Nominated for Young African CEO of the Year

This will be the first time the African CEO Awards has added will be awarding the Young CEO of the Year.

 

Mr. Delle is the only Ghanaian CEO  to be named in the 8- man shortlist which comprises some of the top CEOs on the continent.

He is mentioned alongside greats like Ashish J. Thakkar, Founder and CEO, MARA GROUP, Gossy Ukanwoke, Founder, BAU R&D and Jason Njoku, Co-Founder and CEO, IROKO.

This will be the first time the African CEO Awards will be awarding the Young CEO of the Year.

This  award, which  is in partnership with GE, is awarded to a CEO under 40 who leads an African business that shows great promise according to the following criteria:

At the event, achievements of CEOs and companies in Africa will be honored during the as new category “YOUNG CEO OF THE YEAR” has been introduced and will recognize the achievements of a young and upcoming CEO.

A press release issued indicated that the AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS honor companies and investors whose strategies have demonstrated their commitment to play a part in Africa’s growth over the past year.

Six prizes will be announced on  21 March 2016, in the presence of Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank.

Below are Finalists in the various categories:

AFRICAN COMPANY OF THE YEAR1. ASCENDIS HEALTH2. DANGOTE GROUP3. ISON GROUP4. MAROC TELECOM5. NASPERS6. SAFARICOM7. SANLAM8. SEPLAT

AFRICAN BANK OF THE YEAR 1. AFRILAND FIRST BANK 2. ATTIJARIWAFA BANK3. BGFIBANK HOLDING4. GUARANTY TRUST BANK5. GROUPE BANQUE POPULAIRE 6. RAWBANK7. STANDARD BANK GROUP8. ZENITH BANK

PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTOR OF THE YEAR1. AFRICA FINANCE CORPORATION2. AFRICINVEST3. AMETHIS FINANCE4. BLACKSTONE5. ECP6. KKR7. VITAL CAPITAL FUND8. WENDEL AFRICAINTERNATIONAL CORPORATION OF THE YEAR1. AFRICA INTERNET GROUP2. AXA3. CFAO4. G4S5. HEINEKEN6. OLAM7. NECOTRANS8. UNILEVER

CEO OF THE YEAR1. Aliko Dangote, President / CEO, DANGOTE GROUP2. Brahim Benjelloun-Touimi, Chairman of the board, BANK OF AFRICA GROUP

3. Divine Ndhlukula, Founder and MD, SECURICO4. Fatima Beyina-Moussa, MD, ECAIR5. Jaswinder Bedi, CEO, BEDI INVESTMENTS6. Jean Kacou Diagou, President, NSIA GROUP7. Oba Otudeko, President, HONEYWELL GROUP8. Zouhair Bennani, CEO, LABEL’VIEYOUNG CEO OF THE YEAR1. Ashish J. Thakkar, Founder and CEO, MARA GROUP2. Gossy Ukanwoke, Founder, BAU R&D3. Jason Njoku, Co-Founder and CEO, IROKO4. Manuel Osa Nsue Nsua, CEO, BANCO NACIONAL DE GUINEA ECUATORIAL5. Michael Macharia, Founder and Group CEO, SEVEN SEAS TECHNOLOGIES6. Saad Sefrioui, MD, GROUPE ADDOHA7. Sangu Delle, Founder and CEO, GOLDEN PALM INVESTMENTS8. Sébastien Kadio-Morokro, MD, PETRO IVOIRE

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