BY BANKERS REPORTER
The business community is mourning the tragic passing of Sheila Mugyenzi which occurred on July 2, 2021. Sheila was the Director of Business Development & Investment Promotion at the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA).
State Minister For Finance for Investment and Privatization Evelyn Anite said: “Sheila was personally known to me because of her hard work and dedication to government work. UIA will miss her. I will personally miss her. Rest In Peace Sheila.”
Mugyenzi has served at UIA for the past 22 years under different positions.
“She’ll be remembered for always being upbeat, courteous, respectful, & model professional in her work,” UIA said in a statement.
“Sheila loved the Lord and her family and spoke of them all the time. Our sincere and deepest condolences to her family, friends, relatives and workmates. Sheila will be dearly missed by both the local and international Investment fraternity.”
Mugyenzi was one of the lead organizers for the up coming Dubai 2020 Expo which is expected to attract millions on October. At UIA, Mugyenzi crafted the agencies communications policy and advocated to a communications unit.
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Over the years, she grew through the ranks from an Investment executive, to senior and deputy, and then Director charged with surpvising the investment promotions and facilitation.