Lagos, Nigeria September 2023

Lagos, Nigeria – SeamlessHR, Africa’s leading Payroll and HR Technology Company, has won the Next Bulls Award category of the 2023 Top 25 CEOs Awards organised by BusinessDay Media Limited. The ceremony took place at the upscale Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, over the weekend.

The annual awards have served as a private sector flagship event, used in identifying the best performing chief executive officers as well as leading privately-held companies.

The award recognises business leaders and outstanding companies who have created sustainable value for their stakeholders and unprecedented impact within their operating environment through their strategic priorities, organisational values, and market engagement activities.

Frank Aigbogun, Publisher of BusinessDay, said, “The Top CEOs & Next Bulls Awards are designed to honour leaders and organisations that exemplify excellence, innovation, and a drive for positive change.”

SeamlessHR won the award based on its impressive growth, market reputation, quality standard compliance, and world-class corporate values. Under the visionary leadership of its CEO and Co-founder, Dr. Emmanuel Okeleji, the company has grown steadily, attracting broad positive interest from investors and industry analysts.

While receiving the award on behalf of SeamlessHR, Dr. Emmanuel Okeleji expressed his gratitude for the recognition, stating, “Receiving the Next Bulls Award from Business Day is a profound honour for us. It underscores our unwavering commitment to innovation, excellence, and our relentless pursuit of improving productivity and transforming HR operations for businesses across the African continent.



SeamlessHR’s cutting-edge HR and payroll solutions have empowered organisations of all sizes, enabling them to streamline their HR processes, elevate productivity, and enhance the overall employee experience. The company’s rapid growth and its profound impact on the industry made it a standout choice for this prestigious award.

The Top 25 CEOs Awards by Business Day is renowned for its rigorous selection process, recognizing leaders who have made extraordinary contributions in their respective industries. SeamlessHR and its visionary CEO, Dr. Emmanuel Okeleji, have now joined the elite group of trailblazers driving positive change within the business world.

SeamlessHR continues to expand its reach and impact, it remains steadfast in its dedication to empowering African businesses through digital transformation. 


About SeamlessHR

SeamlessHR is Africa’s leading payroll and HR technology company, focused on helping businesses manage their entire HR and Payroll lifecycle from hire to retirement, with cutting-edge technology solutions.  With nearly 1,000 medium to large enterprises across over 20 countries, the company has offices in Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya and recently commenced operations in Botswana. 

The company recently raised $10million in a Series A round of funding to double down on its impressive pan-African expansion and build out new embedded finance products.