Publicly recognizing a promotion not only makes the promoted employee feel good but serves as inspiration for other employees.
From: Jim Karter
Subject: <subject of memo>
I'm pleased to announce that <name of employee> has been promoted to <title of new position>. <First name of employee> has been with Abc Company for <duration of employment> as <previous job title(s)>. <Optional additional information.>
In <his/her> new position, <he/she> will be responsible for <new job responsibilities>.
We value all our employees and are especially pleased to watch someone meet the challenges presented and grow into greater responsibilities. Please join us in congratulating <First name of employee> on <his/her> new position.