The Cipla quality chemical industries limited have appointed Fredrick Andrew Kakooza as the Chief Finance Officer.
His appointment was announced by the Executive Chairman of the company, Emmanuel Katongole. “We are confident that his depth of experience in financial management will be a great value addition to the company,” read in part of the statement released by the chemical company.
Kakooza will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures. He will also manage the accounting activities including general ledger maintenance, financial reporting, year-end audits, financial analyses, all internal financial controls, tax planning and support of budget forecast activities.
He is a fellow of chartered institute of management accountants (FCMA)- UK, fellow of association of chartered certificate accountants of Kenya (CPAK)- Kenya and member of the institute of certified Public accountants of Ugnada (CPAU).
He brings experience from Kampala pharmaceutical industries where he has been serving as the chief finance officer. He was appointed to the job in December 2018. He worked as Financial Management Expert/ Chief Financial Officer at Energy Utility Corporation Limited (Rwanda’s national electricity distribution utility), Financial Controller UMEME Limited among other companies.