Elkin Kwesi Pianim is a Ghanaian business executive. He is well known as the son of Kwame Pianim and the ex-husband of Elizabeth Murdoch.
Elkin was born in 1970 (age 53 years). He is a Vassar graduate and an associate in the New York corporate finance department of the Rothschild Investment Bank. Elkin Kwesi Safo Pianim has served as Executive Chairman of African Champion Industries Ltd. since 2009.
He was the Director of the Company from April 1, 2007, to 2009. He trained as an investment banker with Rothschild in New York. He is an entrepreneur with 10 years of business experience in Africa.
He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Vassar College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the London Business School.
His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential investment bankers in Ghana. Elkin Pianim stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight, which suits his personality.
Pianim’s ex-wife, Elisabeth, is an Australian-born British-American media executive based in the United Kingdom.
She was a non-executive chairperson of Shine Group, the UK-based TV program production company she founded in 2001, until the company’s parent 21st Century Fox merged its Shine division with Apollo Global Management’s Endemol and Core Media production houses, specializing in reality TV, in 2015.
Elkin Pianim and his ex-wife Elisabeth had their wedding on September 10, 1993, at St. Timothy Catholic Church, near the Beverly Hills residence of Elisabeth’s parents. Pianim and Elisabeth divorced in 1998.
Elkin Pianim Children
Elkin Pianim has two children, Cornelia Pianim (born in 1994 in New York) and Anna Pianim (born in 1997 in London).