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Desmond Nartey

Desmond Nartey is currently the CEO of CDH Securities Ltd and the acting CEO of CDH Commodities Ltd. At CDH he is responsible for the day-to-day management of the companies under his management and co-ordinates all operational activities of the company.

Desmond holds an MBA degree in Finance from Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, the University of Pittsburgh (USA). He also holds a BA/MA degree in Economics from the City University of New York (City College), New York, USA.

Desmond has several years of progressive experience in Economics, Financial Services and Investment Management. Before joining CDH, he worked as Deputy Head of Investment at SIC; he was the Head of Corporate Finance at Strategic African Securities Ltd. (SAS), a stock brokerage and investment management firm. Between March 2005 and January 2006 he was seconded to NTHC Ltd as the Acting Chief Executive Officer.

Desmond is a credentialed member, Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), of the International Association of valuers, consultants and Analyst (IACVA) and a member of the Board of Governors of IACVA-Ghana.

Desmond's directorship activities include membership on the Manya Krobo Rural Bank Ltd. Phoenix, Insurance Company Limited, IACVA - Ghana and Ivory Finance Company Ltd.