Nik Amarteifio is a co-founder and promoter of a host of business ventures across various sectors, in Ghana and all over Africa. He is owner/founder/CEO/shareholder of Omni Media, that runs Citi FM and publishes the Globe News Paper and he is the Board Chairman of Citi FM. Amarteifio's business portfolio has included being the local partner with Telenor Managing Partners which managed Ghana Telecom from 2002-2007. He was a member of the Ghana Investors Advisory Council (GIAC) an advisory board formed under the leadership of Former President J. A. from 2002 – 2008. It was on investment strategies for the benefit of the nation.
Nik is a seasoned entrepreneur who has been involved in many domestic and international transactions in non-media businesses within different industries like mining, real estate, oil and gas. Through his investment vehicle Equatorial Cross Acquisition Limited (ECA) he has invested in many companies including International Gold Resources, Magnesium Alloy Company Limited and African Selection Company.
He also is principal shareholder of Dannex Limited, a Ghanaian pharmaceutical manufacturing company and Vice Chairman of Ghana Agro Foods Company (GAFCO). He invested for initial private placement of shares in Zenith Bank Ghana Limited, presently one of the fastest growing banks in Ghana. He was the Lead Director of the Governing Board of Ghana’s Central Bank from 2001- 2008
In addition, through AAI’s African Scholarship Program of the American Universities (ASPAU), Nik Amarteifio received his BA in Economics from Wesleyan University and subsequently a Master in Business Administration from Harvard University Business School. He received the AAI Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2012.
Equatorial Cross Acquisition Limited
International Gold Resources
Magnesium Alloy Company Limited
African Selection Mining Corporation
Food & Beverages
Ghana Agro Foods Company (GAFCO)
Zenith Bank Ghana Limited
Ghana’s Central Bank