Road Safety Management inaugurates Board of DirectorsBy Ghanaian Chronicle
4/25/2012 3:32:57 PM -
By: Stephen Odoi-Larbi
The Road Safety Management Services Limited (RSMSL), a subsidiary of the Jospong Group of Companies, with the mandate of managing road safety in the country, has inaugurated a new board of directors to steer the affairs of the company.
At a short ceremony witnessed by the management and staff of Jospong Group of Companies, and the management of RSMSL, five distinguished personalities were sworn in as members of the new board of directors for the company.
The Board has Mr. Joel E. Nettey as Chairman, while Mr. Alex Kwadjo Boateng, Mr. Inusah Musah, Air Commodore Dery, and Madam Gifty Ofori make up the members.
Prof. Stephen Adei, Chairman of the Advisory Board for Jospong Group of Companies, thanked the appointed members for accepting their respective roles, and entreated them to bring their expertise and experience to help RSMSL undertake a national cause of reducing road carnage to the barest minimum.
He told them that their responsibility, as members of the Board, was not to be involved in the day-to-day activities of the company, but to formulate policies, oversee the right recruitment of personnel, and set achievable targets for the company.
He implored the members to be dedicated in their duties, and make it a priority to always read Board papers.
The Chief Executive Officer of Jospong Group of Companies, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyapong, was very appreciative of the members for accepting to be part of RSMSL, and accepting to do a national service of preventing the loss of lives and properties from road accidents.
He was very optimistic that the members would work assiduously to ensure that the Road Safety Management initiative works.
The General Manager of the company, Air Commodore Dery, on his part, welcomed the setting up of the Board to oversee the operations of the company.
According to him, the board and management would share the responsibilities in policy making and implementation for the firm. He emphasised that the management of RSMSL would have to work hard in order to account to the Board.
The members were sworn into office by Rev. Asante Ayerh of the Church of Pentecost, Teshie District.
In his acceptance remarks, Mr. Joel E. Nettey, Chairman of the Board, thanked the CEO of Jospong Group for the appointment of the members.
He stressed that the members would not take the challenge of overseeing the operations of RSMSL lightly, and would implement policies that would affect the company positively.
He also promised that the Board would not interfere with the day-to-day running of the company, which is the sole responsibility of its management.