WINDHOEK, FEB 8 – MTC’s Chief Human Capital & Corporate Affairs Officer, Founder and President of the Institute of People Management of Namibia, Tim Ekandjo was awarded the “100 Global HR Heroes Awards” recently at the 27th World HRD Congress.
The World HRD Congress took place from the 15th-17th February at Taj Lands Mumbai and
attended by over 1300+ global leaders from various continents including Asia, Africa and USA.
At the award ceremony, Dr R L Bhatia, Founder and Executive Chairperson of the World HRD
Congress said: “Having carefully worked towards architecture (surrounding) the program in recognition of the talent that rightly deserves to be recognized, our approach is towards thought leadership and along with thought leaders international we would like to confer on you the ‘100 GLOBAL HR HEROES AWARD’. The (award) is a reflection of your professional achievement & our belief that you are a thought leader in HR & a contributor of value. To reach to this conclusion we have approached your peers who have with pride
recommended your name & the same is vetted by the advisory board that acts as a conscious
keeper towards the success of World HRD Congress.”
In response, Ekandjo said, “I am extremely honoured and humbled to accept this very special award, not only on my own behalf, but on behalf of the many leaders that contributed to my personal development. I also do so on behalf of all the hardworking HR professionals in Namibia and in Africa, for staying true to the profession and making their contribution to people development in their respective companies and countries. I wish to thank my family for their unconditional support.”
For the last 26 years World HRD Congress has been a landmark event of strategic significance to
the HR Profession. The craft & design of the event are carefully thought of by a team of advisory
council who act as strategic influencers towards the success of the event.
The World HRD Congress is a not for profit body that attempts to organise the annual meet with the objective of Learning & Development, Networking & Recognizing Leaders who have contributed value to the
profession or their organization and make a difference. Such value contributors are influencers
who have influenced positively. The World HRD Congress attracts leaders from large continents
of Asia/ Africa and USA.
This year’s Conference was themed “The Future of the Word at Work”. As part of the 3- day
Conference, Ekandjo attended participated in various roundtable discussions and presentation
sharing the Namibian HR experience. – NDN Staffer