Our Honored Awardees

We are pleased to announce the selection of the following leaders to receive the African Business Leaders of the Year award:

Mr. Strive Masiyiwa
Founder and Chairman, Econet Wireless

Mr. James M. Mworia
Managing Director and CEO, Centum Investment Company Limited

Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi
Owner and Chairman, MIDROC Ethiopia


Past Awardees
2013 African Business Leaders of the Year

·       Gervais Koffi Djondo – Chairman, Asky Airlines
·       Meck Khalfan – CEO and Co-Founder, Puku LLC
·       Gachao Kiuna – CEO and Managing Director, Trans-Century Ltd.
·       Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun – Executive Chairperson, United Africa Group

2012 African Business Leaders of the Year

·       Tony Elumelu – Chairman, Heirs Holdings, Nigeria
·       Tewolde GebreMariam – CEO, Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopia
·       Geoff Rothschild – Director, Government and International Relations at the    
       Johannesburg Stock
·       Admassu Tadesse – President and CEO,  PTA Bank, Burundi