Dr Naa Kowah A. Agyemfra, The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eye Express has been conferred with the special recognition award, Practitioner of the Year, at the 2022 Ghana Business Standard Awards.
The event organized by KN Unique Communications, in partnership with Zeliatte Media, West Africa Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Strategic Accountancy Africa provides a platform to encourage the introduction of standard processes, services, or products and the improvement of existing methods or practices to bring positive change in businesses in Ghana. Moreover, the Awards recognize standard makers, excellent achievers and responsible organizations and individuals who adhere to the local business requirements while consistently improving their organization’s performance.
Eye Express is a family eye care centre specialising in treating all diseases relating to the eyes. Elaborating on the journey since the launch of Eye Express in 2012, Dr Agyemfra said: “Training, passion and proper time management led me to start Eye Express”.
She stated, “In no time, I realised I had too much time on my hands, my savings and investments had grown steadily, and I could contribute to making eye care services readily available, accessible and affordable. I had developed resilience to maintaining two jobs effectively and efficiently till today. Furthermore, these qualities enabled me to fulfil my duties as a wife and a mother. I give all the attention and dedication to my family when it is needed.”
Known as one of the best in primary eye treatment and education, Eye Express stands for excellent customer service experience and care. In addition, Eye Express is the home of authentic, quality, trendy frames and sunglasses.
After the launch of the brand in 2012, Dr Agyemfra noted that family and friends eagerly offered money as they saw the passion, commitment and dedication, and were willing to support it. “I only accepted the needed amount and worked tirelessly to pay before the agreed period.”
“Integrity, strong relationships, humility and respect are my core values. These values have gone a long way to sustain and propel the Eye Express brand both locally and internationally,” she stated.
- Staff Reporter