AfDB introduces excellence in leadership prize

11Jul 2018
By Financial Times Reporter
Financial Times
AfDB introduces excellence in leadership prize
  • ·         Prior to her appointment as Director General of the Southern African Region, Dr Tonia Kandiero served as the bank’s Resident Representative for Tanzania  

The African Development Bank (AfDB) president, Akinwumi Adesina, has instituted a special prize for excellence in leadership in memory of Tonia Kandiero, late Director General of the Bank’s Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office.

The African Development Bank (AfDB) president, Akinwumi Adesina.

On the first anniversary of Tonia’s death, Adesina said, “The Tonia Kandiero Prize is expected to strengthen a culture of professionalism, innovation, and administrative and management excellence, all of which Dr Kandiero exemplified. The Prize for Excellence in Leadership will provide an opportunity to acknowledge, encourage, and nurture leadership talent at all levels in the bank.”

 Adesina described Tonia Kandiero as a true leader and a rare role model who embodied an exceptional standard of excellence. He recalled her strategic vision and passion for the bank’s mission, stressing that those who worked with her still remember her dedication and quiet effectiveness.

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