See the list of top 100 female CEOs in Africa that gets everyone talking,nunber 78 will shock you

 

2020 marks the beginning of a new calendar year and signifies the time to reflect on the previous year and project on the new year.

A list of rankings highlighting the accomplishments of top female CEOs across 24 countries in Africa is out.

This inaugural listing carried out by Reset Global People in partnership with Pulse and Avance Media is currently trending on the social media space obviously because of the personalities that made the list.

While many are celebrating Nigeria top female CEO’s for dominating the list some few names has been singled out for their consistency and tenacity in the corporate world.

Number 78 on the list of the rankings done in alphabetical order is Owen Omogiafo the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Transcorp Hotels Plc.

Prior to joining Transcorp Hotels Plc, Omogiafo was the Executive Director, Corporate Services at Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp).

Owen was the Chief Operating Officer at the Tony Elumelu Foundation, where she oversaw the $100m Programme aimed at identifying, mentoring and funding 10,000 entrepreneurs over 10 years. She has also been the Director of Resources at Heirs Holdings, a family-owned investment company chaired by Tony O. Elumelu CON. Owen’s past experience includes working at the United Bank for Africa Plc, as HR Advisor to the GMD/CEO and at Accenture as an Organisation and Human Performance Consultant, specializing in Change Management.

A Harvard trained executive, Owen is a certified Change Manager (Prosci Institute, USA) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, UK. She holds a B.Sc. in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Benin and an M.Sc. in Human Resources from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Owen is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria and a member of the Board of Avon Healthcare, where she sits on the Board Finance, Investment and Risk Committee and Board Audit & Governance, in a Non-Executive capacity.

She has bagged countless numbers of award along her illustrious career thus far.

From her aforementioned achievements no doubt her making the list was expected.

May you continually be honoured as we join your millions of fans on social media in celebrating yet another feat.

It is an acknowledgement and appreciation of the women leaders who introduce innovation and lead the change. CEOs, GMs, MDs and personalities with executive roles in the businesses or organizations are the focus of the list.

Detailing the criteria used in curating the list, Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media mentioned that the list highlights profit, impact and sustainability and the overall influence of the individual women over their sector, industry and community as a whole.

With representation from 24 countries, the list features women who are noted to have broken the glass ceiling from across diverse sectors, making a name and case for women leaders on the continent.

With representation from 24 countries, the list features women who are noted to have broken the glass ceiling from across diverse sectors, making a name and case for women leaders on the continent.

Once again we wish to congratulate all our women in Africa who are making us proud and wish our very own Owen Omogiafo the best of wishes in her fledgeling career.

 

Below is the list of 2019 Top 100 Women CEOs in Africa arranged in alphabetical order.

 

 

OsIgwe Omo-Ikirodah Editor-in-Chief iReporteronline writes in from Abuja.



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