Nana Appiah Mensah, Chief Executive Officer the Zylofon conglomerate, Menzgold and other reputable firms, has annexed another prestigious award - adding to the plethora of others won in a short spate of time. He was adjudged the
In a short span, Nana Appiah Mensah has projected Zylofon as one of the most progressive business entities – setting up various viable entities under the brand including Zylofon Media (Radio, TV, Online), Zylofon Music, Zylofon Marketing, Zylofon Cash, Zylofon Events, Zylofon Arts Fund, Zylofon Arts Club, Zylofon Movies and Zylofon Publishing.
With Zylofon and Menzgold offices springing up steadily across the regions of the country, Nana Appiah has employed thousands of young, enterprising Ghanaians, who are building such a force in state activism and economic development.
Nana Appiah Mensah took his social media page to express his gratitude for the award. He wrote; “Thanks guys for the best wishes. We got the BEST BUSINESS EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR 2017 AWARD. A call to expand our tentacles whether or not our anchor holds, all in our resolve to create jobs and to ensure decent standards of life for the good citizens of Ghana, to develop a Ghana beyond foreign Aid.”
Ghana Entrepreneurs & Corporate Executive Awards is organized by Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana; the exclusive awards are aimed at recognizing the significance of Ghanaian entrepreneurs in Small, Medium and Large Enterprises (SMLEs) in sustaining economic growth, increasing trade, generating employment and creating new entrepreneurs in Ghana.
According to the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana, the award was created to recognize the most successful and respectful government officials, corporate chief executives, entrepreneurs, business executives who own and manage successful organizations in the private and public sector. Other winners were, John Peter Amewu – Minister for Land and Natural Resources, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, Dr. Felix Anyah – CEO of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital etc. Dr. Daniel McKorley, Group Chairman McDan Group of Companies won the ultimate Overall Best Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Below are the full list of winners:COPORATE EXECUTIVESMrs Emelia Adjei Ohene-Kena, Managing Director Royal Crown Packaging LimitedBest Packaging Industry CEO of the Year, 2017Mr Mustapha Ussif, Executive Director National Service SchemeBest Young CEO of the Year (Public Sector), 2017Yoofi Grant, Chief Executive Officer Ghana Investment Promotion CentreBest Business and Investment Service CEO of the Year (Public Sector), 2017Samuel Sakyi-Hyde, Chief Executive Officer Unicredit Ghana LimitedBest Non-Bank Financial Services CEO of the YearSolomon Lartey, Chief Executive Officer Activa International Insurance LimitedBest Insurance Services CEO of the YearKen Ashigbe, Immediate Past Managing Director Graphic Communications Group LimitedBest Media Communications CEO of the YearPatience E. Akyianu, Managing Director Barclays Bank of GhanaBest Woman CEO of the YearJosh Varkey, Managing Director Nyonkopa Cocoa Buying Company Limited Best Agri-Business Industry CEO of the YearYolanda Zoleka Cuba, Chief Executive Officer Vodafone GhanaBest Telecommunications Industry CEO of the YearAbiola Bawuah, Chief Executive Officer United Bank of AfricaBest Banking and Finance Services CEO of the YearJemima Oware, Registrar General’s Department Best Woman CEO of the Year (Public Sector)Dr. Nortey Omaboe, Chief Executive Officer Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNET)Best ICT and Trade Facilitation Services CEO of the Year (Public Sector)Dr. Felix Anyah, Chief Executive Officer Korle-Bu Teaching HospitalBest Healthcare Services CEO of the Year (Public Sector)Stephen Amoah, Chief Executive Officer Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC)Best Microfinance and Small Loans Service CEO of the YearPaul Asare Ansah, Director General Ghana Ports and Harbour AuthorityBest Maritime and Ports Industry CEO of the Year (Public Sector) Joe Anokye, Director General Natioanal Communications AuthorityBest Telecommunications Authority Industry CEO of the Year (Public Sector)
Entrepreneurs Dr. Edem Bart Williams, Chief Executive Officer Commerz Savings and LoansBest Non-Bank Financial Services Entrepreneur of the YearNicholas Bortey, Founder and Chief Executive Officer Liranz IT Consulting LimitedBest Technology and Innovation Entrepreneur of the YearIsaac Amoako-Mensah, Chief Executive Officer Classic Amodel Ghana Limited (CAGL)Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year Catherine Nana Esi Anowah Coffie, Chief Executive Officer Anowah Afrique LimitedBest Garments and Apparel Entrepreneur of the YearOmane Frimpong, Managing Director Wilkins Engineering LimitedBest Electrical and Renewable Energy Entrepreneur of the YearDr. Wisdom Amegbletor, Chief Executive Officer New Crystal Health Services LimitedBest Healthcare Entrepreneur of the YearRev. Dr. Kwaku Frimpong, Managing Director Frimps Oil Company LimitedBest Oil and Gas Entrepreneur of the YearJane Reason Ahadzie, Chief Executive Officer Stopover JRA EnterpriseBest Personal Care and Cosmetics Entrepreneur of the YearJonathan Lamptey, Chief Executive Officer Comsys Ghana Limited/Telesol LimitedBest IT and Telecommunications Entrepreneur of the YearGideon Ankrofi Ayiku, Chief Executive Officer Rehoboth Properties LimitedBest Real Estate and Property Development Entrepreneur of the YearGhazi Azar, Chairman and Managing Director Azar Group Best Manufacturing Entrepreneur of the YearDavid Osei Amankwah, Managing Director David Walter LimitedBest Civil Engineer and Building Construction Entrepreneur of the YearHarold Quarshie Awuah-Darko, Chairman Premium GroupBest Insurance and Pension Entrepreneur of the YearDr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister for EducationOverall Best Minister of the YearJohn Peter Amewu, Minister for Land and Natural ResourcesDistinguished Public Officer of the YearDr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, Groupe NduomEntrepreneur Hall of Fame AwardYvonne Nduom, senior Vice President Groupe NduomBest Woman Entrepreneur of the YearDaniel Awuah-Darko, Executive Group Chairman Vanguard GroupBest Group Chairman of the Year Felix Anyah, Chief Executive Officer Korle-Bu Teaching HospitalOverall Best CEO of the Year (Public Sector)Daniel McKorley, Group Chairman McDan Group of CompaniesOverall Best Entrepreneur of the Year