CEO and Managing Director, Equity Bank Limited, Kenya
2012 award winner
EY World Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2012
EY Entrepreneur Of The YearTM 2010 Kenya
Equity Bank is the largest bank by customer base in East and Central Africa and the largest African majority owned company in the region. The bank has more than seven million accounts representing over half of all bank accounts in Kenya. “I’m honored to accept this award on behalf of the people and customers of Equity Bank,” said James. “This is a global recognition for Africans who are embracing the power of entrepreneurship to change the economic and social state of Africa.”
*Information correct as of June 2012.