Media General Announces Departure of Group CEO

The Board of Directors of Media General today announced that Group CEO, Pearl Esua-Mensah will depart from the company effective 14th September 2018.

Mrs. Esua-Mensah was appointed in September 2017 to lead the media conglomerate’s bold ambition to become Africa’s leading media and communications business.

Following her departure, the Board has announced the promotion of Beatrice Agyemang-Abbey, currently the General Manager (GM) for News and MG TV to the role of Acting Group CEO effective immediately.

Beatrice Agyemang Abbey is an astute broadcaster and business leader with close to 20 years’ experience in the media industry.

She begun her media career with TV3 as a Broadcast Journalist and News Anchor rising through the ranks to become Managing News Editor and later as Chief Operating Officer of TV3.

Prior to her appointment as GM, MG TV, she acted in several leadership roles within the Group including Head of MG Digital and GM for MG Radio.
Beatrice brings to her new role a deep understanding of the media business and her exceptional leadership skills.

Commenting on the leadership change, Honourable Kojo Yankah, Board Chairman of Media General said, “The Board wishes to congratulate Beatrice on her promotion and wishes her well in her new role as Acting Group CEO.
We are also grateful to Pearl for her service to the company and wish her well as she departs from the company”.

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