Old Mutual Ghana has honoured its hard-working employees at the just-ended 2021 Stars of Africa Awards, an annual employee-recognition event held in Accra.
The Stars of Africa Awards Night is an annual celebration organised by Old Mutual Ghana, mainly to honour hard-working employees and celebrate an active and involving year for the company.
A total of 19 employees were recognised and rewarded for their exceptional performance. The event precedes a nomination process whereby employees are encouraged to nominate colleagues for selected categories of the awards scheme. Aside from winners of categories, nominators are also rewarded for their keen observation, team-work and commitment to the nomination processes.
“At Old Mutual, we have a longstanding tradition of recognising, rewarding and celebrating excellence. Our purpose is to champion mutually positive futures for our customers and other stakeholders every day. Employees who embody the values of our business and go above and beyond for our customers and communities are invaluable. I am proud of the resilience and commitment demonstrated by our employees despite the tough environment presented by COVID-19 challenges,” said Tavona Biza, Group CEO.
Winners of the various categories were awarded with cash prizes and individual citations for their outstanding performance during the year.
Key Award Winners:
- Service excellence award
Winner – Noel Tetteh (Human Capital Consultant) – Winner
Noel Tetteh was commended for his excellent communication, internally and externally, in ensuring the company and individuals understand customer feedback as well as customer experience.
1st Runner Up – Doreen Boafo Ayaw (Client Service Consultant)
Doreen Boafo Ayaw was also commended for her hard work in offering customers the best of services.
- Creative Solutions Award
Winner – Sylvester Wiredu Boateng (Client Service Consultant)
Sylvester Wiredu was appreciated for his desire to find solutions for existing problems, as well as being creative and consistent in developing innovative solutions in the company.
1st Runner Up – Kennedy Senyo Agbeko (Business Analyst/Applications Support)
Kennedy Senyo Agbeko, on the other hand, was commended for his innovative support in assisting other departments aside from his own.
- Most Inspirational Individual Award:
Winner – Jojo Akorli (Client Relationship Manager)
Jojo Akorli was rewarded for being an inspiration to his team through his hard work, commitment, and service of excellence. His humility in work and appreciative nature were also highlighted.
1st Runner Up – Sandra Akyaa Amoako (Client Service Manager)
Sandra Akyaa Amoako came in second position for being a leader who believes in her team and grants them opportunities.
Mentor/ Leadership Award
Winner – Head of Distribution, Emma Ocansey, emerged the winner for this category. She was honoured for her consistent commitment to hard work and excellence. She also stood out because of her passion for the success and growth of her team-members.
Best Team Award
Winner – The Human Capital Team were the sole winners of this category; they were acknowledged for their teamwork and synergy in administering their duties, as well as empowering employees.
Old Mutual Ghana is a reputable and trusted financial institution with an innovative record in offering the best in insurance services. With our 176-year heritage, the brand has been consistent in championing mutually positive futures by offering excellent financial services to a wide range of customers across the African continent.