Joy Azikiwe, associate director of staff & labor relations, Human Resources/Information Management/Records and Strategic Initiatives in Penn’s Division of Human Resources, was recently named Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year. Ms. Azikiwe is responsible for supporting, developing and maintaining comprehensive staff and labor relations plans. She also works closely with the VP of HR Jack Heuer on institution-wide opportunities and objectives.
This award was developed in 2001 to celebrate the HR industry and to recognize those in the HR profession who demonstrate outstanding achievement within the Philadelphia region’s HR community.
The Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year Award is a joint effort between the Tri-State HR Management Association chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Chester County Human Resources Association, Delaware County SHRM, Delaware SHRM, Greater Valley Forge HR Association, HR Association of Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia SHRM. The nomination committee received more than 200 applications for consideration.