For her “outstanding, transformational” leadership, Roshi Motman, CEO of Tigo Ghana has been named CEO of the Year at the just ended 2015 COM World Series AfricaCom Awards held in Cape Town, South Africa, Tigo Ghana has announced.
The prestigious award recognises the outstanding contribution of a business leader in the field of telecoms & ICT within an African listed company.
It also celebrates business leaders who contribute toward the expansion, growth, and quality of the telecoms, ICT and digital industry, as well as promoting socio-economic growth through access to telecoms and ICT services, most notably to the disadvantaged segments of society.
The award also focuses on significant initiatives and partnership programmes established by the recipient.
In her acceptance speech for the award, Ms Motman thanked her management team, staff, and customers for their continued support to the business.
She dedicated her award to all hardworking young women and men who dream of rising through the ranks to lead teams to greatness.
Since taking up the reins of Tigo Ghana as the company’s first female Chief Executive Officer in 2014, Ms Motman has not only steered the telecom company towards a refreshed brand outlook, aggressive network expansion, massive service delivery improvements, and increased subscriber growth, but has also transformed communities, touched lives and been a source of inspiration for many.
Her “outstanding track record of developing and nurturing talent, and making bold business decisions, sets her apart as an exceptional leader,” Tigo Ghana said.
“Among her many exemplary roles and initiatives, she has also chaired the Ghana Telecoms Chamber, and mentored young women to create innovation through technology.”
AfricaCom is the biggest and most esteemed technology event in Africa that gathers together senior decision-makers from the entire digital ecosystem. This year’s event was attended by thousands of digital movers and shakers in Africa and supported by the most renowned speakers in the digital industry in Africa and beyond.
Ms Motman’s award, Tigo Ghana said, is testament to the firm’s “stellar business performance” over the past year-and-a-half, as well as its positioning as the “digital lifestyle brand of choice for Ghanaians”.