Mr. Elawure Oluwashola Omotayo
Chiet Executive Director
Emages Multimedia Limited
Plot 2 Adewunmi Estate 2nd Floor Kudirat Abiola Way,
Oregun Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria.
Email: [email protected]
Lagos, Nigeria, December 20, 2019 – Mr. Elawure Oluwashola Omotayo, Chief Executive Director of Emages Multimedia Limited (EM) announced THE EMAGES EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARDS, which was to take place at EKO HOTEL & SUITE on 23rd MAY, 2020, celebrating and recognizing Top Executives, CEOs and Senior Management of various organizations in Nigeria.
Following the postponement of the event, due the COVID-19 Pandemic, the organizer decide to re-schedule the date to a later date in 2021. See the full The Emages Executive of the Year Awards postponement announcement here. https://www.emages.info/2020/03/15/official-postponement-announcement-the-emages-executive-of-the-year-awards/
Emages Multimedia Limited – Emages Magazine is proud to bring THE EMAGES EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARDS to EKO HOTEL & SUITE for the first time in a row. THE EMAGES EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARDS is a prestigious event recognizing distinguished individual achievements of Nigeria’s top leading executives. The evening celebrates the exceptional contributions made by Top Executives, CEOs and Senior Management, highlighting their achievements over the past 12 months in their given organizations.
ABOUT EMAGES MULTIMEDIA LTD
Emages Multimedia Ltd – LLC is a multimedia company focusing on the Africa continent. The company, founded in 2010 under the name Gemstones Publishers, was fully incorporated as a Limited Liability Company under the name Emages Multimedia Ltd in 2018 in order to broaden it numerous media operations which include; EMAGES MAGAZINE, EMAGES.INFO and EMAGES EXECUTIVE AWARDS among others.
The Emages Multimedia Ltd publishes magazines, organizes awards and conferences, exhibitions and operates websites. The portfolio of publications includes its own monthly magazines publication, many of general interest, some primarily having retail distribution, and catalogues, previews and daily show newspapers for exhibitions. The company also organizes its own events and conferences one of which is the Emages Executive of the Year Award TM each year.
As the No. 1 source for an authoritative perspective on the African community, EMAGES highlights crucial issues in a way that shapes thought, ignites conversation and serves as a call to action for Africans. On our pages, you will find our best thinkers, our trend setters, our hottest celebrities and our next-generation leaders. EMAGES ignites conversation, promotes empowerment and celebrates aspiration. In addition to celebrating examples of success, EMAGES also offers readers the tools they need to achieve their own personal best. EMAGES is the heart, the soul, the pulse and the identity of a true African-Nigerian.
EMAGES.info is the premier online informative magazine destination for African – Nigerian cultural insight, news, and perspective. An inviting charged, and interactive experience, EMAGES.info is a community-powered site for hot topics and trends, advice, critical conversation, and the best in entertainment and breaking news on African life. Through original reporting and pointed analysis, EMAGES.info reflects the heritage, diversity and broad spectrum of our daily thought and opinion within the African-Nigerian community. It captures the laugh-out-loud humor of our online audience with a fresh and intelligent point of view and provokes and inspires dialogue connecting all points of the African-Nigerian world. Also visit our sister site at www.lifemag.com. Admire EMAGES on Instagram.com, like EMAGES on Facebook.com and talk to EMAGES on Twitter @emagesmagazine
EMAGES EXECUTIVE AWARDSCEOs bear the majority of the responsibility and risk for any firm; despite this, they work hard to ensure that their company remains at the forefront of its industry and provides its clients with the very highest standards of products or service. As such, EMAGES Magazine offers a selection of award programmes specifically designed to highlight the very best of the best Chief Executive Officers/Executive Directors/Managing Director from across the corporate landscape in Nigeria.
Emages Executive Award is dedicated to working around the clock to shine a spotlight on the brightest, best performing and most deserving companies and individuals from around the business world in Nigeria. We’re fiercely passionate about recognizing outstanding achievement, game-changing innovation and outstanding performance, and all of our awards are carefully tailored to provide detailed and in-depth analysis of the very best each market, industry, sector and region has to offer.
We take choosing our winners very seriously and every single one is chosen on merit. As we said, we’re only interested in recognizing the very best so, no matter how big a business is, nobody can buy their way to success. Winners are chosen purely on merit, with our winners decided through a combination of nomination process gathered from the employees of various companies, organization, to the general public of respected industry partners and our own rigorous in-house research and carefully selected Panel of Judges.
