Dr. Owen Omogiafo, OON, President and CEO of Transcorp Group, has been named the Outstanding African CEO of the Year at the 13th African Achievers Awards.
The awards ceremony, held annually, celebrates individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the developmental sector of the African continent.
The African Achievers Awards, acknowledged by FORBES Magazine as one of the most esteemed award ceremonies on the African continent, aims to honor those who selflessly dedicate their time and talents to building stronger communities.
The awards recognize achievements in various categories, including Community Development, Arts & Culture, Business & Entrepreneurship, Agriculture, Community Service, Rural Development, and Education.
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Dr. Omogiafo’s exceptional leadership and outstanding contributions to Transcorp Group have earned her this prestigious accolade.
Under her visionary guidance, Transcorp Group has made significant strides in advancing Nigeria’s economy and empowering local communities.
Transcorp Group, a prominent Nigerian conglomerate with diverse interests, including hospitality, power, and energy, has long been committed to corporate social responsibility and sustainable development.
Under Omogiafo’s leadership, the company has undertaken several initiatives aimed at empowering local communities and promoting sustainable growth.
Transcorp Group’s subsidiaries include Transcorp Hotels Plc, owners of Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Transcorp Hotels Calabar, and Aura by Transcorp Hotels.
The company also owns Transcorp Power Ltd and Transafam Power Limited, both operating power plants in Ughelli and Afam respectively, significantly contributing to Nigeria’s power generation need, as well as part of West Africa.
Dr. Omogiafo has always attributed the impressive performance of Transcorp to the hard work and dedication of her team, often stressing their commitment to driving positive change and sustainable development in Nigeria and beyond.
The 13th edition of the African Achievers Awards was held on July 14, 2023, at the prestigious Palace of Westminster, House of Parliament, in the United Kingdom.
The event brought together distinguished individuals and organizations from across the African continent to celebrate their remarkable achievements.