Dr. Ezra Muhumuza Rubanda

Dr. Ezra Muhumuza Rubanda has been appointed the new executive director of Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA).

In a statement issued on Monday, 23 January 2023, UMA said , “His knowledge and experience in economic policy will be harnessed to promote the competitiveness of manufacturers within Uganda, regionally and internationally.”

He holds a PhD in Energy Economics, Master of Economic Policy Development and Science in Development Economics.

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In response, Dr Muhumuza said: “I pledge total commitment to facilitating growth and competitiveness of our manufacturers in Uganda, regionally and globally.”

Dr. Muhumuza has served in various capacities under Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) and the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce.

He succeeds Mr. Daniel Birungi who, after his five-year tenure embarked on furthering his studies abroad.

Uganda Manufacturers Association aims to bring together Ugandan industrialists and manufacturers in an attempt to guide the industrial actors in the country towards global competitiveness, on a sustainable basis.

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