BY SALIM KALANZI
Dfcu Group has appointed Jimmy Douglas Mugerwa as a director in the Company and Chairperson Board of Directors to replace Elly Karuhanga who took early retirement.
Mugerwa is a Senior Business leader with over 27 years experience across Africa and Europe. He has a strong background in Government relations as well as highly developed commercial skills.
Until recently Jimmy, was the Chairman dfcu Bank Limited, Group Africa Advisor / Chair Uganda for Tullow Oil Plc in London and Managing director for Tullow Oil in Uganda for 8 years.
Prior to this, he worked for over 19 years for Royal Dutch Shell in senior business leadership positions across several countries in Africa and Europe, including being the Senior regional advisor for Sub Saharan Africa; Shell Africa Retail Marketing manager; General Manager for Shell East Africa/ Country Chair for Kenya Shell; Retail Manager in Ghana.
He is an experienced Independent NonExecutive Director and Chair serving on several boards including Mengo Hospital, Jubilee Allianz Insurance Company Company, East African Breweries, Uganda Breweries Limited, and Buganda Investments and Commercial Undertakings.