Ghanaian reggae and dancehall artiste Stonebwoy has been named among the 2019 list of Top 50 Young CEOs in Ghana released by YCEO & Avance Media.
Other notable personalities who made the list include entrepreneurs such as D-Black of Black Avenue Music, Beryl Agyekum Ayaaba of EchoHouse, Dentaa Amoateng of GUBA Awards & Richie Mensah of Lynx Entertainment.
The list of the Top 50 Young CEOs in Ghana is an annual ranking which celebrates and acknowledges young Ghanaian CEOs excelling in various sectors of the economy.
The 2019 list features 50 of Ghana’s most successful young business leaders across finance, technology, entertainment, agribusiness, fashion, social enterprise and media.
The list which was launched in 2018, has set out to honour distinguished young people pursuing the agenda of providing solutions to some of Ghana’s pertinent problems.
Martin Sedem, founder of YCEO expressed delight about the accomplishments of the honourees and their passion towards creating a better economy by leading the way to create jobs and solve the unemployment situation in Ghana and the rest of Africa.
According to research lead, Prince Akpah, this year’s list themed: Futuristic CEOs, features young entrepreneurs and leaders selected from notable private and public institutions who have displayed outstanding leadership with an inspiring story worth emulating by other young people across Africa.
Below is the full list of the 2019 Top 50 Young CEOs in Ghana arranged in alphabetical order:
1. Alhaji Salamu Amadu || Afro Arab Group of Companies
2. Anthony Dzamefe || Caveman Watches
3. Awura Abena Agyeman || Wear Ghana
4. Beryl Agyekum Ayaaba || EchoHouse Ghana
5. Caroline Pomeyie || ProFish Ghana
6. Claud Kweku A. Hutchful || DreamOval
7. Daniel Kojo Soboh || Cabon AV
8. David Asante || Ghana Publishing Company
9. Dentaa Amoateng MBE || GUBA Awards
10. Desmond Kwesi Blackmore (Dblack) || Black Avenue Music
11. Elsie Appau-Klu || Acreaty Management Plc
12. Emmanuel Ansah Amprofi || TROTRO Tractor Ltd
13. Emmanuel Kojo Jones-Mensah || Empire Domus
14. Emmanuel Sin-nyet Asigri || National Youth Authority
15. Eric Ofosu Nkansah || Accra Digital Center
16. Ernest De-Graft Egyir || Chief Executives Network Ghana Ltd
17. Francis Obirikorang || Agrocenta
18. Gloria Akoto || First Finance Company Limited
19. Gregory Rockson || mPharma
20. Hanan Abdul-Wahab || National Food Buffer Stock Company
21. Hayford Siaw || Ghana Library Authority
22. John Dumelo || Farmer
23. Jorge Appiah || Kumasi Hive
24. Josiah Kwesi Eyison || iSpace
25. Kafui Adzah || Akosombo Bar
26. Kevin Okyere || Springfield Group
27. Kofi Asamoah || Kofas Media
28. Kosi Yankey || NBSSI
29. Kwabena Boateng || Plantation Resources Limited
30. Kwadwo Safo Jnr. || Kantanka Automobile
31. Kwaku Boateng Akuoko || Brommon Bespoke
32. Kwame A.A. Opoku || The Reset Global People
33. Latif Abubakar || Globe Productions
34. Lexy Owusu-Boahene || LX HR Solutions
35. Livingstone Etse Satekla (Stonebwoy) || Burniton Music
36. MacCarthy Mac-Gbathy || Hopin Academy
37. Mustapha Ussif || National Service Scheme
38. Nelson Amo || Innohub
39. Peter Sedufia || OldFilm Productions
40. Prince Bonney || iCode Hub
41. Rashida Nasamu || I-ZAR Group
42. Regina Honu || Soronko Solutions
43. Richard Adjei Mensah Ofori Atta || E ON 3 Group
44. Richard Briandt || Codetrain
45. Richie Mensah || Lynx Entertainment
46. Roberta Annan || Roberta Annan Consulting
47. Sadiq Abdulai Abu || 3 Music Network
48. Sangu Delle || Golden Palm Investments Corporation
49. Shadrack Frimpong || Cocoa360
50. William Edem Senyo || Impact Hub Accra