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AAG president Torgbor Mensah passes on

The President of the Advertising Association of Ghana (AAG) Mr. Torgbor Mensah has died.

A statement from the  association said Mr. Mensah died on Saturday, October 23, 2021.

“The late Torgbor Mensah affectionately called Mr. Tee by many who knew him was the quintessential “self-made man”, rising by dint of hard work from a Graphic Designer to become by all standards the doyen of the Advertising Industry in Ghana and indeed Africa,” the statement said

Below is the full statement

AAG PRESIDENT TORGBOR MENSAH PASSES ON

It is with a heavy heart that the Advertising Association of Ghana (AAG), informs you of the sudden passing away of its President Mr. Torgbor Mensah, which occurred on Saturday, October 23, 2021. The late Torgbor Mensah affectionately called Mr. Tee by many who knew him was the quintessential “self-made man”, rising by dint of hard work from a Graphic Designer to become by all standards the doyen of the Advertising Industry in Ghana and indeed Africa.

Torgbor Mensah, an embodiment of commerce, creativity and communication, was first elected as the President of the Advertising Association of Ghana in 2018 and was re-elected in 2()2() to serve a second term, a position he held until his sudden demise. He was also the President of the Ghana Chapter of the International Advertising Association (IAA) and in October last year was appointed its Vice President, Corporate Member Development — Africa. In April 2021, he was selected as Juror for the 2()21 CANNES LIONS awards outdoor

As the President of the A/\G, he worked tirelessly to ensure that, the process for the passing of the Advertising Council Bill was progressing steadily. I-lis passion for Accra and indeed the development of Local Assemblies caused him to support the Make Greater Accra Work Again Campaign.

Torgbor Mensah was Executive Chairman of T’he Great Argon Holdings, the largest Integrated Marketing Communications Group in Ghana. He also founded

DDP Outdoor Limited, Ghana’s biggest outdoor advertising company with affiliations tn several African countries.

He was Past President of the Ghana Real Estate Developers Association (GREDA) for many years and also a Past President and a proud member of the Lion’s Club.

His sudden demise is a monumental loss to the AAG and the entire advertising fraternity worldwide, for which he was Colossus. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

A Book of Condolence will be opened for AAG members at the Secretariat from Wednesday 27th October, 2021 from IOANI to 2PM each day.

Members of AAG will be calling on the family to console them on Tuesday 26th October, 2021 at 1 IAM at his residence, 4th Orange Avenue, Community 6, Tema

(Santa Yala)

Arrangements for Torgbor Mensah’s funeral will be announced in due course. For

Further information please call 020 8199881

Signed

Mansa Amoa-Awuah

Vice President, Advertising Association of Ghana.

October 25, 2021

source: thebftonline

Ray Charles Marfo

Digital Marketing and Brands Expert

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