The Top 10 magazine has announced the selection of Dr. Tope Agbeyo,Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cornfield Group, as its Man of the Year for 2017.
In a press release signed by Mr. Tony Iji, publisher and editor-in-chief, the magazine said in line with its tradition of celebrating excellence in the various sectors of the Nigerian economy, the choice of Agbeyo was based on the many innovations and inventions his organization has engineered, especially the many bespoke enterprise solutions it has provided for major examination bodies in the West African sub-region in general, and Nigeria in particular. The bodies include the West African Examinations Council (WAEC); the National Examinations Council (NECO) and the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board.
It said Dr. Agbeyo was chosen because of his commitment to the promotion of locally designed solutions, to add fillip to the technological revolution that has been embraced across the length and breadth of West Africa.His organization’s solutions, which benefits over 3.5 million combined users every year, have restored user and observer confidence in the examination bodies in the sub-region, apart from creating improved social profile and increased service user experience.
Apart from examination bodies, Agbeyo’s companies have designed, developed and manufactured innovative and ground breaking products targeted at addressing other specific Government, Organization and Cultural needs, one of which was a complete enterprise solution for National Police Force positioned to cater for over 150 million users. “All these accomplishments under his leadership are worthy of celebration, hence the decision of our management to named him as The Top10 Magazine Man of the Year 2017” stated Mr. Iji
The Cornfield Group comprises Media Concepts International Limited, Botosoft Technologies Limited, Cornfield Transnational Limited and FOAM Studio Nigeria Limited.
Dr. Agbeyo’s official investiture as The Top10 Magazine Man of the Year 2017 is slated to be part of a high-profile ceremony in January, 2018, to honour Nigeria’s top 10s, those that have made the magazine’s list of Top 10 in the different sectors of the economy since inception.