Mr. John Armah has chalked significant achievements locally recently being ranked by Ghana’s leading Media and Public Relations Agency, Avance Media as the 12th Most Influential Young Ghanaian.
Orios Group which has subsidiaries such as Ghana Center for Employment, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, TradeInvest, and Orios Foundation was co-founded by John as he leads the team to undertake great business ventures as its CEO in diverse fields and industries.
The Multiple Award Winning 24 year old entrepreneur, who grew up in Kaneshie, is also the youngest contributor to the Budget of Ghana, and ranked 27th Most Influential Ghanaian by ETV Ghana.
In a short message from Forbes Editor, Ancillar Mangena an under 30 herself, “the list represents people we believe have the potential to one day be on the FORBES AFRICA cover, meaning they will have a net worth of no less than $200 million, employ thousands of people and help grow the African continent.”
The list has entrepreneurs from around the continent, from Kenya, Nigeria, Madagascar, Tanzania, Benin, Gambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana and many more.
Nadav Ossendryver, Siya Beyile, Inga Gubeka, Emmanuel Bonoko and Mogau Seshoene represent South Africa. Nkosana Mazibisa is the only Zimbabwean on the list, Momarr Mass Taal representing Gambia, Hanta Tiana Ranaivo Rajaonarisoa for Madagascar, Vital Sounouvou for Benin,Kelvin Doe for Sierra Leone, William Elong for Cameroon and Fatoumata BA for Senegal. Nigerians on the list include Uneku Atawodi and Obinwanne Okeke and Kenyansinclude Barclay Okari and Joel Macharia.
FORBES AFRICA will have daily Twitter Q&A sessions with the class of 2016. Follow @forbesafrica #30under30, @ancillarmangena and @chrisbishopza for more on FORBES AFRICA and the 30 under 30 list.
In a thank you message, Head of Orios Group, John Armah wrote ” Thank you to Ghana and Ghanaian Youth for your continuous support and belief in me, to my Family, My Board, Partners, Staff and Clients, I say this is a push for the new journey we wish to carve, create and lead. May this inspire us to be greater than we will ever be, inspiring change, hope and solutions to Africa’s numerous challenges”.
David Asare Asiamah, CEO of Agro Mindset is also a young Entrepreneur from Ghana on the List.
Source: Prince Akpah, Avance Media