6th EMY Awards: Daniel McKorley wins Man of the Year award

6th EMY Awards: Daniel McKorley wins Man of the Year award

The 2021 EMY Africa Awards has named Dr. Daniel McKorley, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of McDan group – a Ghanaian transportation and logistics company, as winner of the ‘Man of the Year’ award under the honorary awards category.

Also, Ms. Patricia Obo-Nai – the Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Ghana, won the Woman of the Year award under the same category.

The award seeks to honour and appreciate their progress and impact, which have been remarkable over the years.

The EMY Africa Awards are held annually to honour personalities who have demonstrated good values, distinguished themselves in their diverse fields of endeavour, and are committed to societal progress.

It awards various nominees across a set of categories based on their achievements within the year under review.

The award categories this year were divided into two sections – the Honorary Awards and the Competitive Awards, which saw winners chosen from a list of nominees based on results of the voting process and was supervised by EY Ghana.


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Award-winners at the 6th EMY Africa Awards include;

Honorary awards

  • Man of the Year – Dr. Daniel McKorley
  • Woman of the Year – Patricia Obo-Nai
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – PLO Lumumba
  • Magnate Award – Ibrahim Mahama
  • Group of the Year – PRESEC Odade3
  • The Settler Award – Samir Kalmoni
  • Humanitarian Award – Monsignor Bobby Benson
  • The Guardian Award – Tommy Annan Forson
  • Green Fingers Award – Solomon Kojo Kusi
  • Man of the Year – Technology – Francis Akuamoah Boateng
  • Asclepian Award – Dr. Okoe Boye
  • Man of Style – Ebuka Obi Uchendu
  • Green Corporate Star Award (A Rocha Ghana) – Zaacoal Limited
  • Citizen Ghana Award – Dr. Kenneth Ashigbey
  • Legend Award – Ebo Taylor
  • Man of Courage – Raphael Botsyo Nkegbe
  • Fanmilk Business-For-Good Award – Teni Agana (Loozeele Initiative)

Competitive awards 

  • Actor of the Year – Adjetey Anang
  • Discovery of the Year – Wode Maya
  • Music Man of the Year – Stonebwoy
  • Creative and Support Arts Award – Francis Brown
  • PAV Ansah Communicator – Bernard Avle
  • Designer of the Year – Toe Talk
  • Brand of the Year – Caveman Watches
  • Man of the Year – Benjamin Azamati
  • Young Achiever Female – Deloris Frimpong Manso
  • Young Achiever Male – Baba Sadiq Abdulai Abu

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