Tigo CEO picks top female tech award, three others in 2016

CEO of Tigo, Roshi Motman has been awarded as the “Outstanding Woman in Technology” for this year.

It follows her role in the telecommunication sector for the year under review.

The award also forms part of four prizes Tigo picked up at the 6th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards.

Tigo was also adjudged  winner of; ‘Brand of the Year’’, ‘Innovative Product of the Year’ for Big 6, as well as ‘Social Impact Award’ for its flagship Corporate Social Responsibility project Shelter 4 Education.

Commenting on the feat, Roshi Motman said,

“2015 was a fantastic year for the business. We invested millions of dollars in various within the business to ensure continued growth, long term sustainability and customer satisfaction.  The strongest component of any company is its people, so I thank every member of my senior leadership team and the wider team for their consistent output and go-getting attitude.”

For her ‘Outstanding Woman in Technology’ award, she indicated, “It’s a real honor to be recognized this way. It is my hope that in the very near future a lot more women will venture into this industry to make a real positive and meaningful difference to the sector. Women have a lot to offer in the telecoms and technology space, and I’m very privileged to have done that.”

In recent years, the company has undertaken numerous investments to improve its network quality and customer experience.

Marketing campaigns such as ‘Drop that Yam’, and ‘Yensor nkoaa’ have been a phenomenal success. The overall brand experience has caused customers to react positively to the new, vibrant Tigo brand.

Big 6, the winning Innovative Product of the Year, gave unrivaled value to prepaid customers through various data, streaming music, talk time and bonus packages.

Again, Shelter 4 Education was recognized for the tremendous impact it has had in communities across the country where schools were built, renovated and equipped with learning material.

The far-reaching efforts of the project have garnered enormous support from government stakeholders, opinion leaders, and other corporate bodies.

The Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards, is Ghana’s premier platform for celebrating top performers within the industry.

It seeks to recognize excellence in the ICT industry by rewardingdistinction in product development, service delivery and innovation.

By: Pius Amihere Eduku/citibusinessnews.com/Ghana