Thanks to this rigorous process, nothing is left to chance, and as such the Panel of Judges carefully scrutinize everything from a nominee’s region to their performance over the past 12 months, their commitment to innovation, their methods and even their competition to ensure that only the most deserving names walk away with one of our prestigious trophies. In order to allow our deserving winners the chance to use their success to their advantage, we offer a comprehensive selection of marketing options, including trophies, logos, certificates and space in our dedicated awards supplement, all of which enable them to reach their clients and the people who matter in their industry and showcase their win.
THE AWARD VISION
When looking to recognize and reward excellence in the Nigeria corporate world, it’s all too easy to focus on the headline grabbing names, nationwide brands or company figureheads. But what about the people behind the scenes whose tireless dedication, astute decision making and boundless knowledge of their industry, market and clients keep their firms moving forward each and every day?
The Emages Executive of the Awards pays tribute to the shining stars of the Nigerian Executives who form not just the backbone of their individual firms and organizations, but of their wider sectors and industries. Creativity, innovation and passion for the product or service are the things that separate great companies from merely good ones and these awards celebrate the individuals who, through their commitment to these areas, are the driving force behind their firms’ growth and prosperity.
THE AWARD MISSION
The Emages Executive of the Year Awards are dedicated to recognizing innovative and strong leadership amongst business leaders in Nigeria, across all businesses, sectors and industries, likewise gears towards recognizing, promoting, and rewarding the excellence, professionalism, and outstanding achievements of executives and all C-Level Managers employees, and teams. The awards also help recognize and identify effective practices that can be replicated within and across corporate organizations.
The Emages Executive of the Year Awards is designed to identify, honor and showcase the most respected companies and their executives’ achievements.
The CEO content/feature of Emages Magazine aims to provide CEO’s and C-Level executives with up-to-date corporate developments, business news and technological innovations from around the world. The Content also covers insights into the decision making processes and strategic thinking of a modern day CEO and its Executives.
People First: The Emages Executive Awards Team believes that all people with intellectual and developmental abilities are defined by their own strengths, abilities and inherent value.
Equity: The Emages Executive Awards Team believes that people with intellectual and developmental abilities are entitled to the respect, dignity, equality, safety, and securities accorded to other members of society.
Community: The Emages Executive Awards Team believes that people with intellectual and developmental abilities belong in the community and have fundamental moral, civil and constitutional rights to be fully included and actively participate in all aspects of society.
Self-determination: The Emages Executive Awards Team believes in self-determination and self-advocacy. People with intellectual and developmental abilities, with appropriate resources and supports, can make decisions about their own lives and must be heard on issues that affect their well-being.
Diversity: The Emages Executive Awards Team believes that society in general and The Arc in particular benefit from the contributions of people with diverse personal characteristics (including but not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, age, geographic location, sexual orientation, gender and type of disability)
Guiding Principles: The Emages Executive Awards Team acts to ensure that people with intellectual and developmental abilities, professionals, entrepreneurs, and other concerned members of the public that possess meaningful opportunities to inform and guide the direction of the organization’s advocacy, including determining policy and positions on important issues. The Emages Executive Awards Team strives for diversity in its leadership, as well as in all facets of the work of the organization.
Visionary Leadership: The Emages Executive Awards Team leads by articulating a positive vision for the future of people with intellectual and developmental abilities and catalyzes public and private support in realization of its vision through carefully planned and well-executed goals, strategies and actions.
Public Interest: The Emages Executive Awards Team represents the public interest, supporting and acting with and on behalf of all people with intellectual and developmental abilities and their families regardless of the type of partnership or collaborations.
Collaboration: The Emages Executive Awards Team works with individuals, organizations and coalitions in a collaborative awards, events and ceremonies. The Emages Executive Awards Team values and promotes effective partnerships between sponsors, volunteer and staff leadership at all levels of the organization.
Transparency, Integrity and Excellence: The Emages Executive Awards Team conducts its award business with integrity, accountability, and openness, honest and timely communication. The Emages Executive Awards Team is committed to quality and excellence in all it does.
To showcase Nigeria’s successful CEOs/Executive/Managing Directors
To highlight the significant achievements of leading figures and government leaders
Honoring the path breaking Creativity and Leadership in the Era of Global Competitiveness
Modern Perspectives on Best-Performing CEO’s, C-Level Executives and Leaders, Leadership Styles in an era of Changing World
Building the next generation of Best-Performing Young C–Level Executives and Leaders, to ensure continuous flow of well qualified leaders
Leader and Leadership Sustainability and Transition Strategies from the Best-Performing CEO to Leadership Role Models (L.R.M)
Strategic and Executive leadership development for various executive positions in government and business organizations.
