevated Ghana’s international reputation with his incredible example of overcoming adversity.
Again, Charles Ampofo is an entrepreneurial crusader on the continent of Africa who speaks for “poor people” local business person anywhere in Africa. He proclaimed that, “My expectation and wish is that our legislatures will start genuinely considering supporting the local business visionaries in Africa, instead of having the mind that such individuals simply want to make money.”