Nana Appiah Mensah, Chief Executive Oficer the Zylofon conglomerate, Menzgold and other reputable firms, has annexed another prestigious award – adding to the plethora of others won in a short space of time.
He was adjudged the Best Business Executive of the Year at the 8th Ghana Entrepreneur and Corporate Executive Awards 2018 which was held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, over the weekend.
In a short span, Nana Appiah Mensah has projected Zylofon as one of the most progressive business entities – setting up various viable entities under the brand including Zylofon Media, Zylofon Music, Zylofon Marketing, Zylofon Cash, Zylofon Events, Zylofon Arts Fund, Zylofon Arts Club, Zylofon Movies and Zylofon Publishing.
With Zylofon and Menzgold offices springing up steadily across the regions of the country, Nana Appiah has employed thousands of young, enterprising Ghanaians, who are building such a force in state activism and economic development.
Nana Appiah Mensah took his social media page to express his gratitude for the award. He wrote; “Thanks guys for the best wishes. We got the BEST BUSINESS EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR 2017 AWARD. A call to expand our tentacles whether or not our anchor holds, all in our resolve to create jobs and to ensure decent standards of living for the good citizens of Ghana, to develop a Ghana beyond foreign Aid.”
Ghana Entrepreneurs & Corporate Executive Awards is organised by Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana; the exclusive awards are aimed at recognizing the significance of Ghanaian entrepreneurs in Small, Medium and Large Enterprises (SMLEs) in sustaining economic growth, increasing trade, generating employment and creating new entrepreneurs in Ghana.
According to the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana, the award was created to recognise the most successful and respectful government officials, corporate chief executives, entrepreneurs, business executives who own and manage successful organizations in the private and public sector.
Other winners were, John Peter Amewu – Minister for Land and Natural Resources, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, Dr Felix Anyah – CEO of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital etc. Dr Daniel McKorley, Group Chairman McDan Group of Companies won the ultimate Overall Best Entrepreneur of the Year Award.