August 19, 2017

About

Early Life & Education

Born in 1992 in Agona Swedru located in the Central Region of Ghana – West Africa, Eddy Koomson was raised in a Christian home with three (3) siblings, being the last born out of four (4). Eddy was raised in a very musical family, where he started singing in the church choir and playing the drums at the age of 4. He had his high school education in Aggrey Memorial A.M.E Zion school in Cape Coast, the city he grew up most of his life. He then gained admission at Bluecrest College in Accra, the capital of Ghana, where he studied Network Engineering and Internet Security.

Career

At just age 21, Eddy became the youngest employee at PZ Cussons GH LTD, a sister company of PZ Cussons Intl. with its headquarters in Manchester, UK, where he became the Assistant Digital Marketing Manager. Eddy worked with the African team, using digital innovations to transform the business as a whole, In 2015, Eddy and his boss (Stephen Boadi, former Head of Digital Marketing, Africa), won the best Facebook page at the Ghana Blogging Awards with Cussons Baby Ghana. In February 2016, he merited a Global Excellence in Marketing Award for brand building with the brand Cussons Baby Ghana. Eddy earned a Google Certification in 2015 to become a certified Google Partner as well as a Hootsuite Academy scholar in 2016. Eddy on the side has helped build online brands like the PL Crew Band, (Ghana’s best gospel band) where he also doubles as the head of administration and also rose to become the Head Of Production for biggest music seminar in West Africa, Bass Clinic.

Social Life

Eddy Koomson on the side is a bass player with one of the fast rising bands in Ghana (Mode Band) and has worked with many great musicians in the country with the likes of E.L, Kingzkid, Trigmatic, Cina Soul, Lamisi, King Promise and many others. Other international artistes include; Simi, Timi Dakolo, Brymo etc.

Eddy is currently the Digital Marketing Manager at Samsung Electronics West Africa.