Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has been named among Bloomberg’s 50 world’s most influential personalities. The list of individuals chosen by the Bloomberg Market, consists of CEOs, world leaders as well as religious leaders.
Elon Musk, Mo Ibrahim and Tidjane Thiam also made the list. Dangote is number 41 on the list.
Bloomberg said “those on the list build companies and assemble fortunes. They shape economies and spread ideas. They manage money and wield the clout that goes with the billions of dollars they invest.”
Bloomberg noted that “Aliko Dangote, founder, Dangote Group, Africa’s most successful businessman built his fortune in sugar, textiles, and cement in his native Nigeria where, today, he’s a political as well as a financial power broker. He’s expanding in other countries and may list his cement company in London.”
You can view the Full List HERE.