Yaw Nsarkoh

Executive Vice President, Unilever Ghana-Nigeria

    Yaw Nsarkoh is the Executive Vice President (EVP) of Unilever Ghana and Nigeria.
    Prior to this, he served as the Managing Director for Nigeria from 1st January, 2014 to 31st December, 2016 and Managing Director, Unilever, East and Southern Africa, based in Kenya from 2010 to 2013.
    He was at one time the Strategic Assistant to the President and Unilever Executive Member for Asia, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe based in the United Kingdom and then Singapore.
    He also served at various times in the past as Marketing Director and Executive Board member for Unilever, Ghana. He has done many other roles in South Africa and in Ghana for Unilever.
    Mr. Nsarkoh holds a Honors Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Henley Management College, United Kingdom.
    Mr. Nsarkoh currently sits as executive member on a number of Trade/Employee Associations and Strategic Private Sector committees in Nigeria.

    He is the Chairman of the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) board for Unilever Africa and represents Africa on the Unilever global D&I board.

    He is an associate member of Ghana Institution of Engineers; a Director of Changing Lives Endowment Fund (CLEF) in Ghana and a former Director of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers and Chairman of East African Shippers Council.

    Yaw also sits as a member, Board of Advisors, Lagos Business School.

    He is a regular speaker on business issues, specifically Marketing and Leadership at public fora.