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Daniel McKorley

Daniel McKorley




Daniel McKorley, born on June 17, 1971, is a prominent Ghanaian entrepreneur, known for being the founder, chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of the McDan Group of Companies. In recognition of his contributions to the business sector, McKorley was honored with the title of Entrepreneur of the Year in 2016 at the Ghana Aviation Awards.Daniel McKorley, born in La, Accra, faced challenges with tuition fees after completing high school, leading to a delay in pursuing higher education. Eventually, he enrolled in the University of Ghana for a degree after 15 years. McKorley holds a diploma in Leadership from Lehigh University, Pennsylvania. He furthered his education with a Bachelor of Science and an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). Additionally, he received an honorary doctorate from the London Business School. McKorley has acquired several post-graduate certificates in entrepreneurship, leadership, transport, and logistics, among other fields, showcasing his commitment to continuous learning and professional development.Daniel McKorley serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the McDan Group of Companies, a position he has held since its establishment. In November 1999, he founded the McDan Shipping Company, headquartered in Accra, with branches in Tema and Takoradi. Through strategic partnerships with organizations like the Universal Freight Organization, Cross Trades, and the World Cargo Alliance (WCA), the company has expanded its presence to over 2000 major air and sea ports worldwide.Daniel McKorley, a prominent figure, has demonstrated a strong commitment to philanthropy and community support through several notable initiatives:

At the McDan Tennis Open West African Championship in May 2017, McKorley presented an air-conditioned Benz Bus (Sprinter) to the Ghana Tennis Federation, providing valuable support to the organization.

In 2017, McKorley contributed GH¢10,000 to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) in support of their awards night, held at the Banquet Hall of the State House, showcasing his appreciation for sports journalism.

Additionally, in September 2021, he extended financial support to actor Psalm Adjeteyfio, offering GH¢5,000 to aid him during a challenging time.

These actions highlight McKorley's dedication to giving back to the community and supporting various causes, including sports, journalism, and individuals in need.


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Date of Birth: June 17, 1971

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