Christabel Michel, Managing Director, BestLife Insurance Limited has won the ‘Rising Star’ award by the Institute of Directors of Zambia.
This is for her outstanding contribution to corporate governance in Zambia.
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She has also been conferred with Fellow of Institute of Directors of Zambia.
Michel was among several other business leaders that received different awards from Institute of Directors of Zambia President, Mr Edward Kabwe, at the Institute’s 2nd Annual Conference and Award gala held in Livingstone on Friday.
The Outstanding IoDZ Rising Star recognizes and celebrates the achievements of an individual that has excelled in the practice of good Corporate Governance.
According to IoDZ, it is envisaged that the award will motivate others across all sectors of the Zambian economy towards ethical leadership and increased productivity.
The awards were held under the theme “Breaking Barriers to Economic Recovery through Environment, Social and Good Corporate Governance.”
Speaking after receiving the award, Michel said she was grateful to the Institute of Directors of Zambia for recognising her efforts in the promotion of corporate governance in the country.
She hopes that the conferment of fellowship of the Institute and the receipt of the Rising Star award will help motivate women in the corporate space to strive for more.
Michel said a strong corporate governance culture should be the bedrock of any organisation that seeks to attain sustainable growth and impact communities.
“I am passionate about Corporate Governance, I believe that institutions well-grounded in good governance always thrive, so this is truly appreciated,” Michel said.
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