AWARD WINNER 2014



 Africa Leadership Awards


Africa Leadership Awards 2014
  • Ravi Rughoonundun, Head of Merchandising & Corporate Affairs, Compagnie Mauricienne de Textile Ltée
  • Julius W Steyn, Founder, World Trade Center Africa Initiative, CEO, Exchange Trust
  • Sudhir Misri, Chief Executive Officer, FTM Mauritius Ltd
  • Alvin Rampersand, Director - Executive Project Manager and Chartered Quantity Surveyor, HSIP Project Managers (Mauritius) Ltd
  • Bhagwansing Dabeesing, Chief Executive Officer, State Land Development Co. Ltd.
  • Ashley S Gokhool, Chief Financial Officer, STR Marketing Ltee
  • Deven Coopoosamy, Head of Sales & Marketing, CIM Global Management Services Ltd
  • Vamen Poonoosamy Chief Executive Officer, ibuzz Communications
Africa Leadership Award For Outstanding Contribution to Commerce and Tourism
  • Hon. Dr. Ibrahim Mohammed, Principal Secretary - Commerce & Tourism, Ministry of East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism
Africa Leadership Award (Promotion Of Tourism & Hospitality Industry)
  • The Hon. Minister, Eng. Dr. Walter Mzembi, Ministry of Tourism & Hospitality Industry, Republic Of Zimbabwe
Africa Leadership Awards (Finance)
  • Corneille Kakrekezi, Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer Africa RE (African Reinsurance Corporation)
  • Steve Kyerematen, Chief Information Officer, Activa International Insurance Company Ghana
  • Admassu Tadesse, President & Chief Executive, PTA Bank
Africa Leadership Awards (Information Technology)
  • Charles Cartier, Director- Mauritius Service Centre, Global Business Services
Africa Leadership Awards (Quality)
  • Geeanduth Gopee, Director-General, Officer Of Public Sector Governance (OPSG)
  • Kemraz Mohee, General Manager- State Informatics Limited
Africa Leadership Awards (Information & Communication Technology)
  • Mr. Ajay Dheeraj Baijnath, Director, BBCWYSE Technology Co.Ltd.
  • Hon. Consul. Bernard Eric Tyhpis Degtyarenko, CEO, Quickbooksmu.com Business Intelligence Experts
  • Vidia Mooneegan, Sr. Vice President & MD, Ceridian Mauritius
  • Angela Oochit, CEO, Mauricall International Ltd.
  • Dr. Viv Padayatchy, General Manager, Cyber Naptics
  • Kevin Louis N. Obeegadoo, MD, I.M.S Ltd.
  • Faizal Bahemia, Regional Sales Manager, Westcon
  • Shakeel Navaz, CSS
  • Shakil Abdool Raman, Director , Slamdunk Solutions Ltd.
  • Dr. Mukund Krishna Oolun, Chief Executive Officer, Information & Communication Technologies Authority
  • Michel Teyssedre, Managing Director, Expand Technology (Holding) Limited
  • David Sauvage, Director, AdaLabs Ltd.
Africa Leadership Award (Science & Technology)
  • Prof. Soodursun Jugessur, Pro-Chancellor & Chairman, University Of Mauritius, Chairman, Mauritius Research Council, University Of Mauritius
Africa Leadership Award (Human Resources)
  • Beatrice Vilbro-Finette, Director, Creative HR Soultions
Africa Leadership Award (Oil & Gas)
  • Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra, Managing Director, Indian Oil (Mauritius)
Africa Leadership Award (Real Estate)
  • Cedric Marin, Director & Partner, Park Lane Properties
  • Philippe de Beer, Director, Park Lane Properties
Africa Leadership Award (Energy)
  • Jay Ireland, President & CEO, GE Africa
Africa Leadership Award (Hospitality)
  • Gert Puchtler, General Manager, Constance Belle Mare Plage
Africa Leadership Award (Architecture)
  • Eric Chavoix, Architect D.E.S.A, Eric Chavoix Architects
Africa Leadership Award (Promotion Of Distance Education)
  • Prof. Tolly Salvator Augustin Mbwette, Vice Chancellor, Open University Of Tanzania
Africa Leadership Award (Promotion Of Trade Body)
  • Afzal Delbar, Managing Director, Silver Line Services
Africa Leadership Award (Promotion Of Commerce & Industry)
  • Kiprono Kittony, National Chairman, The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Africa Leadership Award (Promotion Of Enviroment)
  • Mr. Michel Aticha, Former Director with the United Nations, Vice President of FAFICS, Mauritius Academy Of Science & Technology
Africa Leadership Award (Promotion Of Renewable Energy)
  • Marcos S. Bitew, CEO, African Power Initiative
Africa Leadership Award (Communication Excellence)
  • Hatem Hariri, Managing Director, Avaya Africa
Africa Leadership Awards (Tourism)
  • Daniel Saramandif, President - Association of Tourism Professionals
Africa Leadership Awards (Pharma)
  • Norina Sookmoulla Managing Director, Norina Co. Ltd.
Young Achiever of The Year
  • Summun Shakeel, Chief Operating Officer & CFO, BAI Co (Mtius) Ltd
Marketing Communication Professional of The Year
  • javed Bolah, Vice President - Media & Communication, BAI Co (Mtius) Ltd

