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Norkor A Duah

Vice President/Area Director, Africa

Mrs. Norkor Akua Duah is a communication specialist with over 3 decades of experience in Brand Building which is reflected in her role of creating most of Ghana’s successful brands in the media communication field.

She is the Chief Executive Officer of Mullen Lowe Accra also known as Lintas Ghana Ltd. an Integrated Communications company affiliated to Mullen Lowe Worldwide and Partners and also the Group C.E.O of The Advantage Group (TAG) which comprises Mullen Lowe Accra, Prodesign Ltd, FM24 Ltd, Media Initiative, Oxygen Plus and Printon Ltd.

Norkor has developed exceptional qualities in Health Communications and Behavioural Change communications. Her expertise in this arena has seen her champion award-winning Public Sector Health campaigns supported by Development Partners as well as Private Sector initiatives over the years.

From an industry perspective, Norkor is currently the Vice President/Area Director, Africa of the International Advertising Association (IAA), a Past President of the Advertising Association of Ghana (AAG) and a founding member of the Ghana Design Network (GDN). She also serves on several boards of highly reputable companies in Ghana.

In 2009, she was awarded the “2008 CIMG Marketing Woman of the Year” for her distinguished contribution to the advertising industry, “Best Entrepreneur Advertising/ Marketing Communication of the Year” Award in 2011 at the Ghana Entrepreneur Awards.

She received the Medal For Merit Award in 2013 for being a promoter of IAA programs in Africa, and being the first Vice-President Development-Africa to serve on Exco of the IAA. She also received the Advertising Association of Ghana’s (AAG) 2015 Distinguished Personality Award, including several other accolades.

She was honored with the IAA Inspire Champions award at the 2018 IAA Global Conference for her exceptional leadership and continuous effort in expanding the IAA footprint in Africa most especially through the formation of new chapters. She was recently awarded for her dedication and commitment to the development of Advertising in Ghana at the 4th Ghana Women in Excellence Awards

Norkor finds great joy in giving back to society, which finds her in associations like Zonta International, of which she has held many positions. She is also a strong advocate of child education and as such is involved in promoting reading in children while supporting education amongst the less privileged.

Norkor is married to Nana Kwame Duah (also known as Mr. Sam Duah) with two children and many more adopted children.

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