Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy & Samini named among 2020 Top 50 Young CEOs in Ghana

Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy & Samini named among 2020 Top 50 Young CEOs in Ghana

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.

  1. Abdul Karim Abdullah || Afrochella

  2. Afua A. Aduonum || Askof Productions

  3. Aisha Ayensu || Christie Brown

  4. Albert Kusi || HMI Management Services

  5. Alloysius Attah || Farmerline

  6. Ameyaw Debrah || Ameyaw Debrah Media

  7. Amma Sefa - Dedeh Lartey || Reach for Change

  8. Anthony Dzamefe || Caveman Watches

  9. Arnold Elton Kavaarpuo || Jumo

  10. Awura Abena Agyeman || Wear Ghana

  11. Charles Nii Armah Mensah(Shatta Wale) || Shatta Movement Empire

  12. Desmond K. Blackmore (DBlack) || Black Avenue Muzik

  13. Emmanuel K. Jones - Mensah || Empire Domus

  14. Emmanuel Sammini (Samini) || High Grade Farms

  15. Enyonam Manye || Biz Trends Concept

  16. Farouk Khailann || Premium Africa Holdings

  17. Foster Awintiti Akugri || Hacklab Foundation

  18. Francis Kofigah || Doughman Foods

  19. Gregory Rockson || mPharma

  20. Gwyneth Gyimah Addo || Hairsenta

  21. Ivy Barley || Developers in Vogue

  22. Jacob Kwaku Gyan || Adroit360gh

  23. Jessica Poku || Uber Ghana

  24. Joana Gyan || Golden Empire Legacy

  25. John Dumelo || John Dumelo Foundation

  26. Jorge Appiah || Kumasi Hive

  27. Josiah Kwesi Eyison || iSpace Foundation

  28. Kelvin Okyere || Springfield

  29. Kelvin Peter Atuguba || TEN Ghana

  30. Kingsley Abrokwah || KudiGO

  31. Kofi Amoa - Abban || Rigworld Group

  32. Kwaku Bediako || Chocolate Clothing

  33. Kwamivi Ashiaby  || Eventic GH

  34. Lesley Aidoo Mensah || Afra K Fashion School

  35. Linda Ansong || Liberty Professionals

  36. Livingstone Satekla (Stonebwoy) || Burniton Music Group

  37. Michael Kwesi Ofori || UniEmploy

  38. Nana Kwame Bediako || Kwarleyz Group

  39. Patrick Nartey Mensah || PMN Group

  40. Peter Sedufia || OldFilm Productions

  41. Regina Honu || Soronko Academy

  42. Richard Nii Armah Quaye || Quick Angels

  43. Richard Osei || Asuavo Security

  44. Richmond Anim Damoah || RAD Communications

  45. Sadiq Abdulai Abu || 3 Music Networks

  46. Samuel Afari Dartey || Aqua Safari

  47. Selorm Betepe || SeloArt

  48. Valerie Obaze || R&R Luxury

  49. Victoria Michaels || Fashion Connect Africa

  50. Yvonne MacCarthy || Institute of Customer Service Professionals

Source: Avance Media