AFIS Awards: The competition that highlights innovation and financial excellence in Africa.
Lomé, 16 November 2023 – The Africa Financial Industry Summit, AFIS, has unveiled the winners of the 2nd edition of the AFIS Awards. Since 2022, this prestigious award has been honoring five companies, leaders, and governors for their remarkable impact on financial growth in Africa.
An eminent jury, composed of professionals and experts in the sector, meticulously selected one winner in each category from over 30 nominations. This year’s winners once again demonstrate their resilience and dynamism in the development of a robust and inclusive financial industry.
The award ceremony took place during the gala dinner of the Africa Financial Industry Summit 2023, held on Thursday, November 16, in Lomé, Togo. The winners were celebrated in front of an audience composed of high-profile figures from the public and private finance sectors, as well as opinion leaders from across the African continent and internationally.
THE AFIS AWARDS 2023 WINNERS
United Bank for Africa (UBA)
DISRUPTER OF THE YEAR
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Coura TINE SENE, Directrice Régionale de l’UMOA – Wave Digital
INNOVATIVE DEAL OF THE YEAR
La Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM) and EDC Investment Corporation (Ecobank Group) have received awards for the IPO of Orange Côte d’Ivoire.
“Building on our strong history of collaboration, Mazars proudly continues its commitment to driving excellence and innovation in the financial industry at the Africa Financial Industry Summit. Our dedicated team of a dozen of experts, featuring four inspirational speakers, enriched discussions on vital regional issues. We are honored to have illuminated the remarkable accomplishments and exceptional individuals shaping Africa’s financial landscape at this year’s awards ceremony, underscoring our unwavering dedication to progress and prosperity in the region.” Charles de Boisriou, Partner and Member of the Africa Board at Mazars
One of AFIS’ ambitions is to contribute to the development of a world-class financial sector. The five winners of the AFIS AWARDS 2023 are a perfect example of the professionalism and expertise that the continent needs” – Ramatoulaye Goudiaby, Director of the Africa Financial Industry Summit – AFIS