CIMG Awards: MTN CEO wins Marketing Man of the Year in a bitter-sweet day for him

CIMG Awards: MTN CEO wins Marketing Man of the Year in a bitter-sweet day for him

-CIMG held its 28th of the National Marketing Performance Awards in

-CEO of MTN was adjudged Marketing Man of the Year

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Bitter-sweet day for MTN CEO as he buries his uncle and wins CIMG Marketing Man of the Year

Marketing Man oy the Year 2016, Ebenezer Twum Asante

Saturday, September 23, would be an unforgettable day for MTN’s Ebenezer Twum Asante, as he was named the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Marketing Man of the Year 2016.

Coming from the funeral of his uncle, the CEO of Ghana’s number one telecoms company had every reason to be gloomy but the night turn out very well as he scooped the topmost prize at the 28th edition of the National Marketing Performance Awards held at the State House in Accra.

He was not alone as the highest awardee CEO of UBA, Mrs Abiola Bawuah, won the CIMG Marketing Woman of the year honour.

Bitter-sweet day for MTN CEO as he buries his uncle and wins CIMG Marketing Man of the Year

CIMG Marketing Woman of the Year 2016, Mrs Abiola Bawuah

Receiving his award, the MTN CEO stated that his company was bent on connecting every all Ghanaians to the modern world so as to ensure the country's socio-economic transformation.

“We cannot rest until Ghana also attains a digital economy driving the efficiencies of ICT and most importantly the transparency that comes with automated and digital business", he said.

On her part, Mrs Bawuah humbly attributed the win to her team’s performance saying “as an individual, I May have done my best but there is no way I could have done that alone. I was just lucky to have a strong team from the UBA family”.

Forty awards were given out in total

Below is the full list of award winners:

Special Award - Seth Kwame Boateng,

- Ethel Marfo

Business

Indigenous Catering Facility of the Year - Azmera

Hospitality Facility of the Year - Golden Tulip Kumasi City

Rural Bank of the Year – Odotobiri Rural Bank

Savings and loans company of the Year – Bonds savings and loangs

Finance house of the year - IZWE Loans

Microfinance company of the year - Nationwide Microfiance

Bank of the Year - Ecobank

Motor Firm of the Year – Japan Motors

Media Organisation of the Year – Multimedia Group ltd

Petroleum Company of the Year – Goil Ghana

Telecom Company of the Year – MTN

Telecom Allied and Support Services - Spearhead Networ Solutions

Insurance Company of the Year (General) – Star Assurance

Insurance Company of the Year (Life) – SIC Life

Marketing Oriented Company of the Year – MTN

Airline of the Year (Domestic) – Africa World

Airline of the Year (International) – Ethiopia Airlines

Manufacturing Company of the Year – Wilma Africa Ltd

Agro-based Company of the Year – Accra Composte and Recycle Plant

Retail Outlet of the Year – Electro Mart (Somovision)

Media

Brand Activation Programme of the Year – Unilever World Oral Day (Pepsodent)

TV Programme of the Year – Vodafone Healthline

Radio Programme of the Year – Citi Breakfast Show

Radio Advert of the Year – Latest Foam ( U dey do yourself)

TV Advert of the Year – Vodafone (Ye Twii k) )

Print Adevert of the Year - Vodafone

Outdoor Advertising of the Year - Airtel Flex

E-Commerce of the Year - Jumia

Emerging Digital Media Organisation - Citi FM

Emerging Brand of the Year - RMG Ghana

Product of the Year - Nestle (Milo)

Hall of Fame

Hotel Facilities (Allied and Support Services)- Yoks Investment

Insurance Company of the Year - Enterprise Insurance

- Vanguard Assurance

Elite Category

Retail Outlet - Melcom Group of Companies

Motor Firm - Toyota Ghana

Personalities

CIMG Marketing Student of the Year - Lorlonyo Nuworsu (Client Relationship Officer, NHIA)

Marketing Practioner of the Year - Mr Clifford Mettle (Director, Marketing and Alternate Channel, NHIA)

Marketing Woman of the Year - Mrs Abiola Bawuah (CEO, UBA Bank)

Marketing man of the Year - Mr Ebenezer Twum Asante (CEO, MTN)

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