Dr. Daniel McKorley

He is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the McDan Group of Companies, a Ghanaian conglomerate that delivers a broad spectrum of services in shipping and logistics, oil and gas, aviation, construction, salt mining, agribusiness, agro-processing and private security services. The McDan Group has regional and global offices in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Equatorial Guinea, China, UK and the USA.



16 June 1971


Accra, Ghana

Awards & Recognition

Through the efforts of Dr. Daniel McKorley and his dedicated team, the McDan Group has won several awards. Notable among such awards include but not limited to the following:

  • 2021- 5th EMY Africa Awards-Man of the year
  • 2019 Ghana Entrepreneur & Corporate Executive Awards- Outstanding Entrepreneur in Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2018
  • 2019- 4th EMY Africa Awards- Magnate Award (Man of the Year- Business)
  • 2019 Ghana Shippers Awards – Entrepreneur of the year 2018
  • 2018 Ghana Shippers Awards
  • 2018 Ghana Entrepreneur & Corporate Executive Awards
  • 2017 Number 36 best Company, Ghana Club 100.
  • 2017 UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce – Logistics Company of the Year
  • 2017 Ghana National Aviation Awards – Freight Forwarder of the Year
  • 2017 Ghana Shippers Awards – Brand of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year & Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility
  • 2017 EMY Awards
  • 2017 Maritime Cargo Services Provider of the Year
  • 2017 Ghana Maritime and Shipping Awards – Overall Best Freight forwarder
  • 2016 Ghana National Aviation Awards- Indigenous Company of the Year
  • 2015 Automotive & Transportation Sector Awards by AGI
  • 2015 Leading Clearing and Forwarding Company in West Africa
  • Best Trade Name, New Millennium Award, Paris.
  • 2012 International Award for Excellence and Business Prestige, Gold, Quality Summit New York
  • 2007 Golden Transport Award
  • New Millennium Award, Madrid – Spain


Dr. McKorley holds a Diploma in Leadership from the Lehigh University Pennsylvania USA, BSc & MBA in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship – Ghana Institute of
Management & Public Administration and an Honorary Doctorate Degree by the Prestigious London Business School.


Dr. McKorley has led his team to achieve significant milestones including;
– Being the logistics and port operations company for Springfield Group’s Exploration on West Cape Three Points Block 2
– the first and only freight forwarding company to obtain air carrier license, ground handling license and Fixed Base Operation (FBO) License.
– a trusted freight forwarding and logistics partner of many top multinationals, large corporations, SMEs and the first to run a private terminal in Ghana
– a partner of the WCA (World Cargo Alliance) and JC Trans-an opportunity that gives the company presence in over 2400 major air and sea ports worldwide.


January 2022 / Maclean Kwofi (

First private jet terminal will attract businesses — Daniel McKorley

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the McDan Group of Companies, Mr Daniel McKorley, has said the newly inaugurated private jet terminal at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra is to help position the country as a preferred destination for investors.

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June 2022 /

Eco-Clean Ghana Wins #McDanYouthConnect Pitch Series

Eco-Clean Ghana, an initiative of students in UDS Wa Campus, has emerge the winner of the #McDanYouthConnect Pitch Series held at the University of Development Studies, Tamale.
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August 2021 / Linda Anderson (

Dr Daniel McKorley: CEO of McDan Group in Ghana Advices Individuals to help Others Through Tangible Actions

Well-known Ghanaian business mogul, Dr Daniel McKorley, has recently taken to social media to admonish individuals to move from helping out people through posts on social media to taking meaningful actions.
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