Tonyi Senayah Voted Ghana’s Most Influential Young Entrepreneur

The Chief Executive Officer of Horseman Shoes, Mr Tonyi Senayah has been voted Ghana’s most influential young entrepreneur for 2015.


Mr Senayah popular known as the President’s shoemaker also made it to the 9th position as the Most Influential Young Ghanaian out of a list of 50 personalities.


According to the organisers Avance Media, public Votes accounted for 80% of total votes, whiles an Impact Assess Research conducted by the Agape Research Center made the remaining 20% of the final rankings.

“These great young achievers have toiled for Ghana, representing and influencing their motherland positively across diverse activities and have shown their relevance among millions of young people across Ghana,” a statement from the organisers said.

In launching what became confidently rated and endorsed by the public as the most comprehensive ranking in Ghana so far, Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media stated, “even though 2015 was marked as a year coupled with lot of challenges, it also turned out to be a motivating one attested by the massive involvement of young people in various activities bringing at par their works and impacts.”

Horseman Shoes have received massive endorsement from personalities all over the world including the President of Ghana , John Dramani Mahama who in Parliament during the State of the Nation Address in 2014 and the launch of the Made in Ghana campaign affirmed his love for Horseman Shoes, saying they are very comfortable and durable.

Below are the 2015 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaian based on categories.


Tonyi Senayah
Dr. Randy Osae Bediako
Nana Bediako Kwame
Kafui Adzah
Israella Kafui Mansu


Anas Aremeyaw Anas
Nathaniel Anokye Adisi (Bola Ray)
Bernard Avle
Manasseh Azure
Mabel Aku Baneseh


Dede Ayew
Gary Al-Smith
Martha Bissa
Mercy Myles
Erasmus Kwaw

Governance and Leadership

Francis-Xavier Sosu
Franklin Cudjoe
Sarah Adwoa Safo
Prosper Hoetu


Farida Bedwei
Alloysius Attah
Kwadwo Safo Jnr
Maximus Ametorgoh
Derrydean Dadzie

CSO & Philanthropy

Asamoah Gyan
Sara Nana Yeboah
Ato Ulzen Appiah
Elizabeth Patterson
Juliet Ibrahim

Personal Development and Coaching

Dr. Naomi Adjepong
Edem Adzaho
Scofray Nana Yaw Yeboah
Jeremiah Buabeng
Bernard Kevin Clive
Emmanuel Woyome

Business Development

Albert Kusi
John Armah
Petra Aba Asamoah
Ekow Mensah
Alain Gbeasor


Dr. William Okyere Frimpong
Dr. Byrite Asamoah
Kobby Blay
Bright Simons
Raindolf Owusu

Arts and Entertainment

John Dumelo
Shirley Frimpong Manso
Rebecca Acheampong (Becca)
Nana Asaase
Peace Hyde

Below is the full list of the 50 top winners:

1 Anas Aremeyaw Anas – Journalist; CEO, Tiger Eye PI
2 Bola Ray (Nathaniel Anokye Adisi) – TV & Radio Host; CEO, EIB Network
3 Dede Ayew – Footballer; Black Star &, Swansea City
4 Francis-Xavier Sosu – Lawyer; Managing Partner, F-X Law and Associates
5 Farida Bedwei – Entrepreneur; CTO, Logiciel Ltd
6 Asamoah Gyan – Philanthropist; Skipper, Black Stars
7 Dr. Naomi Adjepong – Trainer; COO, Alpha Beta Educational Centre
8 Franklin Cudjoe – Advocate; CEO, Imani Ghana
9 Tonyi Senayah – Entrepreneur; CEO, Horseman Shoes
10 Albert Kusi – Public Speaker; CEO, LEC Holdings Ltd
11 Gary Al-Smith – Journalist; Sports Host, Joy FM & Joy News
12 John Armah – Entrepreneur; CEO, Orios Group
13 Dr. Randy Osae Bediako – Entrepreneur; CEO, Kharis Group
14 Dr. William Okyere Frimpong – Doctor; Medical Director, LEKMA Polyclinic
15 Bernard Avle – TV & Radio Host; Programs Director, Citi FM
16 Martha Bissa – Athlete; Olympic Gold Medalist
17 Edem Adzaho – Trainer; CEO, Spec Consult Ltd
18 Nana Bediako Kwame – Entrepreneur; CEO, Wonda World Estates
19. Sara Nana Yeboah – Philanthropist; Co-Founder, The Sangy Foundation
20 Dr. Byrite Asamoah – Medical Doctor; Producer, Vodafone Healthline
21 Scofray Nana Yaw Yeboah – Speaker; CEO, Zoweh Global Consult
22 Ato Ulzen Appiah – Social Entrepreneur; Director, Ghana Think Foundation
23 Alloysius Attah – Entrepreneur; CEO, Farmerline Ltd
24 Elizabeth Patterson – Social Entrepreneur; Girls Education Initiative Ghana
25 John Dumelo – Actor
26 Kwadwo Safo Jnr – Entrepreneur; CEO, Kantanka Group
27 Shirley Frimpong Manso – Film Maker; CEO, Sparrows Productions
28 Becca (Rebecca Acheampong) – Musician
29 Kafui Adzah – Entrepreneur; CEO, Cookhouse
30 Manasseh Azure – Journalist; Multimedia Group
31 Kobby Blay – Nurse; CEO, Ghana Health Nest
32 Israella Kafui Mansu – Entrepreneur; CEO, Mansuki Ghana Limited
33 Mercy Myles – Athlete; Skipper, Black Queens
34 Jeremiah Buabeng – Public Speaker; CEO, Buabeng Communications
35 Petra Aba Asamoah – Speaker; GM, Delta Air Lines GSA, Ghana
36 Nana Asaase – Poet; CEO, Asaase Inscriptions
37 Bright Simons – Entrepreneur; CEO, mPedigree
38 Ekow Mensah – Entrepreneur; CEO, TANOE
39. Alain Gbeasor – Entrepreneur; Chairman, Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs
40 Mabel Aku Baneseh – Journalist; Daily Graphic
41 Sarah Adwoa Safo – Politician; MP, Dome Kwabenya Constituency
42 Maximus Ametorgoh – Technologist; CEO, PopOut
43 Juliet Ibrahim – Philanthropist; CEO, Juliet Ibrahim Foundation
44 Bernard Kevin Clive – Public Speaker; CEO, BKC Consulting
45 Raindolf Owusu – Technologist; CEO, Oasis Websoft Ltd
46 Emmanuel Woyome – Speaker; CEO, Corporate Consulting Limited
47 Derrydean Dadzie – Entrepreneur; CEO, Dreamoval Ltd
48 Prosper Hoetu – Advocate; Director, YOUNET
49 Erasmus Kwaw – Journalist; Sports Host, GBC
50 Peace Hyde – TV Host; CEO, AIM Higher Africa

The 2015 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians was led by Avance Media in partnership with Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH, Synergy for Success Ghana, Kanea Multimedia, Agape Research Enter, Synergy Events,, CliqAfrica and Kobby Webs Technology.

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