Adeuja lifts Nigeria’s image at Global HR Award


Nigeria’s image got an international boost recently when Mr. Kayode Adeuja emerged one of the winners of the Global Human Resource Awards at the 28th edition of the World Human Resource Development Congress held in Mumbai, India. Adeuja was celebrated on the occasion with a listing and citation as one of the ‘501 Fabulous Global HR Leaders’.

For the first time in its 28-year history, the World HRD Congress introduced a Talent Listing featuring ‘501 Fabulous Global HR Leaders’ to showcase leaders of the world who set big example for transformation and change. 

The Talent Listing is greatly appreciated worldwide and is a benchmark of excellence as it is deeply researched and validated.

Mr. Adeuja, who is currently the Director, People Operations and Systems at SkipTheDishes Restaurant Services Inc, the largest food delivery network in Canada and a subsidiary of Just Eat, a global market place for online food delivery, UK, received a rare listing and citation as one of the 501 Fabulous Global HR leaders.

Commenting on the award, Dr. R.L Bhatia, a Jury and Advisory Board Member, noted that Mr. Adeuja was recommended as one of the most respected HR Leaders in the industry, who has been a nurturer of talent and a mentor to several youngsters to enhance their skills and contribution to the field of HR.

Dr. Bhatia said the award is a reflection of Adeuja’s personal achievement and the belief of the Advisory Board that he is a thought leader in HR and a contributor of value. He noted that to arrive at this conclusion, the Board approached his peers across different markets, who nominated him freely and with pride as deserving of the honor and recognition.

Mr Adeuja is an experienced HR professional with a stellar career spanning over 22 years across various industries including Oil & Gas, Financial Services, Professional Services, Food & Beverages, among others.

He was at various times HR Manager; Competency and Career Development Manager at Nigerian Breweries Plc before joining Heineken International, Amsterdam as Global HR Talent Management Consultant in 2009. 

He was later sent to Heineken Sierra Leone as Head, Human Resources and later Heineken East Africa as HR Manager, East Africa, responsible for operations in Tanzania, Uganda & Kenya. 

He left Heineken to join SkipTheDishes Restaurant Services Inc, Canada as Director, Peoples Operations and Systems.

The Award presentation was held at a colourful ceremony witnessed by world HR and Business leaders on February 15, 2020 at Taj Lands’ End, Mumbai.

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