Ghana’s leading business magazine, Business World has released a list of Ghana 20 under 40 influential business leaders for the year 2014. The list, which appeared in its January 2015 issue with the headline ‘Ghana’s 20 influential business leaders under 40’ seeks to celebrate entrepreneurs who have made their mark in their various fields of expertise.
Why the Ghana 20 under 40 influential business leaders list?
Speaking on the rationale behind the list, Editor of the Business World Magazine, Emmanuel Kwablah, said, “…the List recognizes not only commercial drive and personal determination, but also the disruptive nature of their activities and their challenge of the status quo in the industries they operate..”
Individuals who made the list were selected from an extensive list of nominations received during a three week online nomination on www.businessworldghana.com .
Who made the list?
Those who made the list included; CEO and founder of construction company EUGO TERRANO, Eunice Ogbugo (33), CEO of GCEEI, John Armah (22), Fred Deegbe Jnr, CEO and co-founder of Heel-the-world (29), Baafour A Adjei, CEO of Genser-Power Plant (34), Director of Beaufort Properties, Ernest Hanson (34), mPedigree’s Bright Simmons (33) and PwC’s Ayesha Bedwei (37).
Others are Hospitality and Communications expert, Samson Deen, CEO and co-founder of Rancard, Kofi Dadzie (37), Christie Brown’s Aisha Ayensu (29), Shirley Frimpong Manso, CEO of Sparrow Productions (37), Founder/CEO of TXT GHANA, Nii Sodja Laryea, and CITI FM’s Bernard Koku Avle (33).
Senyo Hosi, CEO of Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors , Kosi Yankey of Nuba Foods, Founder of Golden Palm Investments, Sangu Delle (28), Insel Communications’ Russel Eni, M.anifest (32), SMSGH’s Alex Adjei Bram and Kofi Agyei, Partner at Bullion Investment Group also made the list.
It’ll happen again
The ’20 under 40’ segment is an annual List compiled by Business World to celebrate entrepreneurship in all fields.