Dr. Kofi Amoah is a celeberated Ghanaian businessman. He had his secondary education in the 1960’s at Opoku Ware School (OWASS) in Kumasi in Ashanti Region Ghana.
He was there on scholarship, courtesy a free compulsory education which was a national education policy of Ghana’s first president, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
He completed Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and University of California, Berkeley in the United States of America (USA) also on stipend from the government.
His professional experience covers Business Management, Business Development and Investment Services.
Dr. Kofi Amoah Chief Executive Officer, Progeny Ventures facilitated the entry of global remittance service provider, Western Union, into Africa. Western Union started its African operations from Ghana in 1995.
Twelve years on, the company had expanded its operations to almost all 54 African states.
He has served as Non-Executive Director of State Insurance Co of Ghana Ltd since May 29, 2008. He worked in the United States at Northrop, Electronic Data System (EDS), Southeast Investment Corporation Development, Elsafe Incorporated, Global One and Bear, Stearns Inc.
He is the founder and president of J.S. Investments Inc., Los Angeles, PPVI Ghana Ltd, and Progeny Aluminum and Design Ghana Ltd. He was a member of Ghana Investment Advisory Council, past member of the Ghana Football Association and Chairman of the Local Organising Committee during the Ghana 2008 tournament.
He owns Citizen Kofi, a popular entertainment centre in Accra.
In sports Dr. Amoah was the chairman of the Local Organising Committee of CAN 2008.
He was also leader of the FIFA/ CAF liaison team that was formed to intros the affairs of national teams in the country during the crisis period.