AirtelTigo’s Chief HR Kwame Annor bows out

Kwame Annor exits AirtelTigo as Chief HR[/caption] The Chief Human Resource officer of AirtelTigo, Kwame Annor, who oversaw the successful strategic integration of people and processes of Ghana’s second biggest telecommunication company, has resigned. An internal memo sighted by indicates his resignation is on personal grounds and took effect from June 1. Chief Executive Officer of AirtelTigo RoshiMotman has expressed the company’s gratitude to Mr. Annor for his contribution to the successes of the company, especially through their merger, though not exactly happy, sources say. “I deeply regret to announce the decision of Kwame Annor, our CHRO, to leave AirtelTigo to pursue personal interests outside the company. “Kwame, a consummate professional has successfully overseen the implementation of our strategic talent agenda, leading the integration of our people, the harmonization of HR processes, the retrenchment process and the development of HR policies to put us on a sound footing to realise synergies from the merger as well as to support our bold ambition of becoming a leading telecom operator in Ghana. “I am grateful to Kwame for his wise counsel, support and ownership over the last 8 months and I wish him well in his future endeavours,” the memo reads. Achievements  Kwame Annor is a versatile Human Resource professional who was recently named as one of the top HR practitioners in the country. He successfully led a winning talent strategy first for  Airtel Ghana and subsequently for AirtelTigo for a cumulative 5 year period. During his tenure as HR Chief of the telecom giant, aside successfully integrating employees for the merged entity, he is credited with overseeing the harmonisation of HR processes, the development of a robust and equitable compensation and benefits structure and for effectively managing the retrenchment process for the company in accordance with Ghana’s labour laws. Kwame Annor joined Airtel in December 2013 as Senior HR Manager, Compensations and Benefits and later as Head of HR Operations and Business Partner for Commercial functions. By dent of hardwork and exemplary leadership, he rose through the ranks to become Head of HR and subsequently HR Director spearheading the transformation of the company’s HR function to support the company’s bold growth ambitions. Under his leadership, Airtel Ghana received a number of awards including Best Company in Performance Management by HR Focus Magazine as well as being named one of the best places to work in Ghana.

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Profile Kwame Annor is multi-talented HR leader with over 10 years senior management experience across multinational telecom, services and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies. His expertise includes HR policy and procedure development, talent acquisition and development,   organisational design, employee relations and labour law. He is passionate about empowering people to fully realise their potential and has championed initiatives, such as the Airtel Hello World Series to empower students and fresh graduates with the requisite skills to excel in the world of work. He was prominently listed as one of the top 40 HR leaders doing amazing things in Ghana. Kwame is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Business Administration at the Nobel International Business School (NiBS). By|Ghana ]]>