Forbes Africa’s head of digital media Peace Hyde has been named the lead judge for the 8th edition of All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA).

Other judges on the bill are Bismarck Rewane of Financial Derivatives, Biola Alabi of Biola Alabi Media, Frederic Van devyver, Executive Director of ABN Group and Foluso Phillips, Executive Chairman, Phillips Consulting Group.

The annual All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) honours business excellence and leaders who have made a considerable impact on their industry and community.

The AABLA in partnership with leading Pan Africa business network CNBC Africa, also honours remarkable leadership and salute game changers of business on the continent for their continuing commitment to excellence, developing best practices and innovative strategies.

CNBC Africa is proud to continue the tradition established by the awards that define and celebrate vision, the spirit of achievement and excellence in business leadership in Africa.

The AABLA distinguishes and honours leaders who have contributed and shaped the African economy, and are visionaries behind today’s outstanding businesses.

Winners of the Awards exemplify the best in African leadership. They epitomize the core values of a successful leader, strength, innovation, ingenuity, knowledge and foresight – values that are imperative to carving out powerful business in a Pan-African and global economy.

Source: Ghana/