 Africa Brand Leadership Awards


Africa Brand Leadership Awards
  • Francis Dadzie, Executive Director, Advertising Association of Ghana
  • Parag Sen, Chief Marketing Officer & Enterprise Business Head, Visafone Communications Ltd)
  • Nandos

 Africa HR Leadership Awards


HR Leadership Award
  • Pumza Seokane, Head - HR, Aspen Pharmacare
  • Vishnoo Luximan, Senior Manager, Group Human Resources, Swan Group
  • Peter John SMITH, Group HR Manager, Mauritius Oil Refineries Ltd.
  • Teddy Mary Mbabazi, Country Human Resources Manager, Plan Uganda
  • Denise Veeran, Group Human Capital Director, CRANE
  • Nishal Aulum, Senior HR Business Partner, Barclays Bank Mauritius Limited
  • Ashvin Geerjanan, HR Manager, Harel Mallac & Co. Ltd
  • Dennis Mukuu, HR Business Partner, Central Bank of Kenya
  • Deepak Balgobin, Director - HR & External Affairs, Shanti Maurice – A Nira Resort
  • Peter Tladinyane, Director – HR, BOTSWANA COMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY AUTHORITY
  • Philimon Chitagu, GM - HR and Administration, Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited
  • Maureen Treanor, Head - Human Resource & Change Management, AfrAsia Bank Limited

 Africa Best Employer Brand Awards


Africa Best Employer Brand Awards
  • Rogers Group
  • Aspen Pharmacare
  • Competition Authority - Botswana
  • BAI Co (Mtius) Ltd.
  • Barclays Bank Ghana
  • Allied Technologies
  • South African Airways
  • MARA ISON Technologies Ltd.
  • Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe
  • TAAG-Angola Airlines
  • Schneider Electric
  • Zensar Technologies
  • Etisalat Misr
  • Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd.
Leadership Excellence in Mentoring
  • Carrie Rich, CEO & Co-Founder, The Global Good Fund
Award for Excellence in Training
  • Zensar Technologies
  • Intercontinental Trust Limited
Promoting Health in the Workplace
  • AfroCentric Health Limited
Award for Talent Management
  • AfroCentric Health Limited
  • Kirloskar Brothers Limited
Award for HR Strategy
  • AfroCentric Health Limited

