Long serving Vision Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) Robert Kabushenga has announced that he will leave Uganda’s biggest government owned media and publication house in not more than 90 days within which he will oversee transition.
In an email address from himself to all Vision Group Staff members, which The Ugandan Wire has accessed, he said that he will be leading a transition for the next 90 days after which he will vacate his office.
“This is to let you know that I have asked the board for an early retirement and this has been accepted. However, the board has asked me to manage the transition for the next 90 days which I have accepted,” his email reads.
Kabushenga has been the Vision Group CEO for 13, having been appointed in 2007, and has completely changed the business model of the Government Entity creating numerous channels of income generation and employing thousands of Ugandans in the process. Vision Group which boasts of a number of TV stations, Radio stations, online news outlets, News Papers among other products.
“I am proud of the success we have achieved and the impact we have had in society. This was possible because we worked together as a team. No single person could have done it on their own, certainly not me. I have always said to you that everyone in their life should have a privilege of working with people like you. I had great time doing that and for me, it was a great honor.” Kabushenga said.
Kabushenga holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Kampala. He is an advocate of the High Court of Uganda and a member of the Uganda and East Africa Law Societies.
Before joining Vision Group, Kabushenga worked as the Executive Director of the Uganda Media Centre, Company Secretary and Legal Officer of this company as well as Legal and Administration Officer of the Monitor Publications Ltd.
He is a Fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative-East Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.