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Augustine Appiah, GM of BOST wins HR Business Leader Award

Augustine Appiah, General Manager of Human Resources and Administration at the Bulk Oil Storage & Transportation Company Limited (BOST), has been named as the Human Resource (HR) Business Leader of the Decade at the National Governance & Business Leadership Awards (NGBLA) 2023.

In addition to this remarkable achievement, Mr. Appiah has also been acknowledged as one of the top 20 influential HR business leaders in Ghana.

The National Governance & Business Leadership Awards is held to celebrate and honour outstanding leaders who have achieved greatness in both the private and public sectors.

These individuals have exhibited exemplary leadership qualities and innovative strategies, making profound impact on their organizations and the community at large.

With close to two decades of invaluable experience in both national and international multicultural environments, he has worked alongside C-Suite executives, directors, and leaders across various industries, including oil and  gas, telecommunications and Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG).

At BOST, Mr. Augustine Appiah, oversees a workforce of nearly 600 staff and leads the strategic functions of the company, playing a pivotal role in implementing staffing strategies, labor/employee relations, learning and talent development, compensation, change management, organizational effectiveness, and HR governance to ensure sustainable business growth.

His exceptional leadership abilities have facilitated productive and harmonious meetings between union leaders and management, fostering a safe, engaged, and productive workplace.

Furthermore, Mr. Appiah boasts of expertise as an Organizational Psychologist, Certified Executive Coach, Balanced Scorecard Champion, and Senior HR Consultant.

Mr. Appiah who has MPhil in Industrial/Organizational Psychology was not only presented with a well-deserved award plaque but also received a citation commending his exemplary dedication and accomplishments.

Coinciding with Mr. Appiah’s honour, the Bulk Oil Storage & Transportation Company Limited was named as the company with the “Most Innovative Workplace Design.”

The awards ceremony was themed “Transformational Leadership; passion, vision & strategic management for development.”

In response to the recognition, Mr Appiah expressed gratitude to God and to all those who have been part of his HR journey and reiterated his commitment to advancing HR practices and driving organizational success.

His dedication to excellence and transformative leadership continue to be a source of inspiration for the industry and the nation as a whole.

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