The 2020 top 50 young CEOs list has been unveiled and some big names in the music industry made the list.
The list comprises young entrepreneurs who are known to inspire the youth and create job opportunities across the country.
According to the founder of the YCEO, Martin Sedem Dogbey, “the 2020 list shows young business leaders who have created exceptional businesses and serve as a motivation to young entrepreneurs in and out of Africa.”
Aside Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy and Samini, other names that made the list include, actor turn politician, John Dumelo and Biztrend show host, Enyonam Manye as well as artiste and music producer, Desmond Blackmore popularly known as Dblack.
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The annual publication of outstanding young Ghanaian business leaders and entrepreneurs have been announced by The YCEO and Avance Media, a leading PR & Rating Agency.
The list which was launched in 2018 and announced annually is a comprehensive representation of young entrepreneurs blazing the trail and creating several job opportunities across the country.
According to Martin Sedem Dogbey, founder of The YCEO, the 2020 list represents young business leaders who have created exceptional businesses and serve as a great inspiration to other young entrepreneurs across Ghana and Africa.
The 2020 list also notably features entertainers such as Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy, Samini and Dblack who also run their own enterprises aside their sterling career in showbiz.
Speaking about the list, MD of Avance Media, Prince Akpah mentioned that, this year’s list was released to serve as an inspiration to young entrepreneurs going through various crisis due to the Corona Virus pandemic.
He also mentioned the launch of the #YoungCEOsAgainstCOVID19 campaign which will see all the listed CEOs sharing solidarity messages to encourage other young entrepreneurs through this period.
The 2020 Top 50 Young CEOs in Ghana list which is arranged alphabetically below features 50 of Ghana’s most successful young business leaders across finance, technology, entertainment, agribusiness, fashion, social enterprise, media and real estate.