About ALM CEO Hall of Fame

The African Leadership Magazine’s CEOs Hall of Fame is an annual nomination-based induction designed to honor Business leaders from across Africa. Held at the sidelines of the African Leadership Persons of the Year, it is a leading endorsement on the continent and has recorded a year-to-year upsurge in the number of inductees, who are largely Africans, who are helping to promote the continent.

The African Leadership CEO’s Hall of Fame honors leaders and top-level executives in the African business terrain who exemplifies integrity, insists upon excellence, earns the trust of others and has built a globally competitive organization. It is an exclusive club of top Chief Executives from across the continent who have continuously exhibited a passion, knack and commitment to diligence, success and transformational leadership in their bid to make Africa prosperous


Their activities help to accentuate African Leadership’s mission of promoting innovation, entrepreneurship and development in Africa. The hall of fame which is in its 2nd cycle, is reserved for distinguished Africans and friends of Africa, who through a dint of hard work are changing the narrative about the continent. They are the leaders of a new and prosperous Africa and have consistently shown the desire, and commitment to: Corporate Performance, Vision and Leadership, Global Competitiveness, Innovation, and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Some of the inductees of the Hall of Fame are H.E Marc Ravalomanana, Former President of Madagascar; Mr. Corneille KAREKEZI, Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, African Reinsurance Corporation; Mr. Adesola Kazeem Adeduntan, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Bank of Nigeria Limited and Subsidiaries; Mr. kabath Mesmin, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Keco Group Congo; Frank BrakoAdu Jnr, Managing Director, Cal Bank Ghana; Mr. Mohammed “Mo” Dewji, CEO of MeTL Group and host of other eminent CEO’s from across Africa.