Last Friday, in Accra, the 2019 edition of the Ghana Information Technology and Telecoms Awards (GITTA) which has happens to be the ninth took place and Vodafone Ghana took home five important awards.
Vodafone Ghana took home the following prestigious awards:
- Telecom Wholesale Carrier of the Year,
- Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company of the Year.
- Enterprise Business of the Year
- Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Year
- Outstanding Contributions to the Enterprise Sector
The two other awards went to two executives of the company: Srabasti Bhattarjee and Angela Mensah-Poku.
Ms Mensah-Poku is the previous Director of Vodafone Business. She received a special recognition for her contribution to enterprises in Ghana — the Outstanding Contribution to the Enterprise Sector award. She got this acknowledgement for the introduction of products and initiatives that are fueling the growth and success of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in the country.
Srabasti Bhattarjee is also the Technology Director at Vodafone Ghana. Bhattarjee was given the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Year. Bhattarjee won this award for leading the company’s deployment of the 4G network.
This is the second time Vodafone Ghana has won the Telecom Business Provider of the Year award at the GITTA awards. The company picked the same award at last year’s event.
The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company of the Year award was given for the company’s socially impactful digital initiatives which are greatly contributing to digitalising Ghana. These initiatives include the National Coding Programme.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Patricia Obo-Nai commented on the company’s new acknowledgments. She said:
“These awards validate our focus and promise to lead Ghanaians and businesses on a journey of an exciting future. We dedicated these awards to our customers and stakeholders for their loyalty, and to employees for their enormous contributions on this journey.’’
The Ghana Information Technology & Telecom Awards (GITTA) is an industry awards event which happens every year. It is to acknowledge the innovation and excellence of the individuals and enterprises in the telecommunication and ICT world in Ghana.
The 2019 GITTA awards was the ninth edition of the awards scheme.
Congratulations to Vodafone Ghana for winning those prestigious awards.