The Uganda Manufactures Association (UMA) has appointed Dr. Ezra Muhumuza Rubanda as the new Executive Director.
UMA is an association that aims to bring together Ugandan industrialists and manufacturers in an attempt to guide the industrial actors in the country towards global competitiveness on a sustainable basis.
Dr. Muhumuza was appointed to run the affairs of the Uganda Manufacturers Association and oversee the secretariat’s activities.
He replaces Daniel Birungi who, after the expiry of his five-year tenure, decided to embark on furthering his studies abroad.
Dr Muhumuza holds a PhD in Energy Economics, Master of Economic Policy Development and Science in Development Economics.
He has served in various capacities under Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MOFPED) and the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce.
“His knowledge and experience in economic policy will be harnessed to promote the competitiveness of manufacturers within Uganda, regionally And internationally,” UMA said in a statement.