Cadbury Nigeria Wins Eight HR Awards


Cadbury Nigeria Plc has won a total of eight awards at the HR People Magazine Awards and Gala 2022, which was held in Lagos recently.

The event celebrated excellence in the HR profession and recognised top people, initiatives and strategies that have excelled in various organisations.

The HR People Magazine is a foremost publication dedicated to human resources and people development professionals in Nigeria and Africa at large. The magazine was first published in 2012 and has remained a leader in HR publications and HR Media partnerships in Nigeria and Africa.

The awards are ‘Employer of Choice (under 1000 employees)’ ‘Outstanding in Talent Management,’ ‘Best Training, Learning and Development,’ and ‘Outstanding Employee Engagement.’ Others are ‘Outstanding in Employer Branding,’ ‘Outstanding in HR Communications,’ and ‘HR Team of the Year.’

A statement from the company also said the ‘HR Champion Award’, which is given to the business leader who exemplifies outstanding support to the HR team by their role modelling and championing of HR initiatives, went to Mrs. Oyeyimika Adeboye, Managing Director, Cadbury Nigeria (who was chosen as the best among the final six Managing Directors nominated).

Mrs. Adeboye said: “We make people development a top priority for our employees, and we remain committed to promoting a workplace culture where everyone can work and also have fun.”

The Company’s Human Resources Director, Mr. Wole Odubayo, added: “The company is putting so much investment behind continuous improvement and automation of our processes and policies, creating an enabling environment for our employees to perform optimally and to always be at their best. This has helped the business to be a great place to work, and have a fully engaged workforce that is translating to positive top-line and bottom-line results and performance by the Company”