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Rising to the top as far as being part of the management board of a very big institution like the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is no joke, but Irene Asare, an HR expert has made Ghaanains proud after she was appointed as HR Director at BBC.

The British Broadcasting Corporation has confirmed its appointment of Ghanaian Human Resource (HR) expert Irene Asare as its HR Director.

Her appointment earns her a seat on the BBC News board.


Irene Asare appointed as HR Director at BBC

Reacting to the news on her Twitter account, the HR expert said, “I am so excited and feel proud to join @BBCNews !”

She described her appointment as “an honor and a great opportunity to lead the HR team.”




Irene Asare is the executive coach, founder, and CEO of CarvinClay People Development, an HR and people development consultancy with an international client base across sectors. She has over 20 years of experience working with big corporations like Vodafone, Vodacom, Stanbic Bank Group, and Tullow oil. Her work and contributions to these institutions have cemented her as one of the best in her field globally, getting her awards and recognitions.

Some of the many awards and honors she has received are Honorary HR Award for Leadership in HR Innovation (2019), Tullow named Best HR Management in Energy & Natural Resources(2019), Most Distinguished Transformational Leader – Overall Female Personality (2019), Top 40 Ones to watch (2019) HR, by HR Focus, KUSI Consulting; Citation of Honour for work as a transformational leader in HR (2019) and HR Change Maker (2018), also by HR Focus.

The Ghanaian HR colossus has years of experience as an HR professional and has overseen the transformation of many organizations across Europe and Africa.

She earned Global Executive Master Business Administration (GEMBA), Business Administration and Management from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). Irene Asare also has a master’s in Human Resource Management from Kingston University in the United Kingdom.

Irene Asare is a product of Kingston University where she studied for a Master of Arts degree in Human Resource Management and qualified as a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development. Currently, she is in the final stages of a Global Executive Masters in Business Management with the China Europe International Business School.






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