The Managing Director and CEO of RCBank Amb. Dr. Walton E. Gilpin (COOR) has today 11th July, 2023 received an award from The Members of the House of Representatives South Carolina for his contribution to Economic Development in the Banking Industry.
The 13th African Business Leadership awards ceremony took place in London United Kingdom (The Africa London summit) with the theme “New Opportunities for African Investments, Partnership and Collaborations.”
Dr. Gilpin was spotted among key panelist members of the African Summit in London on the CEOs roundtable discussion for Re-imagining Africa’s Private Sector as Economic growth Enablers on the Continent. Dr. Gilpin was accompanied by the Finance Director of RCBank Mr. Abassie Thomas to receive the award and both were happy for the prestigious award looking forward for more laurels and accolades in recognition of the Bank’s performance in the industry.
Key elements of the Summit’s edition include:
1. Bringing together Industry Leaders, Business and Policy Leaders, Academics, Researchers, and Research Scholars, as well as Key Stakeholders from across Africa and the United Kingdom, under one roof to connect with one another, thereby building bridges, partnerships and collaborations, as well as fostering a network and movement towards Africa’s Economic Development and Innovative Manufacturing to address unemployment on the continent.
2. Convene high-level panels, plenary and keynote presentations for renewed discussion to exchange experiences, evidenced based researches and practical approaches to boosting Africa’s push towards Industrialization and sustainable economic growth.
3. Address emerging issues and challenges that confront Africa’s socio-economic and environmental sustainability.
4. Celebrate some of the most influential and prominent businesses and political leaders, as well as policy makers in Africa, who have demonstrated leadership excellence and promoted innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability in their communities and nations during the 13th African Business Leadership Awards.
As Peter Burdin the former Head, BBC Africa was a key moderator, other great personalities in the order of sessions include: H.E Rindra Hasimbelo Rabarinirinarison – Minister of Economic & Finance (Madagascar). Mukwande Chibesakunda, CEO, Zambia National Commercial Bank. Josielle Rafidy, CEO, Economic Development Board – Madagasca. Prof. Muhammad Abubakar, MD/CEO – Galaxy Backbone Ltd. Nigeria. Hon. Johnny Damian Ohisa, Governor – Bank of Sudan. Dr. Athuman Y. Ngenya, Director General – Tanzania Bureau of Standards and many more……..