James Nwangi Beats Dangote To Be Named Forbes 2012 African Person Of The Year

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James Mwangi, the CEO of  Equity Bank, Kenya has been named the 2012 Forbes Africa Person of the Year by Forbes Magazine. Mwangi beat four other nominees to earn the honour during a ceremony held last night in Lagos.

Dr Mwangi was honored for playing a central role in making Equity Bank the largest bank in East and Central Africa, with more than seven million accounts in Kenya alone. He has also played a crucial role in ensuring banking services, including loans, are available to low income people who previously have in the past been left out of banking services.



Quo non Ascendam. Writer. E-mail: wana@360nobs.com

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