AW Networks boss among top 100 Young Business Leaders in Africa
Chairman of AW Networks and Co-founder RED | For Africa, Adebola Williams, has been named by Institut Choiseul, a Paris-based organisation, as one of the Choiseul 100 Africa Laureates for the 4th consecutive year.
Choiseul 100 Africa is yearly list of vibrant and innovative young leaders under 40, who play a major role in Africa’s socioeconomic development. The 2022 list tagged: ‘Top 100 Young Business in Africa’ spotlights 100 of Africa’s most talented young leaders positively disrupting all sectors of the economy displaying an enormous wealth of business savvy and intellectual prowess to drive Africa towards a prosperous future.
“I am honoured to be selected in the #Choiseul100Africa 2022 ranking, and recognised as one of the drivers of socio-economic development on the continent,” said Williams.
Williams , who has been profiled by Forbes and CNN as the man, who helped elect a trifecta of Presidents in Africa is strategic counsel to several CEOs across the continent. His recently launched media investment company, AW Networks, has, in the last 10 months, invested in two major African films in the cinemas and on Amazon Prime. It is currently working on others set for release in Q1 2023.
His new book, ‘African Power Girls’, which chronicles the lives of great African women is a must-read for young girls on the continent.
“Often people do not acknowledge the power media wields in driving the forces that shape our world. We recognise its impact, that’s why it remains the cornerstone of our drive to inspire youth, enable businesses, and create jobs,” Williams noted
Adebola sits on the boards of ZedCrest Capital as a non-executive director and United Nations Generation Unlimited (GenU) as a Global Champion.