“Aim high…You will only hit what you aspire for.”
THE GROUP’S CHAIRMAN
With over 60 years of business experience in Japan, Hong Kong, Ghana and Nigeria, he has moved from a dreamer to an achiever.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) has recognised Bhagwan for his lifetime achievements and honoured him with a special award in the 2010 National Marketing Performance Awards.
His vast experience in import, export, manufacturing, finance, investments and leadership, are the foundation to the success of the Melcom Group of Companies.
JOINT GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR
Mr. Mahesh Melwani is a Joint Group Managing Director of the Melcom Group of Companies, with a business experience in Hong Kong, since 1983.
His career began in banking before he ventured into import & export trade. It is with this background that he has contributed immensely to the expansion of the Melcom department stores.
As a Joint Group Managing Director, his leadership cuts across the various Companies under the Melcom Group.
“You will always succeed in what you do if you enjoy it and have an interest and aptitude in what you do.”
JOINT GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR
Ramesh is one of the Joint Group Managing Directors of the Melcom Group of Companies, and Executive Director of the Crown Group of Associate Companies.
Ramesh graduated from Pepperdine University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Computer Science. During his time at University, Ramesh was a member of the Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society as well as the American Marketing Association.
After Graduation, Ramesh joined the Institute of Analysts and Programmers in the UK and was a member until 1987. During this time, Ramesh also joined Sadhwanis (Nigeria) Limited now known as Crownpack (Nigeria) Limited in Lagos, Nigeria. He reactivated their import and trading operations concentrating on computer accessories, electronics and specialized industrial chemicals and then established their plastics industry.
In 1997 Ramesh joined Melcom Group of Companies. His knowledge and experience contributed to the establishment of the Industries and the sourcing of several global electronic brands for distribution through Melcom Limited’s retail outlets.
Ramesh has been an active member of the Indian Association in Ghana and was Vice President from 2008-2012. He has been awarded the Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International in 2004. In 2012, Entrepreneur Foundation of Ghana named Ramesh the Entrepreneur of the Year in Trading & Retailing Industry.
“Motivation and hard work will almost always beat talent and luck.”
DIRECTOR OF BRAND MANAGEMENT
Sonya is currently the Director of Brand Management and has held this position for her 11 years at Melcom Group of Companies.
Sonya started off her career in education. After pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Education from New York University, Sonya has gone on to teach at Sear Roger’s International School in Hong Kong, The American International School in Lagos and Ghana International School in Accra.
When Sonya decided to make the move to the corporate world, she successfully completed GIMPA’s Chief Executives Programme and pursued a course in Understanding & Developing Brand Strategy at TRUEVENTUS.
Sonya is the President of Friends of Life, a Patron of the Ghana Association for the Advocacy of Blind Education as well as a Board Member of HIPS Charity School. These commitments are Sonya’s way of giving back to the community she lives in.