The Human Resource team of AirtelTigo has been adjudged the ‘HR Team of the Year’ at the 2019 Human Resource Focus Awards held in Accra. The AirtelTigo team won the award for employing innovative and unique approaches to addressing key business issues.

Excerpts from the citation conferred on the AirtelTigo HR Team reads: “Your influence on HR cannot be underestimated. As a team, your collaborative approach to HR practice and your ability to attract and develop talents is par excellence.

“Your timely and excellent execution and completion of a merger between two independent telecommunications giants, which was the first of its kind in Africa, is commendable. As a team, your ability to seamlessly develop a comprehensive compensation and benefits strategy for the newly merged entity to remain competitive is worth emulating.

“You have shown excellence in your collective functions and in business partnering with other functions across your organisation to achieve cross-functional synergies and bottom-line performance.” 

Receiving the award, the Chief HR Officer at AirtelTigo, Eric Sewonu Adadevoh, said: “We are elated to receive this award which reinforces our track record of creating new opportunities for people and their passion, valuing their commitment to work and generating trust through our company values.”

“We thank the panel of expert judges for recognizing our efforts during the integration period and collaborative approach taken to HR activities and how it linked to our company’s objectives. I also thank our Leadership team, colleagues, and partners for their excellent collaborative support,” he added.

Showcasing excellence in the Ghanaian HR sector, the 2019 awards, organized by the HR Focus Magazine, was designed to bring together top-level executives and business professionals with the aim of shared learning and discussions around a central theme, agile working and redefining productivity.

The awards scheme recognizes and honors organisations that have built up a tradition of best practice in HR management. The event was attended by over 200 professionals and business executives.