Meet Charity Naa Amina Sackitey, a trailblazing leader in the cocoa industry, whose unwavering dedication and passion have earned her the esteemed position of Managing Director at SIC CACAO & BARRY CALLEBAUT CAMEROON. Her remarkable journey is an inspiring tale of determination, excellence, and commitment to driving positive change in the cocoa sector.
In 2003, Charity Naa Amina Sackitey commenced her career at Barry Callebaut Ghana as a Quality Manager. Her relentless pursuit of excellence and her deep understanding of the cocoa value chain soon propelled her into higher roles within the organization.
Her strong leadership skills and exemplary performance led her to be appointed as the Plant Manager in 2010. In this capacity, she played a pivotal role in streamlining operations and ensuring the highest quality standards, contributing significantly to the success of Barry Callebaut Ghana.
In 2016, Charity Naa Amina Sackitey reached new heights in her career as she assumed the role of Managing Director for Barry Callebaut Ghana. During her tenure, she exhibited remarkable vision and a steadfast commitment to empowering cocoa farmers and enhancing sustainability practices in the cocoa industry.
In November 2020, Charity Naa Amina Sackitey took on a new challenge as the Managing Director of SIC CACAO & BARRY CALLEBAUT CAMEROON. Her wealth of experience, combined with her innovative strategies, has further strengthened the company’s position as a key player in the cocoa market. Under her leadership, the company has continued to foster strong relationships with cocoa-growing communities, contributing to their economic growth and social well-being.
Charity Naa Amina Sackitey’s impressive qualifications have undoubtedly played a significant role in her professional success. She is a graduate of the prestigious Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, where she honed her technical expertise in the cocoa industry. Furthermore, she holds an MBA from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, which has equipped her with invaluable management skills and a strategic mindset.
Beyond her accomplishments as a business leader, Charity Naa Amina Sackitey is also renowned for her commitment to sustainability and social impact. Throughout her career, she has championed sustainable cocoa farming practices and initiated several community development projects that have positively impacted the lives of cocoa farmers and their families.
Charity Naa Amina Sackitey’s journey from a Quality Manager to the Managing Director of SIC CACAO & BARRY CALLEBAUT CAMEROON exemplifies the power of determination, expertise, and a genuine desire to make a difference. Her leadership has not only propelled her organization to new heights but has also contributed to the sustainable development of cocoa-growing communities. As the cocoa industry faces new challenges and opportunities, her guidance and passion continue to be a beacon of hope for a brighter and more sustainable future.