Ghana’s innovative and fastest-growing insurance company, Old Mutual Ghana, has honoured its hardworking employees at the just-ended 2021 Stars of Africa Awards, an annual employee recognition event, which was held at the Savannah Gardens in Accra.
The Stars of Africa Awards Night is an annual celebration organised by Old Mutual Ghana, mainly to honour hardworking 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 where employees are encouraged to nominate colleagues for selected categories of the awards scheme.
Aside winners of categories, nominators were also rewarded for their keen observation, teamwork, and commitment to the nomination processes.
2021’s edition of the awards was Hawaiian-themed and hosted at The Savannah Gardens in Accra.
“At Old Mutual, we have a longstanding tradition of recognizing, 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 a tough environment presented with Covid-19 challenges,” said Tavona Biza, Group CEO at Old Mutual Ghana.
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 to 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 his.
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 highlighted as well.
1st Runner Up – Sandra Akyaa Amoako (Client Service Manager)
Sandra Akyaa Amoako also 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 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.