Mr. Etse Gadegbeku is the Chief Operating Officer at Labianca Company Limited; one of the largest frozen food imports in West Africa. In his capacity as the Managing Director of Labianca for the past 10 years, he has led the company from an annual cash turnover of GH¢5 million to over GH¢1 billion and from 7 employees to a workforce of over 400 employees.
He is a co-founder of Give and Take Holdings. Under his leadership, the company in collaboration with the Dutch government has built 3 cold stores in Ghana, including the largest solar-powered cold store in West Africa.
He is also the co-founder and CEO of Holland Akokor Poultry Supplies and Services Company with a 5-acre ultramodern poultry farm and hatchery currently under construction.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Information Studies from University of Ghana, Legon. With a natural knack for numbers, Mr. Gadegbeku went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Accountancy from Keller School of Management in the United States. After earning his Certified Public Accounting (CPA) credentials, he worked in various accounting roles before deciding to move back to Ghana to make an impact in the food industry.
He is married with two children.
When he is not crunching numbers or spending quality time with his family and friends, you will find him supporting his favorite sports team.