The Chief Executive Officer of JRA Cosmetics Company Limited, Madam Jane Reason Ahadzie (JRA) has won the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the just- ended 6th edition of the 2022 Ghana Manufacturing Awards held at Kempinski Hotel in Accra.
On the same night, the company also emerged as the Cosmetics Manufacturing Company of the Year.
The prestigious achievements were in recognition of the Company’s dedication and commitment to building the Local Cosmetics manufacturing industry in Ghana and also for being an extremely respected company supporting the youths in gainful employment.
The star-studded event is organized by XODUS Communications Limited with support from the Ministry of Trade and Industries and seeks to celebrate companies and individuals who have demonstrated outstanding performance in stewardship, health and safety, Corporate Social Responsibility and innovation in the manufacturing industry.
Speaking to the media after receiving the awards, Madam Jane Reason Ahadzie thanked the awarding board and her able employees for their dedication and commitment to pushing the brand always to this appreciable height. She dedicated the award to her cherished customers who have supported the brand this far.
JRA Cosmetics’ main production products are; Hair Care Products, Body Care products and Household Detergents. At the tender age of 15 years, she managed herself as a successful business ‘’Woman’’. Later in life after the completion of her secondary education started a fashion design trade named ‘’STOPOVER AFRICAN WEAR HOUSE’’ in Takoradi with just about 10 people.
Out of the money she made from ‘’STOPOVER AFRICAN WEAR HOUSE,’’ she started buying chemicals to start her cosmetics business.
The company has 2018 invested over GH¢2M especially in acquiring new machines to enable them to go fully automated in their productions soon. Currently, the company has a manual line with a capacity of 150,000.
Madam Ahadzie has a total of three hundred and twenty-one (321) workers with fifty-two (52) being permanent staff.
JRA Cosmetics is a local manufacturer of cosmetic products of High but affordable Quality to the everyday Ghanaian, she believes that we have come at a Time Where the unemployment rate is the high but the company’s existence has been an answer to granting jobs for the youths in Ghana.