Forvis Mazars congratulates the winners and nominees of the Africa CEO Forum Awards

Forvis Mazars was the proud sponsor of the Africa CEO Forum awards bringing its auditing expertise to the selection process of the awards’ nominees and winners.

Through this partnership Forvis Mazars demonstrates its commitment to supporting the firms, institutions and individuals shaping the future of the continent. We were delighted to attend the ceremony and contribute to the recognition of those who are boosting the Continent’s growth.

5 winners emerged from over a hundred applications.

The Ethiopian airline company Ethiopian Airlines took home the African Champion of the year award in recognition of the company’s contribution to building strong links within Africa.

Mohamed El Kettani was named CEO of the year. Forvis Mazars in Morocco Managing Partner Abdou Diop had the honour to hand AttijariWafa Bank CEO this prestigious award.

Nigerian tech-enabled logistics platform Kobo360 was named Disruptor of the year. The award recognises the digitalisation and ground-breaking innovation the firm is bringing in the logistics industry.

Access Bank’s future-defining initiatives to promote gender equality were praised as they received the Gender Leader of the year award.

Last but not least, Engie Africa was named International Firm of the year for the remarkable economic and social impact it had on the continent

Commenting on the awards, Abdou Diop, Managing Partner of Forvis Mazars in Morocco, said: "We have reviewed over a hundred very impressive applications and I’d like to warmly congratulates all the shortlisted firms and individuals for the positive impact they are having in Africa. I’d also like to thank the winners for the example they are setting and for being such inspirational role models for the African youth”.

Africa CEO Forum Awards Winners

About the Africa CEO Forum

The Africa CEO Forum is the leading international conference dedicated to the private sector in Africa and hosts the continent’s top CEOs, international investors, experts and high-level policy makers every year.

The Africa CEO Forum has an unparalleled ability to mobilize, offer cutting-edge content and attract global media coverage. It is committed to unlocking Africa’s economic potential by championing private sector-led growth, leading discussions around innovative public policies and sustainable business.

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