Owen Omogiafo: Meet woman who leads one of the biggest firms in Africa

Owen Omogiafo: Meet woman who leads one of the biggest firms in Africa

- Owen Omogiafo has been appointed as the the president and group chief executive officer of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria

- The lady has been described by a number of media platforms as Africa's youngest chief executive officers

- Owen has accumulated over two decades of experience in various aspects of business leadership

Transcorp Group has appointed Owen Omogiafo as the president and group chief executive officer of the company

Transcorp Group is a diversified conglomerate that has interests in power, hospitality, upstream oil and gas assets.

The appointment follows a previous one as the executive director of the same company.

A report by Business Insider shows that several publications describe her as one of Nigeria’s youngest CEOs.

Legit.ng understands that she has over two decades of corporate experience in organisational development, human capital management, banking, change management, and hospitality.

Omogiafo has won several awards and has been named as one of Africa’s top 100 female CEOs.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that despite growing up economically disadvantaged in Monroe, Louisiana, Thomas Moorehead overcame his childhood struggles, making history as a phenomenal Black achiever in 2018.

Moorehead's journey started in 2001 when he decided to take a risk in the automotive industry which turned out to be worth it as his company, Sterling Motorcars, is now a brand to reckon with.

Sterling Motorcars fast became the first African-American Rolls Royce dealer in the world and first African-American Lamborghini and McLaren dealer in the United States.

Moorehead started out learning about the automotive industry from his mentor and fraternity brother James Bradley, who owns the Bradley Automotive Group.

Bradley encouraged him to pursue the opportunity and said that he could be a millionaire through it.

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Moorehead climbed up the ladder of success as he entered several dealer training programmes using his own savings until he opened his first dealership in 1988 and eventually launched Sterling Motorcars in 2001.

With his good reputation and dedication to customer service, Moorehead caught the attention of Rolls Royce and became its first-ever African-American dealer in the world.

Since then, they have added the Mini Cooper, McLaren, and Lamborghini to their lineup.

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