Mr. Dan Acheampong (CEO of VALCO and former President of IHRMP) (right) receiving his citation as Fellow from Mr. John Mbroh – Chairman of the Fellows Status Committee
The Institute of Human Resources Management Practitioners, (IHRMP), has on Thursday, 29th June, 2017, conferred Fellow status to 20 HR Practitioners who have distinguished themselves and are in good standing, at a short ceremony held at the premises of the HR Centre, Osu, Accra.
Seventeen out of the 20 who were conferred “Fellows” were: Mr. John Wilson-Current President of IHRMP; Mr. Austin Garmey-CEO of Gamey and Gamey Group; Mr. Dan Acheampong-CEO of VALCO; Dr. Edward Kwapong- Current Vice President of IHRMP; Dr. Mrs. Ellen Hagan-CEO of L’AINE Services Limited; Mr. Ebenezer Ofori Agbettor-Executive Director of IHRMP, Iren Stella Agyenim-Boateng-former HR Director of Vodafone Ghana, Mr. Joseph P. Appiah-Area Manager for HR/Adm at VALCO, Mr. Henry Atta-Paidoo-former HR Director of Forestry Commission; Mr. Alexander Amankwaa-Boateng-former head of HR at GIA; Mr. Bossman Agyako-Chairman of the Judicial Service 2nd tier Pension Scheme; Mr. John Eluerkeh-Chairman of Professional Certification Board; Mr. Joseph C. Garbrah-the first Administrative Manager of Glory Oil Company Limited; Florence Hutchful-Managing Partner of 2MB Consulting Services Limited; Dr. Samuel T. Kwashie-present representative of IHRMP on the Cape Coast Technical University Department of Secretaryship & Management Studies Advisory Board and Mr. John Warmann-former Methodology Expert in a KPMG/SEM Consultancy that benchmarked public sector salaries against the public sector.
The others 3 who received the Honorary Fellows were: Mr. Daniel Asiedu -Managing Director of Agricultural Development Bank, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of IHRMP Development Fund; Mr. Alexander Williams – a Resource Person with IHRMP (PCP) and Adjunct lecturer at Methodist University College Ghana; Mr. Theophilus Kofi Nsiah- a Resource Person with IHRMP (PCP) and a lecturer/Research Officer and Senior lecturer at GIMPA.
In his address, the Chairman of the Fellows Status Committee, Mr. John Mbroh said, “Today, we honour and celebrate 20 members of our professional Institute as we elevate them to the status of Fellows and Honorary Fellows. We believe every member should aspire to that level. To our newly inducted Fellows, you are among the best that this Institute has produced, and we expect you to be at the cutting edge of our profession both in scholarship and in knowledge”.
Group picture of the new Fellows of the Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners, Ghana (IHRMP)
The President of IHRMP, Mr. John Wilson, who also conferred, in his remarks said: “As Fellows, we shall be guided by our Code of Ethics to ensure discipline amongst the Practitioners and demand fairness from Employers in their dealings with our members. Indeed, this status imposes extra responsibility on the recipients to be true Ambassadors of the Institute and HR best practice”.