Jolly Kamugira Kaguhangire sets out to boost investor confidence and help the agency achieve its five-year strategic plan
PIC: Newly appointed UIA executive director Jolly Kamugira Kaguhangire addressing the media at the UIA headquaters in Kampala. (Credit: Ashraf Kasirye)
KAMPALA - Jolly Kamugira Kaguhangire has been appointed the new executive director of the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) by the agency's board of directors.
She will serve a four-year term renewable upon approval by the board.
Kaguhangire replaces Eng. Dr. Frank Sebbowa whose contract expired in October last year. He chose not seek contract renewal.
His successor joins the investment promotions body from the Uganda Revenue Authority where she has worked for the last 23 years, rising through the ranks to head the institution's operations department for the last eight years.
UIA board chairman Emely Kugonza officially introduced and welcomed Kaguhangire as the new executive director as other board members listened on. (Credit: Ashraf Kasirye)
Kaguhangire holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Organisation Leadership from Uganda Christian University, Mukono and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Uganda Management Institute.
She has vowed to boost investor confidence and help the agency achieve its five-year strategic plan through which they intend to create a million jobs by 2021.