Renowned Ghanaian businessman, consultant and politician, Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom was adjudged the Ultimate Man of the Year at the maiden edition of the Exclusive Men of the Year (EMY) Awards on Saturday, June 18.
The CEO of Group Nduom won the ultimate prize at the awards instituted to recognise, reward and inspire greatness in excellence.The accomplished business mogul emerged tops among nominees including Nana Agyeman Badu -Dormaahene, Mr Edward Doe Adjaho – Speaker of Parliament, Nana Kwabena Nketiah -Omanhene of Essikado, and Professor Joshua Alabi – Vice Chancellor (UPSA).
Other major winners on the night were Apostle Kwadwo Sarfo Kantanka, Dr Kwame Osei Despite and Dr Kwabena Duffuor. Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi (alias Bola Ray) and Kwami Sefa Kayi jointly won the Man of the Year (Communication) award beating Ameyaw Debrah, Anas Aremeyaw Anas and Manasseh Azure Awuni.
In the female category, Dr Beatrice Wiafe of the Breast Care International beat competition from other nominees such as Gifty Afenyi Dadzie of Women Aglow International, Dr Joyce R. Aryee of Salt & Light Ministries and Mrs Elizabeth Joyce Villas of Camelot Ghana Ltd to win the Ultimate Woman of the Year award.
The Awards ceremony, organised by Exclusive Men’s Magazine, Carbon AV and Mediaspace Cyber Media, aims to celebrate, recognise and reward great men, who have excelled in their fields of endeavour (business, fashion, education, technology and communication).
MAN OF THE YEAR – COMMUNICATION
Kwami Sefa Kayi
Kwabena Anokye Adisi- Bola Ray
BUSINESS MAN OF THE YEAR
DR Osei Kwame Despite – Despite Group of companies
MAN OF THE YEAR GOVERNANCE
Dr Kwabena Duffour- HODA GROUP
MENTORSHIP/GUARDIAN AWARD OF THE YEAR
Uncle Ebo Whyte- ROverman productions
Bhugwan Khubchandani – Melcom Group
ENTERTIANER OF THE YEAR
Micheal Owusu(Sarkodie)- music
STYLE AWARD OF THE YEAR
Nana Asante Bedietuo
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
Asamaoh Gyan – Football
AGRIC MAN OF THE YEAR
Apostle Kwadwo safo Kantanka- Kristo Asafo
Rev Steve Mensah- General overseer, Charismatic evangelistic ministry
TECHNOLOGY MAN OF THE YEAR
Apostle kwadwo safo Kantanka – Kristo Asafo
DISCOVERY MAN OF THE YEAR
Derry Dean Dadzie – Dreamoval ltd
ULTIMATE WOMAN OF THE YEAR
Dr. Beatrice Wiafe- Breast care international
ULTIMATE MAN OF THE YEAR
Paa Kwasi Nduom – Group Nduom
Magnate Award – Moses Baiden (Margins Group), Dr Kwabena Duffour, Togbe Afedzi, Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom
PAV Ansah award for media excellence- Mr Kwesi Twum (Multimedia Group), Dr Kwame Osei Despite (Despite Group)
Men’s Group of the year – Accra Friendship Club, and East Legon Executive Group
Osagyefo Peace Award – Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sheributu
Rising star award – Dr Kofi Amoa Abban
Citizen Ghana award – Anas Aremeyaw Anas
Lifetime Achievement Award – Azumah Nelson