“Do not underestimate the power of underestimation. They can’t stop you, if they don’t see you coming.”
Tell her she can’t? SHE DOES IT A ZILLION TIMES OVER!
Women are builders, pillars of strength who can, with the right amount of support pull off exceedingly great exploits, ultimately transforming their worlds. Different forms of gender bias regardless, applaudably, many influential women in today’s world are rather keying into their innermost potentials, working up self motivation, boldly defying the odds and belting trailblazing unprecedented strides in respective fields.
Today we zoom our lense on one of life’s most awe-inspiring women, a goal driven queen standing up to the challenge and rewriting statusquo, entreprenuerial giant, Patricia Poku-Diaby, Chief Executive Officer Plot Enterprise Group, the richest woman in Ghana and the eighth in Ghana! she has held on to the reigns for years.
Standing tall with an estimated networth of $720m, the cocoa merchant who helms affairs of Plot Enterprise Group, a cocoa processing company based in Takoradi, in the Western Region of Ghana with tentacles spread across West Africa and beyond, no doubt has established herself amongst the top leading inspirational Ghanaian women.
The group comprises; Plot Commodities, Plot Enterprise (Ivory Coast), Plot Enterprise (Ghana.) generally dealing in agricultural products like cocoa, cashew, cotton and wood production. Plot Enterprise (Ghana) Limited, with a total of 400 total employees across all of its locations generates an annual revenue of $58.96 million in sales (USD).
Business inclined right from an early age, prior to Patricia Poku-Diaby’s launching Plot Enterprise Group in Ivory Coast (before the setting up of the Ghanaian headquaters), she honed her skills in trading and transportation – her family business, having garnered a wealth of knowledge, she proceeded to set up her own firm. Needless to say the business mogul has done extremely well for herself.
In 2015, the inspiring self made CEO was named eighth richest Ghanaian and the richest woman in Ghana with an estimated net worth $720 million, in a list compiled by a management and consultancy firm, Goodman AMC, dubbed, ‘The Ghana Wealth Report.