Promote the spirit of competition among organizations to highlight the concept of model leadership
Widen the concept of effective leadership in institutions to make optimal use of existing resources and develop the creative and competitive rules of governance in the effective application of institutional principles
Promoting the culture of leadership excellence and modern management systems in the government and business organizations
Promoting the best practices of creative leadership in government and business organizations.
Encourage the spirit of competition and cooperation between government and private institutions in the application of global best leadership practices.
Present a platform for the comprehensive exchange of ideas and experiences of outstanding leadership and senior executives and distinct personalities to identify success stories and achievements locally, regionally and globally.
Define the potential of leaders in developing strategic plans for the future of the organization and drawing the right directions in achieving these objectives
Primary Audience – Chief Executive Directors/Officers
Secondary Audience – Job-Specific/Recognition Awards (C-level Executives), Industry Awards, Elder States Men (Golden Award), Honorary Executive award (recognizing organizational heroes in the society) &Public sector executives.
THE EMAGES EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR AWARDS encompasses various process including; nomination, ticketing, application etc. chaired by distinguished panel of judges.
NOMINATION – Nominations will be opened on 23rd December, 2019 for The EMAGES 2020 Executive of the Year Awards. From media to manufacturing, there’s a category for every type of executive. And the awards aren’t just open to CEOs. CFOs, CIOs, Managing Directors and EAs making a difference in their organizations are encouraged to nominate too. All nomination processes are found on the website at www.executiveawards.com.ng
JUDGES – Judging and selection of a winner is done by a Panel of Judges comprises of distinguished peer Professionals/Executives/CEOs virtually from 20th September to 15 October 2021.
The 2021 committee will consists of:
Bola Atta: Group Director, Corporate Communication, UBA PLC; CEO at UBA Foundation; Executive Director, REDTV
Olaojo Femi: Head of IT and Procurment 9mobile Nigeria.
Abodunrin Robert: Deputy General Manager at Scib Nigeria & Company Limited
Jide Adeyemi: CEO/Chief Brand Strategist Big And Bold Communications Limited
Tunde-Success Osideko: Senior Manager, Organisation Development and Performance, MTN Nigeria.
Foluso Gbadamosi: Executive Director, Junior Achievement Nigeria
Rolake Akinkugbe-Filani: The Chief Commercial Officer, Mixta Africa
Soromidayo George: The Director, Corporate Affairs & Sustainable Business, Unilever Nigeria Plc
Hansatu Adegbite: The Executive Director, Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ)
Audrey Joe-Ezigbo: The Co-Founder & Deputy Managing Director, Falcon Corporation Limited
Adebisi Adeyemi: The Managing Director/CEO, Dcsl Corporate Services Ltd
Ngover Ihyembe-Nwankwo: The Head Coverage, Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria
Chinwe Egwim: Senior Economist, FBNQuest Merchant Bank
BOLA ATTA is the Exclusive Chairperson to the 2021 Selection Committee.
APPLICATIONS: Applications are live on the website.
- Register for an account
- Submit your application
- Press Brief: 9th May, 2021
- Nomination Open: 12th July, 2021
- Nomination Close: 10th September, 2021
- Applications Open: 12th July, 2021
- Applications Close: 17th September, 2021
- Panel of Judges Commence: 20th September, 2021
- Panel of Judges End: 15 October, 2021
- Finalists Announced: 21st October, 2021
- First Winners Announcement: 1rd November, 2021
- Second Winners Announcement: 8th November, 2021
- Third Winners Announcement: 15th November, 2021
- Award Ceremony: 27th November, 2021
- 4-6pm Red Carpet
- 6pm Saturday 27th November, 2021
- Black Tie Event
GENERAL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
To be eligible for an Executive of the Year Award, applicants should:
- Role: Be employed full time in a senior position (full time not applicable to the Chairperson Award).
- Company: Work for an organization reaching an annual turnover of N50m+ net worth within Nigeria (turnover not applicable to not-for-profit and start-up awards).
- Availability: Be available to attend the awards from 6pm on Saturday 27th November 2021 at EKO HOTEL & SUITE Lagos.
- Additional Awards: Applicants for the CEO of the Year and Managing Director of the Year awards are also required to apply for an industry award.
For category-specific criteria, please refer to the categories page and select ‘Criteria’ to see the details for that award.