Patricia Poku Diaby is a Ghana’s richest woman. She is known as a businesswoman, cocoa merchant and the CEO of Plot Enterprise Ghana Limited. She is amongst the ten richest persons in Ghana. Let’s take a look at her profile
BUSINESSES AND CAREER
Patrica worked in her father’s trading and transport company in Abidjan, Cote D’voire. She got a lot of experience from her father’s firm and had the opportunity to start her own transport business in Cote D’Ivoire. She also owns a Plot enterprise, which is in Asia and West Africa. The bigger firm happens to be in Ghana.
This state-of-the-art grinding facility is located in Takoradi-Ghana is currently valued at $90 million and processes 32,000 metric tons of cocoa annually into liquor, butter and cake. The company has over 200 staff and exports to the US, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.
Plot Enterprise is a cotton and cocoa trading company that is a member of the Cocoa Merchants Association of America. Plot Enterprise is an Ivory Coast-based company that trades cocoa, cashew nuts, and timber goods
Aside this, Patricia Poku has also established a large-scale cocoa processing factory to add value to cocoa, as against exporting the raw material, she went on to establish Plot Enterprise (Gh) Ltd, a modern, state-of-the-art cocoa processing facility, in Takoradi, in 2010.
The company gained international recognition within a relatively short period and is ranked among the highest in Food Safety Management Systems.
In her quest to achieve horizontal integration and offer multiple-origin products, Plot Enterprise SA, Côte d’Ivoire, acquired a cocoa grinding facility in Abidjan.
Patricia’s current business portfolio includes two cocoa sourcing companies in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, of which she is the founder and chair of the board of directors.
She is estimated to worth over $720 million.