MTN, Ghana's leading telecommunications company and Business World, Ghana's foremost business magazine have announced that Sharon Lechter, co-author of the internationally acclaimed bestselling book “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” and a world renowned speaker on financial literacy will be the keynote speaker at the 4th MTN Business World Executive Breakfast meeting.
The much anticipated event is scheduled to take place on the 22nd of March 2012 on the theme: “Getting your finances right”.
Rich Dad, Poor Dadis a book that advocates financial independence through investing, real estate, owning businesses, and the use of finance protection tactics. The book is acclaimed for having changed many lives across the globe and Sharon Lechter as co-author is a highly sought after speaker around the world.
She is also the founder of Pay Your Family First, a financial education organization, Sharon has also authored Think and Grow Rich – Three Feet From Gold and “Outwitting the Devil”. She was appointed to the President's Advisory Council for the development of financial literacy in the USA in 2005.
Speaking on the choice of the theme, Kofi Mangesi ,CEO of Business World said “Sharon brings a wealth of knowledge that makes this event a life changing one for all serious executives on how to get your finances right.”
The Executive Breakfast series which is in its second year, is an initiative of Business World magazine in partnership with MTN to provide a platform for executive briefings, networking and business matching for CEOs, senior management professionals, entrepreneurs' and government officials.
Last year the event attracted over 300 high level executives and covered issues such as Private Equity, Stock Markets and the Oil and Gas sector.
Commenting on the importance of the series, Rahul De, CMO of MTN, said “As an industry leader, MTN considers this engagement a rare privilege. Sharon Letcher is an authority in financial independence and entrepreneurship. We are delighted to have her in Ghana.”