THE UT STORY: HUMBLE BEGINNINGS VOL.1
How does a retired army captain who failed to obtain a 20-million cedi (about $20,000) loan from the banks set up a successful finance house and cause such a monumental paradigm shift in the lending culture of a country? Captain Prince Kofi Amoabeng (Rtd) def ed the odds to found Unique Trust Financial Services Limited, which was later rebranded to UT Financial Services Limited and metamorphosed into a bank (UT Bank) under the UT Holdings umbrella together with subsidiaries in Germany, South Africa, and Nigeria. In this first installment of a series of memoirs, PK, as he was affectionately called by his fiercely loyal and dedicated team, shares an inspiring, in-depth, no-holds-barred, behind the scenes, unabashed account of how and what made UT a household name and impacted so many lives.
Written with George Bentum Essiaw, a tenacious, talented writer and filmmaker, ‘The UT story: Humble Beginnings” is replete with profound lessons in entrepreneurship and leadership, employing an effective mixture of orthodox and unorthodox methods grounded firmly in time-tested military principles. Whatever your background or occupation, this book will fascinate and inspire you to dare.
THE UT STORY: BUILDING A
WINNING TEAM VOL.2
In this second installment of Capt. Prince Kofi Amoabeng’s (Rtd) memoirs, he discusses in painstaking detail, how he led his team to consolidate the gains made in the early days. He also dwells on how he established a unique corporate culture mainly through leading by example, and how essential that corporate culture was to the sustenance and growth of the business.
PK, as he was affectionately called by his team, lays bare UT’s ambitious expansion drive which culminated in establishing branches in nearly all the regions of Ghana as well as the founding of subsidiaries in Nigeria, South Africa, and Germany.
If the first installment of the UT Story was delightful and inspiring, this second instalment is insightful, touching and thought-provoking. And as always, it is an in-depth, no-holds-barred, unabashed account driven by the enigmatic figure of Capt. Prince Kofi Amoabeng (Rtd).
Written with George Bentum Essiaw, an award-winning writer, author and filmmaker.