Equity’s Mwangi tops again
12 June 2012, 14:38
Monte Carlo - Equity Bank’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director James Mwangi, has been voted the 2012 Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year at a colorful ceremony held in Monte Carlo, Monaco over the weekend.
Mwangi was selected as the first business leader from Sub Saharan Africa to win the award in its 12-year history, from among the 59 finalists from 51 countries, each of whom had already been named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year in their home country, Capital News reports.
Mwangi said that the award was global recognition for Africans who are embracing the power of entrepreneurship to change the economic and social state of Africa, and he acknowledged the branding potential the award presents for Kenya.
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