21 February 2020


The 5 business leaders shortlisted for the 2020 Africa CEO Forum Awards

Five African business executives have been shortlisted for the 2020 Africa CEO Forum Awards for contributing to Africa’s growth in the past year.

In partnership with Mazars (a global audit firm), the AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS will, for the eighth year in a row, recognise Africa’s most successful companies and individuals.

The business leaders nominated for the “CEO OF THE YEAR” category include Austin Avuru, CEO (Seplat), Zouhaïr Bennani, CEO (Label'Vie), Hassanein Hiridjee, CEO (Axian), James Mwangi, Group MD and CEO (Equity Group Holdings), and Herbert Wigwe, Group MD and CEO (Access Bank Group).

According to the organiser, these sectors include financial inclusion, food, ICT, green energy, e-commerce, and infrastructure.

Abdou Diop, Partner at Mazars, commented, “Once again, we were thoroughly impressed with the quality of the nominees and would like to congratulate all of them. It goes to show how much talent Africa holds and these success stories deserve to be celebrated. Mazars is very proud to be a part of the 2020 awards ceremony and we can’t wait to reveal the winners on 9 March.” Read the full article and complete list on nominees on Pulse here.