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Business News of Thursday, 6 September 2018

Source: Liranz Limited

Noble Nicholas Bortey honored with Africa International Award of Merit 2018

Noble Nicholas Bortey, Chief Executive Officer of Liranz limited was honoured at Africa International Award of Merit for his immense contribution to the IT industry in Ghana and the West Africa region. The West Africa International Press limited presented him with the award at the recently held International Conference on Parliamentary Democracy in Africa/Awards 2018 held at the Volta Hotel – Akosombo.

Mr. Bortey, who is the current Man of the Year Information Technology by the Exclusive Men of the Year (EMY) Africa Awards 2018 has broken several barriers in the Information Technology sector in Ghana which has been recognized by the International Nobles Awards and also been inducted into the West Africa Nobles Forum 2018. He was adjudged the best innovation & technology entrepreneur of the year 2017 by Ghana Entrepreneurs and Corporate Executives (GECE) Awards 2017, 40 under forty innovation & technology category winner 2017, Young ICT entrepreneur of the year 2017 by GITTA. The Confederation of West African Youths have also acknowledged him as one of the 100 Most Influential Young Persons In West Africa. He has also being nominated in the Ghana’s 50 most influential and Ghana’s 100 most influential. These and many others.

He participated in a research study into IT and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) space in Ghana with Dr. Mohammed Amir Anwar from the University of Oxford.

Through his leadership, Liranz has developed breakthrough solutions and built strong relationships with clients spanning various sectors of the economy including; Oil and Gas, Financial Services, Legal Services, Logistics & Transportation, Real Estate, Agriculture, Education, Startups etc.


Since the establishment of his company Liranz, Mr. Bortey has successfully grown the business with his strong team at Liranz to be adjudged the IT Consulting firm of the year in for the second consecutive time, 2017 and 2018 by Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA).


His company was also recognized by GITTA as the IT Managed Services Provider for the year 2018 at an award ceremony held at Movenpic Hotel on 29th June 2018. Liranz was also recognized by the West Africa Business Excellence Awards as the Most Outstanding ICT firm for the year 2017 barely six years after set up.


Mr. Nicholas Bortey has over a decade of experience in IT Service Management, IT Service delivery approach, Project management, Digital Transformation strategy, Business Transformation, IT Strategy management and Alignment, Multimedia Communication, Business development and entrepreneurship. He has consulted at both executive and operational levels helping organizations achieve real business value with appropriate technology.


Speaking to the press, the chief executive officer of Liranz limited expressed his profound gratitude to the organizers of the conference and stated that “We will continue to provide world class tailored IT solutions to support business operations in Ghana and beyond.”

Currently, Mr. Nicholas Bortey is using his experience and leadership skills to mentor and impact the lives of so many Ghanaians through his Liranz foundation which organizes annual seminars and mentorship programs for undergraduates, graduates and entrepreneurs.


Nicholas’ immense experience and knowledge is felt across all aspects of the Liranz business, including strategic planning, general management, staff management and key account management.

The awards event also saw other dignitaries and organizations like Rev. Dr. Joyce Aryee, Noble Isaac Duose (Rtd Appeal Court Judge), Wisconsin International University College, Blue Crest College, Endpoint Homeopathic Clinic, and Noble (Dr.) Abdul Salam Akate win various awards.