Kenyan bank chief, Zimbabwe's richest man among individuals shortlisted for Africa CEO award

The award ceremony will take place on 26 March 2018 in Abidjan.

Mr Mwangi was recognised as among leaders, companies and investors whose strategies and performance made contributions towards Africa’s growth.

The other African executives in the list include founder and chairman of Econet group Strive Masiyiwa, Zenish Bank chief executive Jim Ovia, Attijariwafa Bank's Mohamed El-Kettani, Telcar Cocoa’s boss Kate Kanyi, BUA Group founder and chairman Abdulsamad Rabiu and Saham Finances managing director Nadia Fettah.

Chandaria Group Chief Executive Darshan Chandaria has also been shortlisted for the coveted Young CEO award with Safaricom listed in the CSR Strategy of the Year.

This will be the sixth edition of the fete that seeks to recognize the companies and investors that have shaped the year in Africa.

The awards ceremony will take place during the Africa CEO Forum gala dinner on 26 March 2018, in Abidjan.

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