The Managing Director (MD) of Stanbic Bank Alhassan Andani has been crowned the Marketing Man of the year 2014 by the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIMG).
[contextly_sidebar id=”Qdw31i0oAxAsMJhxnDrJjpGd7pAQsT7z”]This was at the 26th National Marketing Performance Awards 2014 at the Banquet Hall, State House in Accra.
In an interview with Citi Business News after Receiving his award , Mr. Andani said it was a” huge honor” and ” very humbling” for him to be recognized by the CIMG.
“To come to this award, a lot of people have impacted me, my career; a lot of very good people have influenced my way of life and have allowed me to share lots of knowledge with them and it’s on behalf of all of them particularly the my colleagues at work (Stanbic Bank) were I have had a fantastic 10 year run as Chief Executive and it’s on behalf of everyone of them that I receive this award”, he stressed.
The Marketing woman of the year 2014 also went to the Managing Director of Airtel Ghana Mrs Lucy Quist.
The Head of Remittance Unit at Royal Bank Emmanuel Dzorgbenyuie was adjudged the Marketing Student of the Year while the head of Marketing Coca-Cola Equatorial Limited Mrs. Linda Larbi took home the Marketing Practitioner of the year award.
Union Savings and Loans is CIMG Emerging Brand of the year Union savings and loans was awarded the Emerging Brand of the year under the product category.
The Chief Executive of Union Savings and Loans Philip Oti Mensah in an interview with Citi Business news said, “We planned it, we worked towards it and we won it. We thank God and I want to say this is for the staff, they’ve worked so hard towards this and I want to appreciate their efforts”.
Ecobanks is CIMG Bank of the year Under the Business category, Ecobank Ghana was awarded the Bank of the year award.
The Executive Director Legal, human resource and Compliance of Ecobank Morgan Asiedu , who received the award on behalf of the company said dedicated the award to the Customers of Ecobank.
He said,”We had earlier won the Euro Money Bank of the year, we won the award as bank of the year during the bankers awards and then we’ve also won this one so it’s a hat-trick.
This goes to confirm that we are doing something right, we are doing simple things by focusing on the customer, making sure we are proving convenient, accessible and reliable banking services” .
The other winners include:
Hall of Fame
Motor Firm- 2014 – Toyota Ghana Company Ltd.
Retail Outlet of the year-2014- Melcom
Insurance Company (Gen) of the year-2014 – Vanguard Assurance Company
Not For profit Organisation-2014- Business sector Advocacy Challenges Fund(Busac Fund)
Advert of the year – Coca Coal Share a coke Day Borns
Print Media Advert of the year – MTN Made for friends
TV Advert of the year – Tigo Drop that yam
Radio Advert of the year – Enterprise Life Tomorrow is not promised
TV programme of the year -Edziban on TV3
Radio Programme of the year – Joy Fm Super Morning Show
Brand Activation Programme of the year -Kasapreko Sankwan (Alomo Bitters)
Not for Profit
Not for Profit Organisation of the year – Action Aid Ghana
Insurance Company of the year(Life) – SIC Life Company Ltd Insurance
Company of the year(General) – Enterprise Insurance
Hospitality Facility of the year (Hotels) -African Regent Hotel
Hospitality Facility of the year(Allied and support services) – Yoks Investment ltd
Petroleum Company of the year-Vivo Energy Ghana ltd
Media Organisation of the year -Graphic Communication Group Ltd
Motor Firm of the year- Japan Motors and Trading Company ltd
Rural Bank of the year- Anlo Rural Bank ltd
Non Bank Financial company of the year – Dalex Finance and leasing Company ltd
Indigenous Catering of the year – Bush Kanteen -Shiashie
Telecom company of the year -Vodafone Ghana
ISP’s Company of the year – IS internet Solution Ghana ltd
Marketing oriented Company of the year- Graphic Communication Group Ltd
Airline of the year(International) of the year-Delta AirLines
Airline of the year(Domestic) of the year-Starbow (Aero Survey ltd)
Manufacturing Company of the year-Reroy cables
Agro-based Company of the year-Wienco Ghana limited
Retail outlet of the year- Max Mart
E-Commerce Company of the year-Zoobashop
Product of the year-Lonart
Ms. Farida Nana Efua Bedwei- Co Founder/ Chief Executive ,Logiciel Ltd
Mr. Anas Aremeyaw Anas- Investigative Journalist
Japan Motors and Trading Company limited were selected as the Motor Firm of the Year.
By: Rabiu Alhassan/citifmonline.com/Ghana