 Africa Education Leadership Awards


Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education
  • Professor Margee M Ensign, President, The American University of Nigeria
  • Professor Dominic Makawiti, Vice Chancellor, Maseno University
  • Dr Oomandra Nath Varma, Director, Mauritius Institute of Education
  • Dr. Fikre Lemessa, President, Jimma University
  • Prof. Noah O. Midamba, Vice Chancellor, KCA University
  • Professor William Otoo Ellis, Vice-Chancellor, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
  • Philip Mututa, Executive Director, Zambian College of Open Learning
Best Professor in Petroleum and Energy Engineering
  • Prof. Magdi M. Nasrallah, Founder and Schlumberger Chair Professor, Department of Petroleum and Energy Engineering, American University in Cairo
Best Professor in Economic and Business Sciences
  • Prof. Jannie Rossouw, Head of School of Economics & Business Sciences, WITS University
Best Professor in Human Resource Management
  • Prof. Karel Stanz, Head – Department of Human Resources Management, University of Pretoria
Best Professor in Mathematics
  • Prof. Silas Onyango PhD, Dean, School of Business and Public Management , KCA University
Best Professor in Tourism Leisure and Services
  • Perunjodi Naidoo, Head of Department, Department of Tourism, Leisure and Services, School of Sustainable Development and Tourism (SSDT), University of Technology Mauritius
Best Professor in Tourism Leisure and Services Africa Leadership Award (Education)
  • Professor (Mrs) R MOHEE, C.S.K, Vice-Chancellor, University of Mauritius
  • Prof Josua P Meyer, Chair: School of Engineering and Head: Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of Pretoria
  • Eng Quinton Kanhukamwe, Vice Chancellor, Harare Institute of Technology
  • B Madhou, Director General, Mahatma Gandhi Institute and the Rabindranath Tagore Institute
  • Rose Nhamo, Managing Director, Distinctive Consultancy Services

 Africa Sustainability Leadership Awards


Best Sustainable Business Practices
  • State Bank of India

 Africa Responsible Business Leadership Awards


Best Sustainable Business Practices
  • State Bank of India

 Africa CSR Leadership Awards


Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices
  • State Bank of India

 Africa Water Leadership Awards


Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices
  • UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education

 Africa Learning Leadership Awards


Best eLearning Project
  • ITAD GROUP
Best use of Blended Learning
  • ITAD GROUP

 Africa Sports Management Leadership Awards


The Most Innovative Sports Event
  • Boxing Association of Sri Lanka
  • H. H. Shaikh Khalid Bin hamad Bin Isa Alkhalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council of Youth & Sports, chairman of the Bahrain Athletics Association, Bahrain Olympic Committee
Outstanding Individual Contribution to Sports
  • Dian Gomes, Group Director, MAS Holdings

 Africa ICT Leadership Awards


Africa Leadership Award (Information & Communication Technology)
  • Payment Express Limited

 Africa Women Leadership Awards

EXEMPLARY WOMEN LEADERSHIP AWARD
  • Kan Oye Fong Weng-Poorun, Senior Chief Executive, Prime Minister's Office Mauritius

OUTSTANDING WOMEN LEADERSHIP AWARD
  • Aisha Allee-Mosaheb, Founder & Chairperson, Blast Communications Ltd.
  • Joan Njeri Njoroge, Managing Director, Engen Petroleum (Mauritius) Ltd.
  • Neema Namadamu, Founder – SAFECO, Synergy of Congolese Women's Associations,
    Founder & Executive Director (Visionary PeaceMaker), Maman Shujaa: Hero Women of the Congo
WOMEN LEADERSHIP AWARD
  • Daisy Nakato Namakula, Founding Member & Executive Director, Women's Organization Network for Human Rights Advocacy (WONETHA)
  • Nigest Haile, Founder and Executive Director, Center for Accelerated Women's Economic Empowerment (CAWEE)
  • Vanessa Béchard, Managing Director, Think Box Ltd.
  • Lucy Kanu, Founder & Executive Director, Idea Builders Initiative
  • Renchia Strauss, Head - Talent and Performance Management | Human Resources, South African Airways Soc Ltd.
WOMEN SUPER ACHIEVER AWARD
  • Jessyca Joyekurun, Founder and Managing Director, Expand Human Resources
  • Anushka Gopeechund, Head of Electronic Technological Development, Brink's Mauritius
  • Beatrice Vilbro-Finette, Director, CREATIVE HR Solutions