The Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG) has opened nominations for the 9th edition of its flagship Ghana Entrepreneur and Corporate Executive Awards 2019.
The deadline for nominations to be entered for Ghana’s most prestigious awards for entrepreneurs & corporate executives is 22nd February, 2019.
The Ghana Entrepreneurs & Corporate Executives Awards 2018 is an initiative of Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana (EFG).
Award winners will be honoured at a gala dinner scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Accra, on the theme ‘Promoting United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals through Private and Public Sector Partnership’.
GECEA is an initiative to honour, reward, inspire and recognise the most successful and respected corporate executives, entrepreneurs, business executives and public service executives who own and manage successful organisations in the private and public sectors.
The awards spotlight is on the success of individuals in top executive positions who make the companies profitable: such as Founders, CEOs, Managing Directors, Board Chairpersons, Director Generals, Directors and Corporate senior-level management.
The intention is to give a worthy individual the recognition he/she deserves, as well as to use their example to inspire other companies, corporate executives, public sector executives and business leaders to achieve similar success.
The Entrepreneur awards focus on the exceptional contribution by entrepreneurs and business executives who drive Ghana’s private sector.
The Entrepreneur and Business Executives Award categories include: Overall Best Entrepreneur Award, Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year, Outstanding Entrepreneurial Personality Award, Outstanding Entrepreneurial Leadership Award, Lifetime Entrepreneurial Achievement Award, Outstanding Female Entrepreneur of the year, Outstanding Young Entrepreneur, and Most Promising Entrepreneur.
Others are: Overall Best Business Personality Award, Young Business Executive Award, Female Business Executive Award and Business Executive Award.
There will also be sector awards in healthcare, banking and finance, herbal industry, IT/Telecommunication, agro-processing, manufacturing, financial services, non-banking, life/ general insurance, property and real estate, and oil and gas.
The Corporate & Public Service Executives award focuses on the exceptional contribution by public and private sector Chief Executives, Managing Directors and Senior Management who drive Ghana’s greatest organisations.
Corporate & Public Service Executives award categories include: Overall Best Corporate Executive Award, Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Year, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Year, Managing Director of the Year, Country Manager of the Year, Chief Operating Officer of the Year. Female Chief Executive, Director General of the Year, Board Chairpersons, Young Chief Executive, Most Promising Chief Executive, Petroleum Chief Executive, Oil & Gas Marketing Chief Executive, Financial Services Chief Executive, Agri-business Chief Executive, Media Chief Executive, and Healthcare Chief Executive.
The rest are Telecommunication Chief Executive of the Year, Information Technology Chief Executive, Business & Investment Chief Executive, Life/General Insurance Chief Executive, Infrastructure Chief Executive, Airline Chief Executive, Manufacturing Chief Executive and Mining Chief Executive.
The Distinguished Honorary Award will focus on the careers of distinguished public servants and diplomatic personalities for promoting economic development.
The Distinguished Honorary award categories includes: Distinguished Public Officer of the Year, Outstanding Public Service Personality Award, Young Public Officer Award, and Most Promising Public Officer of the Year.
Nomination forms and information can be downloaded from the website: www.efghana.org.gh