Africa’s titans of industry were named and celebrated in the glittering grand finale of the Johnnie Walker Blue Label CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on the 8th of November.
Paying homage to the pioneers who have shaped Africa’s business landscape in 2013, earlier this year the Johnnie Walker Blue Label CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards held three regional rounds – in West, East and Southern Africa – to select the most impactful business game-changers across five categories.
There was a Kenyan interest as Gachao Kiuna won the Young Business Leader gong. Here is the full list;
Business Leader of the Year: Michael Jordaan of Southern Africa, CEO of First National Bank.
Business Woman of the Year category: Southern Africa’s Mzinga Melu, Managing Director and CEO of National Bank of Commerce.
Entrepreneur of the Year:Francis Grogan, the CEO of Zambeef.
The Young Business Leader of the Year: Gachao Kiuna, the CEO and Managing Director of the Trans-Century Group.
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. Pascal G. Dozie for his invaluable contribution to the African business landscape in his role as Founder and Former Chairman/ CEO of Diamond Bank.