Roshan brings home to Afghanistan three prestigious Stevie International Business Awards
Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading total communications provider, today announced it was the recipient of three awards at the Ninth Annual International Business Awards in Seoul, South Korea. More than 3,200 entries from organizations and individuals across the world vied for the prestigious Stevie awards.
Roshan Chief Executive Officer Karim Khoja was awarded the Silver Stevie, winning the title of ‘Executive of the Year’ for the telecommunications category. Roshan Community, Roshan’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm, received the Silver Stevie for ‘CSR Program of the Year in the Middle East and Africa.’ A Bronze Stevie was awarded to Roshan’s Customer Care Division in the category of ‘Customer Service Department of the Year’ for the telecommunications industry.
“These three awards are recognition for all of the hard work and dedication of Roshan’s 1,300 employees and reflects the ethos of not only commercial success but also social impact in Afghanistan’s future,” Khoja said. “Since 2003, we have strived to build for Afghans a world-class company that employs and develops local staff of which almost 20 percent are women and provides the nation with services that spur economic development and rebuilding of the country. It is a real honor to be recognized by the international community for leading innovation and quality of service in Afghanistan. These are not simply wins for Roshan. They are wins for the people of Afghanistan,” Khoja added.