Dr. Teni Adesanya, Founder and Executive Chairman of Oxford Holdings, has emerged The Top10 Magazine Man of the Year, 2021. The business tycoon came tops in a rigorous selection process that featured about 100 other equally prominent and successful Nominees, in an exercise that involved various stages of screening, from which he emerged the winner.
In announcing his choice as the magazine’s Man of the Year, the board of editors of The Top10 Magazine said Dr. Adesanya was chosen because of his outstanding accomplishments in the Nigerian business world, especially his ability to grow the Oxford brand to international standard as Nigeria’s fastest conglomerate with tentacles in many sectors of the economy.
In a letter conveying the decision of the management of Toncam Communications Limited, Publishers of the Top10 Magazine to bestow the award to Dr Adesanya, it said ‘it is our considered view that your massive investments in key sectors, coupled with your recent notable achievements in 2021 in areas of rise in ROI to investors, new projects, infrastructure development, creation of employment opportunities for the youths etc, are a demonstration of your commitment to Nigeria’s economic development, which is worthy of commendation, hence the decision of our management to accord you this special recognition as The Top10 Magazine Man of the Year, 2021’.
The Top10 Magazine Man of the Year award was instituted six years ago as an annual award to recognize and honour outstanding personality that has recorded milestone accomplishments in a given year in any relevant sector.
Dr. Adesanya is the founder of Oxford Holdings, a private owned and internationally recognized business empire with diversified operation across one of the largest value chains imaginable. It has emerged as a multi-sectorial business empire with tentacles across the entire business landscape of Nigeria, creating wealth and value in every key sector of the economy.
It is a conglomerate with over 200 subsidiaries engaged in various business activities ranging from real estate, real estate investment, agriculture, information technology management and building and construction.
The network of operation also covers engineering, logistic services, human capital development, asset management, banking, dredging and oil and gas. Others are logistic, fashion and lifestyle, print media, renewable energy, property valuation and many more.
The group has extended its large operational network in Nigeria beyond the borders, having established active business operation in Rwanda and Benin Republic.
Mr. Tony Iji, Publisher/Editor-In-Chief of The Top10 Magazine has hinted that ahead of the official presentation of the award, the magazine is putting together a special edition to celebrate Dr. Adesanya, which will chronicle his winning Strides, his exploits in the business world and what Dr. Adesanya and his Organization, the Oxford Holdings represent in the Nigerian economy. Mr. Iji stated that the magazine has earlier unveiled Dr. Adesanya few days ago as its 2021 Man of the year on all its social media handles, which is the first phase of the programme. The second phase is the official media statement announcing his selection, while the third phase is the special publication on Dr. Adesanya by the magazine. The final phase is the award ceremony to present the award to Dr Adesanya.