Mumbai, 20 February 2018: Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) & Reliance Communications (RCOM) received top honor in the ‘Institution Building Category’ at the recently-concluded Times Ascent Dream Companies to Work For 2018 Awards at the World HRD Congress event. Bill Barney, CEO, GCX & RCOM was also honored in the ‘CEO with HR Orientation’ along with Gina Haspilaire, Chief Human Resources Officer, GCX & RCOM who was presented with the Femina Exemplary Leadership Award at the ceremony.
The Times Ascent Dream Companies to Work For 2018 Awards, now in its 7th year, have become a defining accolade for organizations, providing recognition to path-breaking efforts made in various categories. Award winners were chosen by an independent expert panel of judges from across industry sectors, with the underlying objective of recognizing and celebrating excellence.
“It is an honor to be recognized for our continuous efforts towards keeping our employees inspired and motivated so that they deliver their best. At GCX and RCOM we are passionate about our work and believe that success is delivered as a team. Our employees are the company’s most valuable assets. Our sincere gratitude to Times Ascent for these prestigious awards,” said Bill Barney.
“We are extremely thrilled with the recognitions we have received from Times Ascent and it is a proud moment for all of us at GCX and RCOM to see our contributions to the industry being recognized at such a prestigious platform. Our focus continues to be transforming our institution building capacities and strengthening human resource orientation to achieve excellence in our business,” Gina Haspilaire added.
The awards ceremony was held in Mumbai and attended by leading corporations, celebrating the achievements of all the winners with an evening of fine dining and entertainment.
About the Awards
Times Ascent Award for Dream Companies – Institution Building: This award is given out to those organizations who have made a successful transformational journey, have established credibility in the face of difficult business environment and are on a path towards establishing a strong brand identity.
Times Ascent Award for Dream Companies – CEO with HR orientation: This award is given out to CEOs who believe in building strong Human Resources capability within the core Business framework,. Their outstanding contribution to nurturing talent, leadership and culture within the organization sets them apart as a People’s champion.
Femina Exemplary Leadership Award: This award is given out to Woman Leaders who have made their mark through deep domain expertise, strategic thinking and business acumen, whose contributions in their field of work has provided an edge and has added an enormous advantage to the business.
About Reliance Communications
Reliance Communications Limited, founded by the late Shri Dhirubhai H Ambani (1932-2002), corporate clientele includes 40,000 Indian and multinational corporations including small and medium enterprises. Reliance Communications has established a pan-India, Next-Generation, digital network that is capable of supporting best-of-class services spanning the entire communications value chain. Reliance Communications owns and operates the world’s largest Next-Generation IP-enabled connectivity infrastructure, comprising fibre optic cable systems in India, the USA, Europe, Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region.
About Global Cloud Xchange
Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications, offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions customized for carriers, enterprises and new media companies. GCX owns the world’s largest private undersea cable system spanning more than 68,000 route km, which, seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications’ 200,000 route km of domestic optic fiber backbone, provides a robust Global Service Delivery Platform. With connections to 40 key business markets worldwide spanning Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East, GCX delivers Managed Services to more than 160 countries and offer extensive VPLS-enabled Ethernet network capabilities globally. GCX is equipped to support businesses through the deployment of next generation Enterprise solutions across its Cloud Delivery Networks.