InstinctWave Announces 1st Nigeria Top 50 CFO Awards


Africa’s premium B2B event management company, InstinctWave, has announced the maiden edition of the Nigeria Top 50 CFO Awards (NGCFO Awards).

The award is aimed at recognising the top 50 outstanding Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) who are key to the success of their organisation through innovative leadership and efficient operation of the company’s financial functions.

NGCFO awards will recognise and acknowledge the exemplary achievements and the professional contribution of CFOs and Finance Executives, as well as other business executives involved in the finance function of their organisation.

Commenting on the event, the Chief Executive Officer, InstinctWave, Mr. Akin Naphtal, said: “The CFO’s role has transitioned from the traditional functions of controlling the finance and accounts of the organisation, to being core to the execution of corporate strategy. This is why we are happy to celebrate and honour these finance experts who are at the forefront of promoting economic growth and contributing immensely to the sector.”

He added that the finance industry is very dynamic and has immense impact on Africa’s overall economy. “The relevance of the sector is seen now more than ever through the innovative ways by which players in the industry handled the pandemic and kept things running regardless.”

Entries are open to all CFOs or heads of finance that have made outstanding contributions to his/her company’s performance and growth.

The Nigeria Top 50 CFO Awards night will provide an exceptional opportunity for CFOs to network, and reinforce relationships. It is scheduled to hold at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos, on April 30, 2021.