The Choiseul 100 Africa is an annual study independently carried out by the Institut Choiseul. It identifies and ranks the Young African Leaders under 40 years old, who will play a major role in the continent’s economic development in the near future.
The list consists of young African business leaders, successful entrepreneurs and investors across various sectors, ranging from oil and gas, finance, mining, e-commerce, agro-business, information technology, e.t.c.
Igho Sanomi (40), CEO of Taleveras ranked 5th on the list, Abayomi Awobokun (36), GM, Oando Downstream ranked 14th on the list, Ada Osakwe (36), CEO, Afrolay Ventures ranked 38th, Rotimi Williams (36), CEO, Kereksuk ranked 43rd, Ladi Delano (34), GM, Bakrie Delano Africa ranked 47th.
Others are Chinwe Ajene-Sagna (38), West Africa Director, Jones Lang LaSalle, 66th; Tara Fela-Durotoye (38), CEO House of Tara International, 68th; Ndidi Nwuneli (40), Founder, LEAP Africa, 80th; and Kamil Olufowobi (37), Director of Acceptance Development, MasterCard West Africa, 94th.
The top 5 persons on the list are Mohammed Dewji (40), CEO, MeTL, from Tanzania; Mehdi Tazi (39), CEO, Saham Assurance Morocco, from Morocco; Busisa Moyo (34), CEO, United Refineries, from Zimbabwe; Zukie Siyotula (34), CEO, Three Capital, from South Africa and Igho Sanomi.
See the full list HERE.