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EMAS Business Coach

A marketing and strategy management professional with a breadth of experience in vast market sectors, currently the Head of Marketing & Channel Development - Eastern Africa at Sanlam Pan Africa.

A member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM-UK), Professional Diploma in Marketing CIM-UK, Executive Leadership Development- University of Stellenbosch Business School (South Africa), Master of Business Administration (MBA) at EMAS Business School (Russia) and currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA- Strategic Management) at EMAS Business School (Russia). Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Business Management (BESBM)- Makerere University Business School (MUBS).

Over 13 years work experience; expertise in business, marketing & advertising strategy development, business & brand development, event management, applied knowledge in service Quality assurance, Social & market research. Previously worked as the head of Marketing & Strategy at Lion Assurance Company (Uganda), where he championed several growth strategic programs. Outside the insurance sector, he was the Head of Client Service & Account management at Fireworks Advertising Uganda, an Account Executive at ZK Advertising Uganda.

He managed diverse client accounts such as; Pepsi Uganda (Crown Beverages Ltd), Centenary Bank, National Social Security Fund (NSSF), Uganda Insurers Association (UIA), Celtel Uganda, Post Bank Uganda, East African Breweries Ltd, Uganda Communication Commission (UCC), Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB), among others.

Besides his full time job; he is an MBA Strategic Management- Business Coach at EMAS Business School (Russia), an academic consultant and learning facilitator at the Insurance Training College (ITC) Uganda, Non-Executive Board Director at Rays of Hope Hospice Jinja- Palliative care (Uganda), Non-Executive Director at Mount of Olives College Kakiri (Uganda) and a Co-Founder of Ladoshe Trading Co. Ltd.

He is also a commission member at Federation of International Motorsport (FIM) Africa, African Insurance Organization (AIO) Local organizing committee member 2017. A member of the Publicity, Education and Training Committee at Uganda Insurers Association (UIA) 2014/16.

Past President Uganda Bikers Association- a charity non-profit motorcycle riders association 2010/19 and was profiled in Daily New Vision newspaper - Top 40 Men Under 40 vol. 2016.