Bozoma Saint John, Chief Brand officer and the corporate face of Uber visited Ghana to assess the operations of the company in the Country. At a luncheon event organised to welcome her into the country, she reiterated the commitment of Uber to the Economic transformation of the country and was pleased that Accra was one of the fastest growing cities with huge demand for Uber.
She further announced that Uber had over 3000 partner drivers in Accra and they were also pleased about expanding their operations to Kumasi. Saint John also urged partners to help the company to be responsible to the community and make sure Uber serves them appropriately.
“One good thing we love about Uber is the opportunity that it gives to a lot of folks to not only earn a living, but to create opportunities for themselves, the community and their families. We hope to push that agenda not only in Ghana but across Africa and of course the world.” She added.
The meeting was attended by Uber executives in West Africa, the DCM of the U.S Embassy, Madam Tabler-Stone, members of the U.S mission in Accra, the Mayor of Accra, Hon. Mohammad Sowah and representatives from the Ministry of Tourism.
The President of the American Chamber of Commerce who also doubles as the Country Manager of Kosmos Energy, Mr. Joe Mensah on his part urged Uber to continue with the good work it has started in Ghana. He said the arrival of one more U.S company in the country underscored the importance of the strategic commercial relationship between Ghana and the U.S.