Bishop Dr. Charles Cofie Hackman has been honoured for his hard work and dedication to bettering the lives of persons with disability (PWDs) and the world at large.
Bishop Dr. Hackman, at the Global Well Respected CEOs Awards and Conference which took place 27th October 2023 at the plush Pan Pacific Hotel, Singapore, was honoured with two awards – Home Care Products Manufacturing as well as a distinguished award for his exceptional contributions to disability advocacy. The awards scheme, under the theme ‘Promoting Global Corporate Competitiveness for Attaining the SDGS, is designed to identify and publicly recognise corporate/institutional CEOs from all around the world.
Being the only recipient of two prestigious awards at the illustrious event, he used the occasion to call for world peace and highlight the need to live peacefully with each other.
Bishop Dr. Hackman is CEO–DV Unlimited Company Limited, a successful manufacturing and marketing business in Ghana that produces quality home care and personal care products under the brand name DV Kliners. It has also gained great recognition as the only company in Ghana manufacturing Made in Ghana hotel amenities for the hospitality industry.
Bishop Dr. Hackman is not only astute with business but also exudes uniqueness in marrying business with humanitarian work. As the esteemed founder and CEO of the H4P (Here for Perfection) Organisation, a non-government organisation (NGO) in special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations, Bishop Dr. Hackman has for more than a decade, through H4P, promoted fundamental human rights and privileges of persons with disability (PWDs).
His generosity knows no bounds, as he consistently allocates a significant portion of the profits from DV Unlimited Co. Ltd.to support and uplift the disabled community. His selflessness and dedication to this cause have not only won him awards but also touched the lives of countless individuals with disabilities, making him a true icon in the world of home care product manufacturing and disability advocacy. His tireless efforts continue to inspire and set a remarkable example for others in the industry.
The H4P organisation has for over twelve years embarked on various life-transforming projects and initiatives. These include the Helping Hand TV Show, an educative and reliable media advocacy for persons with disabilities; the Helping Hand Community Project which offers support services; H4P – Ability Praise Concert (APC), a platform for the promotion of abilities of persons with disabilities in the area of creative arts and entertainment; C.H.I.L. Awards – Christina Hackman Impact Leadership Awards, an award scheme instituted to honour and acknowledge people who contribute significantly toward development of the disability community; the adoption and refurbishment of female hospital wards (Christina Hackman Wards); H4P – Christmas Parties for Special Children and Families; H4P – Public Education Programmes;H4P – National Inter-Schools Disability Fun Games; and H4P Celebration of Love projects, etc.
This recognition is therefore a testament of his commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities. His numerous awards serve as a testament to the profound and lasting difference he has made in this field.
Bishop Dr. Hackman received the Dr. Seidu Danaa Special Award in 2013; was awarded two doctorate degrees in Divinity and Humanity by the Calvary Cross Clergy Council and Seminary in November 2019; won the Humanitarian Category Award at the Ghana Leadership Awards Ceremony in October 2020; Africa’s Most Respected C.E.O in the Industrial Chemical Manufacturing Category, July 2021; and Timothy Bowles African Human Rights Award, Virginia–USA, November 2021.
In June this year, the prestigious Doctor of Letters Honoris (Hon. D. Litt) award was conferred on him by the American Heritage University of Southern California, USA, in recognition of his exceptional contribution to society by promoting inclusivity, dignity and equal rights for all individuals.