The Board

Methodist Book Depot Limited is governed by an eight-member Board of Directors, made up of seasoned and dedicated professionals, who have diverse experiences relevant to the achievement of the avowed aims and goals of the company. They are:

Mrs. Naomi Elizabeth Okine
Chairperson of the Board of MBDL Chairperson: Atlantis Publishing House- Subsidary of MBDL

Mr. Willing Vanderpuije
Member of the Board of MBDL Retired Senior Banker

Mr. Mathew K. Eshun
Managing Director of MBDL Member of the Board of MBDL Managing Director of Alantis Publishing House Member of Alantis Publishing House Board


Mr. Richard Arkaifie
Member of the Board of MBDL Retired Senior Librarian, University of Cape Coast


Mr. A.K. Dapaah
Member of the Board of MBDL Retired Senior Banker Member of Alantis Publishing House Board

  Mr. Moses Foh-Amoaning
Board Secretary of MBDL Professional Lawyer Snr. Lecturer, Ghana School of Law Member of Alantis Publishing House Board
Mr. David Awuku-Bekoe
Member of the Board of MBDL Professional Accountant Member of Alantis Publishing House Board



Methodist Book Depot is under the management of a team of resourceful, experienced and result-oriented persons. Since 2001 the Management of the Company has focused on implementing strategies geared towards the achievement of competitive advantage in our business segment, and the repositioning of the company as one of the frontrunners in the Book Industry in Ghana. The team is made up of:

Mr. Mathew Kwame Eshun Managing Director

Mr. Eshun was appointed as the acting Managing Director in October 2010 and had his appointment confirmed in May 2011. He has had for the past 35 years a career in Accounting & Finance, 25 years of which has been spent working for Methodist Book Depot Limited as Management Accountant; the Accountant and the Chief Finance Manager and now the Managing Director. He holds a HND in Accountancy at Accra Polytechnic, BSc Administration in Accounting at Central University College. MBA at Regent Accra/Maastrict, the Netherlands School of Management


Mr. Frederick Bessah Accountant

Mr. Frederick Bessah joined Methodist Book Depot in November 2005 having had brief spells at Hill View Hotel & Lizmartinare Stores. Fred as the Accountant of the Depot is a certified member of ACCA and holds BSc. in Accounting.


Ms. Helena DeCardi-Nelson Administrative Manager

Ms deCardi-Nelson has twenty four (24) years working experience, and has served in various capacities in Ghana and the UK. She has worked for Methodist Book Depot for over seventeen (17) years. She is a Diploma holder in Secretarial Studies from AGENCE D’OR, and has had training in Human Resource Management from MDPI, Ghana.


Mr. Benjamin Sessah-Rockson Sales Manager

Mr. Sessah-Rockson holds a Diploma in Business Administration (UK). He has worked for Methodist Book Depot Limited for over sixteen (16) years in various capacities. He was the Branch Manager for our Accra Shop for over 10 years, and because of his sterling performance he was promoted to manage the sales division of the company. Mr. Sessah-Rockson is a finalist at the Methodist University College, Ghana in BBA-Marketing.


Mr. Isaac Kwame Enninful Ag. Estate Manager

Mr. Enninful is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Administration (ACIA) Ghana and has a Final Diploma in Administration from the International Professional Managers Association (IPMA) UK. He has served in the company for the past 19 years, starting as a shop Assistant, then Branch Manager, and because of his resourcefulness or versatility he was posted to occupy the Estate Manager’s position. He also holds a City and Guilds Certificate in General Course in Construction.


Other Senior Staff

Alice Quaye
Peter C. L. Lamptey
Josephnie Bonney
( Secretary )
(Accounts Officer )
(Snr. Account Officer)


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