Dangote Cement Plc. has been given the award of the “African Business of the Year” at the 2015 African Business Awards which held at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York on 24th September, 2015. The Award was organised by African Business magazine.
Aliko Dangote, chairman of Dangote Group is ranked by Forbes magazine as the richest person in Africa.
The judging panel applauded Dangote Cement for its continued drive to develop new tailored products, gain market share and expand its activities throughout the continent.
The organisers of the awards recognised Dangote’s sustained growth profile in Nigeria, and its presence in sub-regional markets in Africa.
Dangote Cement has embarked on Pan-African operations with an investment of more than $4 billion. Its expansion projects include new integrated cement plants in Senegal, South Africa, Zambia, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Republic of Congo and Kenya, as well as import or grinding facilities in Cameroon, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
Congratulations Aliko Dangote!
Source: Leadership Newspaper