African entrepreneur Aliko Dangote has been named among the top 25 people who have had the biggest impact on business in the last 25 years. The list, compiled by business news network CNBC, highlights those who, according to CNBC, have disrupted industries, sparked change and exercised an influence far beyond their own companies.
Dangote, who recently featured in the 2014 Forbes Billionaires List, ranked 23rd in CNBC’s First 25 list. “Expanding his empire from his native country to West Africa, and then across sub-Saharan Africa from Ethiopia to South Africa, #Dangote showed that it was possible to create wealth in the region by means other than tapping the continent’s abundant natural resources: Watch Aliko Dangote on CNBC and learn more about where Africa’s richest man sees investment opportunity.
You are such an inspiration Sir!