Ghana

GN SES HD Plus Ghana CEO honoured

 The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SES HD PLUS Ghana Limited, Adelaide

 Abbiw-Williams, has been rec­ognised for her outstanding con­tributions to the technology sector with the prestigious Technology Leadership honour at the 5th edition of the National Communi­cation Awards.

The award acknowledges her consistent dedication to inno­vation, leadership, and empow­erment of women and young persons in Ghana’s media and technology landscape.

A citation accompanying her award said, “As the first female CEO of a multinational satellite platform that is innovating the free-to-air satellite TV broadcast­ing industry in Ghana, she has emerged as a role model for many women.”

It said she was particularly excited about young people and women working towards an all-in­clusive future in an ever-increasing digital world.

“She believes it is imperative that the potential of young people is developed and harnessed to bring about sustainable devel­opment. This is demonstrated through the HD+ digital satellite installation trainings where the skills of over 10,000 technicians have been updated. Additionally, a special training programme for Ghanaian female prison officers in satellite installation was launched in October 2023,” it stated.

The citation said Mrs Ad­elaide Abbiw-Williams was an ardent promoter for women in leadership and knowledge-shar­ing.

Receiving the award, Ade­laide Abbiw-Williams said, “I am grateful to receive the Technol­ogy Leadership Award of the Year’ at the National Communi­cations Awards 2023, and proud that SES HD PLUS GH also earned ‘Innovation in Digital Solutions of the Year.’ Kudos to Team HD+ and our Partners for making it happen.”

“This win is for all of us! Looking forward to collaborat­ing with more stakeholders so we can push boundaries and inspire change in the world of satellite TV technology,” she said.

 BY KINGSLEY ASARE