Johannesburg, South Africa, October 10, 2012
For the second consecutive year, FORBES AFRICA and its panellists will search the continent for the ‘FORBES AFRICA Person of The Year’.
2012 has been an exciting year for entrepreneurs and business across Africa. Who do you believe has made a real impact in business by stimulating economic growth, creating employment, spearheading innovation and bringing new technologies to the continent?
Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Nigeria’s central banker, was voted FORBES AFRICA Person of The Year 2011, for his stand against corruption, and graced the December/January cover.
Nominate the person, who for better or for worse, deserves to be named the FORBES AFRICA Person of The Year. Send your nomination to: [email protected]. Nominations close on Wednesday 17th October.
Follow us on Twitter: @forbesafrica or on our Facebook page to find out who our top five nominees are. Read their profiles on Friday, 19th October on http://www.forbesafrica.com/personoftheyear/
Vote for which of the top five should hold this prestigious title by tweeting (your vote #forbesafricapoty) or emailing [email protected]. Voting ends on Wednesday, 31st October.
The Person of The Year 2012 will be revealed at a FORBES AFRICA event.
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About Forbes Africa:
With levels of affluence and influence in Africa steadily climbing, ABN 360 saw it fitting that its ABN Publishing wing be the operating entity that established Forbes Magazine in Africa. Titled “Forbes Africa magazine”, the monthly publication is the continent’s first-ever international business publication to be localized for the African executive. Forbes Africa – which has been on the shelves since October 2011, encompasses both the detail and the personality, bringing a unique perspective to business media reporting that is delivered in a sharp, in-depth and engaging fashion. As the sixteenth English-language edition of the highly successful FORBES magazine, FORBES AFRICA has distinguished itself as a key title renowned for its many lists based on the levels of global wealth and power.
ABN 360 offers a holistic approach to telling Africa’s business story – first. With much-esteemed international brands such as CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa providing a broadcast and print platform respectively, the ABN 360 conglomerate also offers resources to organize world-class events across the African continent, through ABN Productions. The recently-launched ABN Training Institute boasts state-of-the-art facilities to provide media training among many other courses, while ABN Digital is the company’s online presence for your up-to-date business and markets news. Through its sub-brands, ABN 360 aims to be Africa’s leading aggregator and distributor of business and economic news.