If you follow Cynthia Nyamai on Twitter then you have been getting tweets on her timeline that will be of interest to all follow business trends. The tweets are from the regional round of the second All Africa Business Leader Awards that happened at the Serena Hotel in Kigali Rwanda last night. These awards are brought to you by Johnnie Walker together with CNBC Africa.
The Johnnie Walker Blue Label CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards are meant to acknowledge pioneers in several diverse fields of business on the African Continent. The awards that that happened were the nominees for those who would be battling it out with their colleagues from other regions come the awards night on the 8th of November in Durban, at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre.
The finalist’s for each category in the East African round are:
- Business Leader of the Year – James Gatera – CEO, Bank of Kigali
- Business Woman of the Year 2013- Priya Budhabatti – Head of Human Resources, Craft Silicon Kenya ICT and Craft Silicon foundation Kenya.
- Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 – Peter Nduati (pictured) – Founder and CEO, Resolution Health East Africa, Ltd.
- Lifetime Achievement Award – The late Dr James Mulwana, former Chairman of Standard Chartered Bank Uganda.
- Young Business Leader of the Year 2013 – Gachao Kiuna – CEO and Managing Director, Trans-Century Group
East Africa Business Woman of the Year – Priya Budhabhatti, Head of Human Resources at Craft Silicon
East Africa Lifetime Achievement Award -The late business leader, Dr. James Mulwana. Mrs Sarah Mulwana and Miss Babara Mulwana received the award in his honour
Young Business Leader of the Year – Mr Mumo Mathengi received the award on behalf Dr. Gachao Kiuna, CEO and Managing Director of the Trans-Century Group
Congratulations on your win and good luck in November folks.