We help businesses thrive in West Africa

Akoussa has evolved into a one-stop-shop providing various services including but not limited to Duty-Free & Ship Chandelling; with selected Duty-Free brands also represented at the Local Market level.

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Our Leadership

With head offices located in Lucerne, Switzerland, and with branch offices in Dakar, Accra and Lagos Akoussa is comprised of an expert hardworking team that is passionate about driving their retail stores, distribution business, and partnerships forwards, using innovative and up-to-date marketing strategies to see brand growth, resulting in rapid expansion.

Pape Diop
Founder and Head of Distribution
Thomas Hedegaard
Chief Executive Officer
Fabian Thorpe
Chief Investment Officer
Shuhail Ayyub
Commercial Director
Afolabi Laoye
Head of Legal

Your brand will be appreciated in the places we travel to

We believe in being trustworthy and creative. These are words which can be easily said , but they require dedication and commitment to put into practice. At Akoussa, we are proudly dedicated to living by these unchanging principles each and every day.