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Business News of Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Source: Stanbic Ghana

Stanbic Bank is 'PR Organization of the Year' fourth time in a row

Kojo Akoi-Larbi receiving the award on behalf of Stanbic Ghana Kojo Akoi-Larbi receiving the award on behalf of Stanbic Ghana

Stanbic Bank has for the fourth time in a row, been named PR organization of the year – financial sector at the just ended 7th IPR Awards in Accra.

The event which took place at the La Palm Beach Hotel, on Friday February 1, was under the theme “Deriving Value from Values: A Test for Corporate Governance”. The event saw the gathering of Public Relations and Communications professionals in the country.

Stanbic Bank apart from emerging as the PR organization of the year, won the crisis and issues management of the year award.

Speaking at the awards ceremony, Head of Marketing and Communications, Stanbic Bank, Mawuko Afadzinu, said winning the award for the fourth time in a row cements the bank’s position as the foremost PR organization in the country and also a testament to how the bank is constantly fashioning innovative ways to engage all its stakeholders.

“We dedicate these awards to all our customers, clients and stakeholders. We share this moment of pride with them not only because we have a relationship with them, but also because without them we would not even have an existence. We will continue to do the best we can as members of the Ghanaian society in building the Ghana we all dream of”, Mr Afadzinu said.

The Institute of Public Relations (IPR), Ghana was established in 1972, as the sole professional body for public relations practitioners in Ghana, to promote a forward-looking public relations body for increased stakeholder value. IPR, Ghana aims to consolidate and establish Institute as a distinctive, respectable and proactive body giving direction to public relations practitioners and students in Ghana. The guest speaker at the 7th IPR awards was Nana Otuo Serebuor, Chairman of the Council of State.