Transcorp President Omogiafo bags All Africa Businesswoman of the Year award

The President of Transcorp Group, Dr. Owen Omogiafo, has won the All Africa Businesswoman of the Year award.

Transcorp Group, in a statement made available to The Star on Sunday, June 25, said the award was presented by African financial services company, Absa Group Limited, at the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA), in partnership with CNBC Africa.

The President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Afrexim Bank, Prof. Benedict Oramah, was named Business Leader of the Year; the President of MeTL Group, Mohammed Dewji, was recognised as the Industrialist of the Year, while the Group MD and CEO of Kenya’s Equity Bank, Dr. James Mwangi, received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Transcorp Group added that the All Africa Businesswoman of the Year award “is a testament to Dr. Omogiafo’s exceptional leadership, unwavering commitment to excellence, and significant contributions to the African business landscape.

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“Her visionary approach and strategic acumen have propelled Transcorp Group to new heights, cementing its position as a leading conglomerate in Africa.

“Omogiafo’s success extends far beyond this recent recognition. With a remarkable career spanning several decades, she has consistently demonstrated her prowess in driving growth, fostering innovation, and championing transformative change.

“Under her dynamic leadership, Transcorp Group has experienced substantial expansion, diversifying its portfolio across various sectors and establishing a strong presence in key African markets.

“In addition to her role as President of Transcorp Group, Omogiafo has garnered admiration and respect for her tireless efforts in advancing the business community in Africa. She has been instrumental in promoting inclusive business practices, empowering women leaders, and nurturing entrepreneurial talent across the continent,” it noted.

The Star

Segun Ojo

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