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Havard Nigeria honours trio for leadership roles

10 December 2015, 21:05

Lagos - The Harvard Business School Association of Nigeria (HBSAN) has honoured former minister, Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili, among other executives, for her exceptional leadership and impactful contribution to society.

Ezekwesili, a senior economic advisor with Africa Economic Development Policy Initiative (AEDPI) was honoured in the Social Impact category.

The former Minister of Solid Minerals and Mining as well as Education, has been honoured alongside Mitchell Elegbe and Bukky George.

HBSAN honoured Elegbe, the Founder and Group Managing Director of Interswitch Limited in the General Management category while George, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of HealthPlus Limited and CasaBella Int’l Limited, was honoured in the Entrepreneurship category.

The Leadership award for social Impact was awarded to Ezekwesili for her relentless and passionate pursuit of a not for profit enterprise and committed to the advancement of others while George received the leadership award for entrepreneurship for her outstanding entrepreneurial qualities in growing and developing her business.

Elegbe received the general management award for his exemplary leadership abilities that has seen Interswitch revolutionise the electronic payment industry in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

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The HBSAN award is an annual event that recognises excellence, inspiring others to leave a mark in the evolution and development of Nigeria’s economic and social landscape.

HBSAN is the alumni group of Nigerians and resident non-Nigerians who have benefited from the management education at the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in Cambridge Massachusetts, in the United States.

- CAJ News


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