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CIPM President wins ‘Outstanding HR Business Leader’ at CEO Awards

Ken Vijayakumar receiving the award
Ken Vijayakumar receiving the award

CIPM Sri Lanka, President Ken Vijayakumar a leader in human resource management, was honoured as the ‘Most Outstanding HR Business Leader of the Year’ by the CEO Sri Lanka Magazine’s CEO Awards 2022 held recently.

 He received this accolade for his contributions to CIPM and exemplary leadership skills in driving innovation and growth within HR. Ken Vijayakumar serves CIPM SL as President in a voluntary capacity. His full-time designation is as the Deputy General Manager, Human Resources, Administration, Purchasing and Sustainability at A Baur Company Ltd.

As President, Viyajakumar aims to implement CIPM SL’s strategic plan, powering the institution towards vital initiatives and furthering HR among its stakeholders, including its members, such as those keen to pursue a career in people management, students and the general public.

With the first harvest already bearing fruit, Viyajakumar notes all those who participated keenly in the venture realize the benefits. Obstacles such as limitations of space and lack of proper soil were overcome, demonstrating the ability to become self-sufficient easily, especially during the current crisis. Under his leadership, CIPM SL has signed a historic agreement with Academy to Innovate HR, Netherlands (AIHR). Students and professionals in Sri Lanka and the Asian region will now have access to gain in-demand HR skills and unlock their full career potential.

CIPM SL is also working towards providing its courses in Bangladesh and other South Asian countries through student exchange programs to encourage dollar inflows into the country. Vijayakumar and CIPM SL are committed to developing an HR Audit Framework where national HR standards and people management principles are implemented.

Furthermore, CIPM SL has successfully signed a Memorandum of Agreements (MoU) with almost all the universities in the country to support graduates in pursuing studies in HR Management. Having been a leader in human resources for nearly two decades.

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