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Msingi Appoints a New CEO
Ms. Agnes Asiimwe Konde, a Ugandan National, has been appointed as the CEO for Msingi effective 1st October 2017. Msingi is an independent, East African organisation that is building competitive, inclusive and resilient industries in East Africa by supporting pioneer firms and removing key constraints in the enabling environment. We are a regional organisation covering Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda whose vision is to achieve widespread and lasting prosperity in East Africa.
Ms. Konde brings over 20 years of professional experience in food and beverage, consumer goods and media sectors. She joins Msingi from Africa Broadcasting Uganda Limited (a Nation Media Group Company) where she has been Managing Director since 2013 . She previously worked with Crown Beverages Limited, British American Tobacco (Uganda) and Monitor Publications Limited.
She is a Board member of a number of organisations including Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA), United Way - Uganda and the African Network for the Care of Children (ANECCA) affected by HNI AIDS. She is also a member of the Graca Machel Trust, Women-in-Media Network. She holds an MBA from the University of Liverpool and is a Chartered Marketer with Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). She is also a graduate of Social Sciences from Makerere University Kampala.