Mr. Simon Kaheru has been appointed the Acting Chairperson of the East African Business Council (EABC) Uganda Chapter.
He was appointed by the board of EABC after Madhvani Group’s Jim Kabeho stepped aside to pave way for a transition. Kabeho revealed during the members meeting which took place at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala.
The East African Business Council (EABC) is the regional apex body of Private Sector associations and corporate in East Africa, with a single purpose of driving the East African Community integration process through trade and investment.
The Public Affairs and Communications Director at Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda has since said that he will take on the mantle for thriving of private sector in the region.
The EABC Board consists of Simon Kaheru (Coca-Cola Beverages), Jim Kabeho (Madhvani Group), Barbra Mulwana (Uganda Manufacturers Association), and Stuart Janson Mwesigwa (Roofings).
Simon Kaheru is an enthusiastic Ugandan Communicator who loves Communication in general, new age media technologies. He is a journalist as well as an entrepreneur with a good public service record.
Simon holds qualifications in Cyber Diplomacy, Prince two Project Management, Business and Economics Reporting, Management Skills, and is a graduate of Mass Communications with Honours from Makerere University, with more than twenty years’ experience at various levels in the mainstream media.
He is particularly passionate about Corporate Governance, New Media technologies and the impact of Globalisation on development in his home country, Uganda.