Accra, Dec. 26, GNA-MTN Ghana’s People Management practices has received recognition at the third Africa Human Resources Innovation Award ceremony, held in Accra by carrying six prestigious awards as the highest to be received by a nominee.
The awards included; ‘HR Innovation of the Year’, ‘HR Team of the Year’ (Gold), ‘Outstanding Employee Retention Policy’ and ‘Employer of the Year’.
A statement from MTN Ghana, copied to the Ghana News Agency, explained that the awards were in recognition of MTN’s excellent HR practices and models, innovation and resilience in the HR space and many initiatives employed by MTN especially in the challenging year of 2020.
The other awards were won by Madam Amma Benneh-Amponsah, the Human Resources Executive of MTN Ghana, for her ‘Outstanding Contribution to HR Industry’.
She was also named among the Africa Top 50 HR Leaders, the statement said.
Receiving the awards, Madam Benneh-Amponsah expressed appreciation to the organisers for the recognition saying: “Recognition is important especially in an unusual year. The awards received will urge MTN Ghana to prioritise continuous improvement in people management that translates into improved products and services for our cherished customers.”
“There hasn’t been a better time for HR practitioners to make a difference and we need to take the leadership in our respective organisations towards making the shifts required to sustain businesses, protect jobs and sustain employee engagement in the workplace”
She said MTN was a feedback and insight driven organisation and both internal and external initiatives were people and customer driven.
A focus on the customer both internal and external, she said, had enabled MTN to be productive, efficient and effective in serving its people and customers during this difficult time of COVID-19.
Mr Selorm Adadevoh, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana, congratulated the HR Executive and her team for the leadership in ensuring that they practise and employ best HR practices.
“Today, majority of MTN employees are working from home and work is going on. Kudos to Amma for the great leadership skills in developing and implementing policies that contributes to the success of the business. A big congratulations to the HR Team for the collaboration and the sterling performance,” he added.
The Africa Human Resources Innovation Awards formerly Ghana Human Resources Innovation Awards is an annual celebration of leading Human Resource Practitioners and organisations with Top-notch HR models who made sterling contributions to the corporate sector over the years.