The finalists of the 2014 CNBC Africa Business Leaders Awards West Africa were announced last night and we are so excited by the list specifically the Young Business Leader of the Year category.
See the complete list below.
BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR WEST AFRICA
1. Atedo N.A Peterside- Chairman, Stanbic IBTC holdings PLC
2. Obinna Ufudo- President/CEO, Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp)
3. Oscar N. Onyema- CEO, Nigerian Stock Exchange
4. Randall Edward Buday- MD, DHL International Nigeria
BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR WEST AFRICA
1. Adenike Ogunlesi- Founder & CRO, Ruff ‘n’ Tumble
2. Arunma Oteh- DG, Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigeria
3. Olubukunola A. George- Founder & CEO, HealthPlus Nigeria
4. Sola David-Borha- CEO, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC
5. Swaady M. Martin-Leke- Founder & CEO, Yswara Luxury, Cote d’Ivoire
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR WEST AFRICA
1. Marc Arthur Zang- Founder & CEO, Himore Medical Equipment, Cameroon
2. Paola Audrey Ndengue- Founder- Fashizblack Magazine, Pannelle & Co Agency, France
3. Tayo Oviosu- Founder & CEO- Pagatech, Nigeria
YOUNG BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR WEST AFRICA
1. Chude Jideonwo- Co- Founder and Managing Partner, Red Media
2. Adebola Tokunbo Williams- Co-Founder and Partner, Red Media
3. Christian Ngan- Founder/CEO, Madlyn Cazalis Group, Cameroon
4. Oluseun Onigbinde- Co-Founder/Lead Partner, BudgIT
5. Seth Akumani- Co-Founder/ CEO, Claimsync Ghana
Congrats to the finalists!