Nadia Abdul Aziz: The Career Journey of Asante Gold's Only Female Board Director Who Owns $16 Million Stake

Nadia Abdul Aziz: The Career Journey of Asante Gold's Only Female Board Director Who Owns $16 Million Stake

  • Nadia Abdul Aziz is one of Ghana's wealthiest executives and investors, thanks to her $16.1 million stake in Asante Gold, a gold exploration, development, and operating company in Ghana
  • She joined Asante Gold in 2020 as an independent director, making her the only female among a nine-member board of directors
  • The rich businesswoman also served on the board of Indussi Resources, a private Ghana-based project originator and developer, prior to her current position

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The journey of one of Ghana's wealthiest women, Nadia Abdul Aziz, in the mining sector has recently been highlighted.

A publication by Billionaires Africa reveals that Nadia, a leading financial professional became a part of Asante Gold's board of directors in November 2020 and owns a 4.13 per cent stake in the gold exploration company, valued at $16.1 million.

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Nadia Abdul Aziz, Ghanaian woman who owns huge stake in Asante Gold
Nadia posing for the camera, a bar of gold Photo credit: asantegold.com, Athitat Shinagowin / EyeEm
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Nadia Abdul Aziz is the only female among the nine-member board of directors of the gold exploration, development, and operating company. She has many years of experience in government relations, communication, marketing and acquisitions throughout West Africa.

Asante Gold recently acquired Chirano Gold Mine, an operating open-pit and underground mining operation located in southwestern Ghana, immediately south of the company's Bibiani Gold Mine. She played a significant role in that, billionaires.africa reported.

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Prior to her current position, Nadia served on the board of Indussi Resources, a private Ghana-based project originator and developer.

The worth of Nadia Abdul Aziz's stake in the top mining company makes her one of Ghana's wealthiest executives and investors.

More of her journey has been shared here.

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Kate Hassan, a Ghanaian entrepreneur, narrated her success story as a businesswoman. Recounting her story in an interview with Zionfelix, Kate said she started her first business at the age of 7, where she sold various treats in school.

At the age of 12, she used to travel to Ivory Coast to purchase wholesale fabrics for her mother. Kate assisted her single mother in that regard consistently during school vacations until she started her secondary school education.

The vibrant woman revealed that she, along with her brother and mother lived in a single room growing up and they saw the struggles of their mother. Their hardworking mother also made it very clear to them that she intends to give out all her properties in the event of her death hence they must work hard to acquire properties of their own, Kate revealed.

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