Former UTB boss who also had a stint at The New Vision -Stephen Asiimwe is the new Executive Director of the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU), a body that brings together the country ‘s leading private sector players .
The Board of Directors of the Private Sector Foundation ,Chaired by veteran lawyer Elly Karuhanga announced Asiimwe ‘s appointed on Friday . Asiimwe replaces Gideon Badagawa one of the many Ugandans whose lives have been claimed by the deadly Covid-19 pandemic . Asiimwe will be deputized by Francis Kisirinya who has been serving as the acting Executive Director.
The PSFU board chairman. Dr.Elly Karuhanga described Asiimwe as a man with experience spanning over 30 years in both government and private sector at management, leadership and business leadership levels in Uganda and globally.
“We request you to give him complete cooperation so that he can deliver the best of his services for the benefits of the staff, Board, PSFU members, the private sector and Uganda as a whole,”Karuhanga said. Asiimwe served as the Chief Executive Officer for the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) for five years 2014 and 2019.
Asiimwe holds a Masters degree in Organizational Leadership and Management. and a Makerere University Bachelors degree in Social Sciences (Political Science and Sociology) among other qualifications .