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The AfricaCom Enterprise CXO of the Year Award

The AfricaCom Enterprise CXO of the Year Award is back, recognising the outstanding achievements of CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, CDOs and others in driving development within the African enterprise space.

Ntambi Ravele, Founder and Chairperson at Sport Africa Women and Sport Foundation

In 2013, she was selected to chair the board of professional boxing at Boxing South Africa. She joined an organisation that was characterised by poor governance, and financial and operational mismanagement. But in two years she changed the organisation’s management, put new systems in place and started a programme for women in boxing, which has been a resounding success. She has been the woman who put boxing back on our TV screens on SABC. She was also the first woman to head marketing and corporate communication at the Premier Soccer League.

Nyimpini Mabunda, Chief Executive Officer at General Electric

An accomplished CEO/ Managing Director with over 20 years of proven record of consistent performance and business transformation in FMCG, Telecoms and Financial Services. Passionate about innovation, digital transformation, people performance and sustainable financial delivery through market share growth.

Precious Lunga, Co-founder & CEO at Baobab Circle

As Head of Health at Econet Wireless in 2015, Lunga launched a 24/7 dial-a-doctor service in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Zimbabwe to reach over 750,000 paying patients within a year of launch. Lunga is a Yale World Fellow and was featured as a speaker at the Southbank Center's Women of the World festival in London.

Santosh Komal, Chief Data Officer for Global Markets at Standard Bank Group

Santosh has extensive experience in articulating strategies & orchestrating the implementation of information technology solutions whilst optimizing & re-engineering solutions. He enjoyed immense success over the past 20+ years with various contributions to local and global organizations.

William Anwana, Chief Financial Officer - Corporate & Investment Banking at Sterling Bank PLC

Within 6 months, William provided insights on Revenue optimization, cost control and business strategy which led to the turnaround of the core Division, exceeding 100% improvement in profitability. His forecasting skills, business partnering abilities and strategic analyses also led to improvement in all key metrics compared to the previous year.