For the third time in a row, the telecommunications giant was adjudged the Overall Best Organization in HR Practice. MTN was also awarded Best Organizational Culture, Employer of Choice, Best HR Management in Telecommunication and IT, and Best Organization Information System. In addition, the Human Resource Executive of MTN, Mrs. Amma Benneh-Amponsah was adjudged the HR Practitioner of the Year.
A citation, signed by the President of the HR Focus Committee, Dr. Mrs. Ellen Hagan and presented to MTN at the awards ceremony, reads “Your HR visibility and role are second to none. You have established yourselves not just as leaders, but as pacesetters. You have left a trail of excellence with regards to Human Resource Management and have set a standard that is worthy of emulation……..”
MTN was further lauded for creating a conducive environment for growth and operating a positive corporate structure where staff are treated fairly and with respect.
She dedicated the awards to the hardworking and dedicated staff of MTN. She also encouraged all HR practitioners to be focused and strive for excellence.
The HR Awards is organized by the HR Focus Magazine to identify and reward organizations that have the tradition of best practices in Human Resource Management.
MTN Ghana is the market leader in the increasingly competitive mobile telecommunications industry in Ghana, offering subscribers a range of exciting options under Pay Monthly and Pay As You Go Services. The company has committed itself to delivering reliable and innovative services that provide value for subscribers in Ghana’s telecommunications market. Since its entry into Ghana in 2006, MTN has continuously invested in expanding and modernizing its network in order to offer superior services to a broad expanse of the nation. Total network investments from 2006-2016 are about US$3.472 billion. MTN has the widest network coverage across Ghana. With the recent commercial launch of 4G LTE services, MTN became the only mobile operator providing 4G services in all regional capitals and large cities. The company has also built three modern switch and data centres to deliver stable, reliable, efficient and robust Telecom and Data Services to customers.
From Sammy Heywood Okine