Outstanding HR practitioners honoured at 2019 GHRIA

Outstanding HR practitioners honoured at 2019 GHRIA
Source: Ghana|Myjoyonline.com
Date: 27-02-2019 Time: 02:02:51:pm
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A total of Forty –Three (43) Human Resource Practitioners including organizations were honoured at the 2nd Ghana human Resource Innovation Awards (GHRIA) 2019.

The event which took place at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel recognized organizations with excellent HR practices and models as well as leading practitioners, who have demonstrated excellence & Innovation in the HR Profession.

Now in the second year, GHRIA  2019 which was on the theme ‘Celebrating excellence in the HR industry’  is an annual celebration of leading Human Resource Practitioners and Organizations with topnotch HR models who have made sterling contributions to the corporate sector over the years.

In all, thirteen organizations participated in the awards ceremony and these include; Melcom Group,Goldfields Ghana, Guinness Ghana, Barclays Bank, ECG, VRA, MTN Ghana, Broll Ghana,PricewaterhouseCoopers,Enterprise Group,Ghana Exim Bank,SSNIT and DVLA.

Speaking at event, Chief Executive Officer of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission,Dr. Edward Kwapong who spoke on behalf of the Minister of Labour and Employment Relations,Hon. Ignatius Baffour Awuah said the wealth of  a nation in  any organization  or  institution lies in the quality of its Human Resources and how well these resources are managed.

“Importance of the work done by those whose responsibility it is to manage these resources cannot be overlooked, it is in line with this that I take the opportunity to commend   the Organizers of this event, Instinctwave for providing the platform to recognize and reward hardworking Human Resource experts and professionals for their efforts and contributionto the employment and labour sector of this country”.

According to Dr.Kwapong, unemployment is a national security issue and as a result government has embarked on an aggressive developmental agenda for job creation as its main focus.He noted that, this is contained in the coordinated programme of social and economic development policies  2017-2024 and actualized with the numerous ongoing government initiative most of which is by popular catch phrase; “Free SHS,One District –one factory, one –village-one dam, Nation Builders Corp (NaBco)”among others.


“To achieve the Nana Akufo-Addo vision of Ghana beyond aid, quality human resource are a key and essential requirement. The responsibility of development rest on all players in the society and not just government”.

He reiterated that as a Ministry mandated to oversee and manage employment and labour issues of the country, the creation of decent jobs and welfare of workers is of utmost importance to the Ministry of employment and Labour Relations.

Mr. Akin Naphtal, CEO of InstinctWave, organisers of the event, in his opening address said the impact of HR leaders are rarely celebrated or recognized which is why Instinctwave has created the platform to reward the efforts and hard work of HR Practitioners and organizations.

“We are grateful to stakeholders, partners, HR professionals and organizations for their support, dedication and contribution in making this 2nd GHRIA a successful one, I would also congratulate award winners for their efforts, hard work and Professionalism, and we look forward to another memorable event in the coming years”.                

Below is the list of Award winners:

ORGANIZATIONAL AWARDS

HR Innovation of the Year: Retail

Melcom Group

HR Innovation of the Year: Mining

Goldfields Ghana

HR Innovation of the Year: Professional Services

PricewaterhouseCoopers

HR Innovation of the Year Award: Real Estate

Broll Ghana

HR Innovation of the Year: Alcoholic & Non-alcoholic Manufacturing

Guinness Ghana

HR Innovation of the Year: Telecom

MTN Ghana

HR Innovation of the Year Banking:

Barclays Bank

Excellence in Leadership Development Award

Goldfields Ghana

HR Innovation of the Year: Insurance

Enterprise Group

Outstanding Employee Retention Policy

MTN Ghana

Excellence in Women Empowerment Strategy

Guinness Ghana

Excellence in Employee Engagement

MTN Ghana

Excellence in Graduate Recruitment & Development Award

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Employer of the Year

MTN Ghana

HR Team of the Year: Bronze

Barclays Bank

HR Team of the Year: Silver

 Goldfields Ghana

MTN Ghana

HR Team of the Year: Gold

Public Sector Winners

Emerging HR Innovation of the Year Award (Public Sector)

DVLA

HR Innovation of the Year: Public Sector

Ghana Exim Bank

HR Team of the Year (Public Sector): Bronze

VRA

HR Team of the Year Public Sector: Silver

Ghana Exim Bank

HR Team of the Year: Gold

ECG

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

HR Professional of the Year (Private Sector)

Mr. William Easmon

Human Resource Director, Barclays Bank Ghana Ltd

 

HR Woman Professional of The Year (Private sector)

Dr. Hazel P BerrardAmuah,

Human Resource Director,Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited

HR Professional of the Year (Public Sector)

Mr. Lawrence OseiKuffuor

Director/Human Resource, ECG

HR Woman Professional of the Year (Public Sector)

Mrs. Joyce Wereko-AmpimOpoku

General Manager, Admin & Human Resource, SSNIT

Bronze Most people focused CEO of the Year (Public Sector):  Mr. KwasiAgyemangBusia

CEO, DVLA

Silver Most people focused CEO of the Year( Public Sector):  Mr. Emmanuel AntwiDarkwa
Gold Most people focused CEO of the year ( Public Sector):  Mr. Lawrence Agyinsam CEO, Ghana Exim Bank

Most people focused CEO of the Year (Private Sector): Mr.  KeliGadzekpo

 

HR Personality of the Year Award: AmmaBenneh- Amponsah

Human Resource Executive, MTN Ghana

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders Award:

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Prince KyeiBafour

Head, Human Resource Manager, Melcom Group

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

AmmaBenneh- Amponsah

Human Resources Executive, MTN Ghana

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Theodora Nti-Appiah

Senior Manager, Human Capital        

PricewaterhouseCoopers Ghana

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Mr. Francis Eduku

Vice President & Head of Human Resources of West Africa 

Gold Fields Ghana

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Doreen AkorfaGagakuma

Head of HR/Administration Division,Broll Ghana Ltd

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Mr. William Easmon

Human Resource Director, Barclays Bank Ghana Ltd

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Dr. Hazel PBerrardAmuah,

Human Resource Director,Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Mr. Lawrence OseiKuffuor

Director,Human Resource, ECG

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Mrs. Joyce Wereko-AmpimOpoku

General Manager, Admin & Human Resource, SSNIT

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

AmmaKorantemaAnsah

General Manager, Group Human Resources

Enterprise Group

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Mr.MichaelTetteh-Voetagbe

General Manager, Human Resource & Administration

Ghana EXIM Bank

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Dr. (Mrs). Irene Stella Agyenim-Boateng

HR Director, VRA

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

NaaBortei-Doku, Director of HR, GNPC

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Daphne Oppong, HR Director, Ecobank

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Angela Abraham MBA, HR Director, The Coca-Cola Bottling COY

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Peter Duplan, HR Manager, GLICO GROUP LTD

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

AkwelleyBulley Director, HR Universal Merchant Bank

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Hannah AshiokaiAkrong, HR Director Vodafone Ghana

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

 Ann Obeng-Ababio Head, HR Access Bank Ghana

Ghana Top 20 HR Leaders

Vivian Tetteh, Head, HR Cadbury Ghana Limited


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