Innovare sweeps 5 top honours at national brands, business awards
A leading Management Consultancy and Technology Services company, Innovare, was among the big winners at this year’s Ghana National Brands Awards and the Ghana-West Africa Business Excellence Awards.
In all, 60 top companies and individuals from all aspects of the business sector in Ghana and other countries of West Africa were honoured at the sixth awards night for their significant role in the development of the business sector.
Among the awardees, Innovare won five awards – four corporate and another one for its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), C.K Bruce.
The awards event promotes excellence in innovation, enterprise and endeavour, while it also rewards innovative ideas that have pushed the boundaries of what is possible.
The awards ceremony, held in Accra, attracted a host of dignitaries including the Palestinian Ambassador to Ghana, Abdal Fatah Ahmed Khalil; Peruvian Ambassador to Ghana, Abel Antonio Cárdenas Tuppia, and awarding board chairman, Nana Safo Boakye III.
Nana Boakye III, in his speech, congratulated all awardees and assured entrepreneurs, innovators and business leaders of an enabling environment that would aid their businesses to work in Ghana and West Africa as a whole.
He also stressed the need for businesses to aim at being part of the globalised digital economy and place their business on the world stage.
On the night, the ultimate awards went to the CEO-Atlantic Catering And Logistics Limited, Maud Lindsey-Gamrat (Outstanding CEO of the Year), the CEO of FBN Bank Ghana, Victor Yaw Asante (CEO of the Year (Banking And Finance) and the CEO of JRA Cosmetics Limited, Jane Reason Ahadzie (Entrepreneur of the Year).
Among the other winners were Acacia Health Insurance Limited (Health Insurance Company), Accra City Hotel (Hospitality Brand of the Year), Amaris Terminal Limited (Port Terminal of the Year), Amenfiman Rural Bank (Rural Bank of the Year) and Andev Company Limited (Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Company of the Year).
Also, Anglogold Ashanti (Iduapriem) Limited won Excellence in CSR Award (Mining), Appointed Time Printing Limited ( Printing company of the Year), Bui Power Authority (Energy Company of the Year), DDP Outdoor Limited (Advertising Company of the Year), Dzata Cement Limited (Cement Manufacturing Company of the Year) and Emirates Airline Limited won double (Outstanding Safety in Airline and International Airline of the Year).
Innovare was honoured with the Information Technology Training Company of the Year Award and the Corporate and Individual categories at this year's Ghana National Brands Awards
It also received the esteemed Management Consultancy Company of the Year Award with its Advisory Division and was named one of the top 50 Superbrands in Ghana at the Second Ghana National Brands Awards.
The CEO, Mr Bruce, received the prestigious Brand Exemplary Leadership Award in the private sector, while the company’s Chief Operating Officer (C.O.O), Ebo Richardson, was named the Brand Consulting Personality of the year.
Mr Bruce expressed his excitement and appreciation for the award and indicated that while personal recognition was undoubtedly gratifying, the organisation's success was not solely dependent on individual accomplishments but on the synergy and cohesion within the Innovare Africa team.
“It is the collaborative spirit, shared values, and relentless pursuit of excellence that have propelled us to this moment.
Our organisation has fostered an environment where creativity, innovation, and growth thrive, allowing us to push boundaries and deliver exceptional results.
“While these awards represent a milestone in our journey, they also serve as a reminder that our work is far from over,” he emphasised.
He said Innovare takes pride in being strong advocates of integrity, standards, quality and best practices, guided by a client-centric strategy geared toward helping their clients create stakeholder value.
The Head of Training at the Innovare Learning Centre, Stella Toku, also expressed her appreciation for the award and called for the need for client and prospects to prioritise training to equip themselves and their organisations with the required skills in the fast-changing digital economy.
She said the centre, which was the training division of Innovare Limited, had since its establishment trained over 5000 individuals in professional certification programmes and a host of corporate bodies based on their unique cybersecurity, risk management, audit and digital transformation requirements.