The FCC has divided its responsibilities into several divisional directorates, departments and units in order to effectively carry out its functions. The Director General is the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission and is responsible for ensuring the functions of the Commission are carried out competently and honestly. The following is a short profile of FCC directors:
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 3 of the Second Schedule of the Fair Competition Act (FCA) of 2003, the Director General shall be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the FCC subject to the directions of the Commission. The Director General is also the Chief Inspector of Merchandise Marks Act (MMA) of 1963 as amended.
The Director of Restrictive Trade Practices reports to the Director General and is responsible for advising the Director General on matters related to anti-competitive agreements, abuse of dominance, un-notified mergers and enforcement of Commission decisions in relation to FCA and overall management of two departments in the division, namely; Monopolies & Cartel.
Director of Research, Mergers and Acquisition (DRMA)
The Director of Research, Mergers and Acquisition reports to the Director General and is responsible for advising the Director General on matters related to competition research, mergers, exemption and advocacy, including the overall management of three departments in the division namely; Competition & Market Research, Mergers & Exemptions and Advocacy
Director of Consumer Protection and Anti-Counterfeits (DCPA)
The Director of Consumer Protection and Anti-counterfeits reports to the Director General and is responsible for assisting the Chief Inspector in the implementation of the Merchandise Marks Act, 1963 as amended and the overall management three departments in the division namely; Consumer Protection, Anti-Counterfeits & Consumer Education.
Director of Corporate Affairs (DCA)
The Director of Corporate Affairs reports to the Director General and is responsible for the management and administration of internal affairs of the FCC including overall management of two departments in the division namely; Human Resource & Administration, Finance & Accounts.