Dr. Osei Kwame popularly known as Despite, the chief executive officer of Despite group of companies happens to be one of Ghana’s successful businessman in the country.
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He was born on the 2nd of February 1962, at Agona Wiamose in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
The well-to-do businessman didn’t have it easy with his beginnings being a tough one but managed to get through to become this well admired and respected entrepreneur in the country.
He started as a cassette seller, feeding bottles, padlocks, and other goods at Dunkwa-Offinso in the central region and later migrated to Nigeria for greener pastures.
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His trip to Nigeria was cut short in 1983 due to the political tension that was rising in the country hence returning back to Ghana with other Ghanaians who were also on the trip.
Osei Kwame Despite has a number of companies under his belt, from media to food, to finance, the business mogul has set up reputable companies providing these services.
His media companies include Peace FM, Okay FM, Neat FM, UTV and other radio stations scattered across the country and also Neat Foods which produces the popular Neat Fufu.
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Together with his business partner Dr. Ernest Ofori Sarpong, they set up Best Point Savings And Loans, a financial institution, and also the popular beverage company Special Ice.
The business mogul is also a philanthropist who has helped and given back to the community so many times and built a children’s block for the 37 Military Hospitals some years back.