Manny Addo is the CEO of Cincinnati-based Natural Shea Care (NSC). NSC is a black-owned, natural beauty care company with a mission of supporting & empowering the women of Ghana where our shea butter is sourced. Currently, NSC products are available across the United States including Kroger, Target.com, Amazon, and Jungle Jim’s International Market.
In addition to NSC, Addo is also the CEO of Africa America Business Promotion – a company that promotes business between Africa and the United States. In this capacity he organized the first “Africa America Trade and Investment summit” at the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce in July 2018. This event was attended by Ghana’s Minister of Trade, Ghana’ Ambassador to the United States, President of Cintas Corporation, Kroger, Proctor and Gamble, and businesses from Canada, China, New York among others.
Manny Addo has an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Xavier University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Cape Coast. He worked as a Senior Financial Analyst for General Electric, Fifth Third Bank, Duke Energy, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and JP Morgan. He also worked with Maersk Sealand as a shipping supervisor providing him rich experience in customs clearance and supply chain management.
Manny Addo’s educational, cultural, and professional exposure in Africa and the United States enables him to successfully promote business between these regions.
Manny is also a member of the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Ohio Minority Supply Development Council, and the Cincinnati African American Chamber of Commerce.