Presidential Press Secretary Don Wanyama has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vision Group replacing Robert Kabushenga who announced his resignation from the position in February. Kabushenga kept the job for nearly 15 years.
According to sources, Wanyama was first sanctioned by President Yoweri Museveni before the Vision Group board also endorsed him as the best candidate.
The former Managing Editor for Daily Monitor is said to have beaten competition from New Vision Chief Editor Barbra Kaija, Next Radio general manager Marcus Kwikiriza, Red Pepper’s Rugyendo Arinaitwe, former Deputy General of the External Security Organisation (ESO) Emmanuel Ewaku Allio many others.
Outgoing CEO, Kabushenga has congratulated Don, tweeting; “Congratulations on getting one of the best jobs in Uganda. All the best.”