Dr. Edward Kwapong has been elected as the President of the Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners (IHRMP), Ghana’s largest body of HR professionals.
Dr. Kwapong, who is the acting Chief Executive of Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), takes over from Mr. John Wilson.
He was the Vice President of the Institute until the members elevated him to become president during the Council elections at the 2017 IHRMP Annual General Meeting in Accra on Friday.
Mr Leonard Quarcopome was elected to the position of Vice President after serving as an Executive Member.
Nana Yaa Twum, Susana Manu, Kwame Apedzi were all retained as Executive Members, while John Wilson, Isaac Sackey and Seth Dzordzorme were added as new Executive Members.
Mr. Ebenezer Agbettor, Executive Director of the Institute, was also retained on the Council which also has Regional Chapter representatives
The new Council has the task of advancing the progress of the Institute and building on the gains made so far.
Earlier before the election, the outgoing President, Mr. Wilson, in his address to the AGM, thanked the members for the support and urged them to extend more assistance and cooperation to the new leadership to ensure the further growth of the Institute.
The IHRMP, Ghana, brings together HR practitioners who work in both the public and private sectors of the Ghanaian economy.
The Institute was established in 1978 and registered as a professional body in 1981, and its mission is to advance the practice of human resource management in Ghana”.
In the pursuit of its mission and vision, the Institute continues to formulate professional standards to guide the conduct and performance of HR professionals in the country; provide a forum for regular interactions among HR professionals; provide a forum for continuing education for HR practitioners; and provide opportunity and an environment for individuals who aspire to become practitioners to acquire professional training in order to add value to their organisations.
By: Nii Adotey/adrdaily.com