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Business News of Saturday, 1 October 2022


Cadbury Nigeria wins eight HR awards

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Cadbury Nigeria Plc has won a total of eight awards at the HR People Magazine Awards and Gala 2022, which was held in Lagos recently.

The event celebrated excellence in the HR profession and recognised top people, initiatives and strategies that have excelled in various organisations.

The HR People Magasine is a foremost publication dedicated to human resources and people development professionals in Nigeria and Africa at large. The magazine was first published in 2012 and has remained a leader in HR publications and HR Media partnerships in Nigeria and Africa.

The awards are ‘Employer of Choice (under 1000 employees)’ ‘Outstanding in Talent Management,’ ‘Best Training, Learning and Development,’ and ‘Outstanding Employee Engagement.’ Others are ‘Outstanding in Employer Branding,’ ‘Outstanding in HR Communications,’ and ‘HR Team of the Year.’

A statement from the company also said the ‘HR Champion Award’, which is given to the business leader who exemplifies outstanding support to the HR team by their role modelling and championing of HR initiatives, went to Mrs. Oyeyimika Adeboye, Managing Director, Cadbury Nigeria (who was chosen as the best among the final six Managing Directors nominated).

Mrs. Adeboye said: “We make people development a top priority for our employees, and we remain committed to promoting a workplace culture where everyone can work and also have fun.”

The Company’s Human Resources Director, Mr. Wole Odubayo, added: “The company is putting so much investment behind continuous improvement and automation of our processes and policies, creating an enabling environment for our employees to perform optimally and to always be at their best. This has helped the business to be a great place to work, and have a fully engaged workforce that is translating to positive top-line and bottom-line results and performance by the Company”

Meanwhile, Cadbury Nigeria Plc also continued its winning streak with the corporate brand and Bournvita brand sweeping the awards at the Marketing Edge Diamond Brand Awards in the Corporate and Chocolate Malt Beverage categories, respectively, at an event that was held in Lagos, recently.

According to the organisers, the awards were given in recognition and celebration of the Company’s corporate odyssey and its sterling performance in its sector, over the last six decades. Marketing Edge is one of Nigeria’s leading brands and marketing publications, which has been at the vanguard of promoting brand journalism in the last 19 years.

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