Vision Group Senior Management

Robert Kabushenga – Chief Executive Officer

Robert joined Vision Group as CEO on January 1, 2007. He is a holder of 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. Robert’s previous work experience includes 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.

Gervase Ndyanabo – Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Ndyanabo joined Vision Group in 1989 as an Internal Auditor. He became Chief Internal Auditor in 1995 and then Company Secretary in 2005. Gervase holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from Makerere University and an MBA from Edinburgh Business, United Kingdom. Gervase is a Certified Public Accountant and is a Certified Internal Auditor. He is a member of the Institutes of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda and Kenya, and The Global Institute of Internal Auditors.

Barbara Kaija - Editor in Chief

Barbara Kaija joined Vision Group as a sub-editor trainee in 1992. Before that she had been a high school teacher and head teacher. She has risen through the ranks as Sub-Editor before she became Deputy Features Editor and then Features Editor, a position she held for eight years. In September 2006 she was appointed Deputy Editor-in-Chief. Barbara holds a B.A in Education, a Masters in Education, a post graduate Diploma in Practical Journalism from the Thompson Foundation in Cardiff, United Kingdom and a Masters Degree in Journalism and Media studies of Rhodes University. Mrs. Kaija is a World Editor Forum Fellow of the International Journalism Exchange 2007.

Zubair Musoke – Chief Finance Officer

Mr. Musoke joined Vision Group in 1989 as an accountant and furthered his career at The New Vision, becoming the Finance Manager in 2001. Zubair holds an MBA from Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI)/ Maastricht School of Management and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Makerere University. In addition, he is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA)-UK and is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU). He is also a member of The Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda (ICGOU) and a member of ACCA Uganda branch.

Kathy Sempebwa Turinawe – Chief Human Resource Officer

Kathy holds a Bachelor of Social Science in Industrial Psychology & Industrial Sociology, as well as a Postgraduate Honours degree in Industrial Sociology from Rhodes University, South Africa. Kathy joined Vision Group in 2005 as Human Resource Administrator and then Human Resource Officer. She then worked at Toyota Uganda as Human Resource Advisor and Barclays Bank as a Learning & Development Advisor before rejoining Vision Group as Human Resource Manager in November 2008.

Ms. Carol Kyomuhendo Lutalo– Chief Internal Auditor

Carol joined Vision Group in June 2012 as Chief Internal Auditor. She holds an MBA from Heriot Watt University and Bachelor of Statistics from Makerere University. She is a chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, The Institute of Internal Auditors (Uganda chapter) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). She has experience in internal audit, statutory/financial audit, risk management and financial reporting. She previously worked for Ernst & Young CPA, Stanbic Bank, Centenary Bank and SMART Consult.

Peter Taremwa – Head of Printing

Peter joined Vision Group December 1st 2008 as Marketing Manager and then Head of Commercial Printing July 1st 2010. He holds a bachelor of Business Administration from Makerere University. Prior to joining Vision Group, he was a Retail Business Manager and later Commercial Business Manager at MGS International (U) Ltd – distributors of Castrol Lubricants now Mogas, Marketing Manager and later Managing Director of Radio West.

Mark Walungama – Head of Television

Mark joined Vision Group as Head of Television on August 1. 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Mass Communication (broadcast major), and a postgraduate diploma in television journalism. He also holds a certificate in satellite live television broadcasting. He previously worked as Press secretary to the Vice President, information officer the Uganda News Agency, and was TV Station Manager for Uganda Broadcasting Corporation.

Bill Tibingana – Head of Radio

Bill Tibingana has worked with radio for the past 13 years with over eight radio start-up projects. He started out at as a research officer at Capital FM back in 1998 while studying Business Computing at Makerere University Business School and rose through to Program Director in 2004. He later joined Vision Group in 2007 and administered the establishment and integration of five radio stations into the group. He studied Commercial Radio Programming at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School in 2003 and has fellowshipped at various stations around the world including Kenya, UK, Germany, USA, Belgium and Australia.

Louis Jadwong – Head of Digital

Louis Jadwong joined New Vision in December 1992 as a Sports reporter, then rose to become Sports Editor in 1994, a position he held for 15 years before being appointed Head of Digital in November 2010. Jadwong holds a BA degree in English Language and Literature and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Practical Journalism from the Thompson Foundation in Cardiff, UK.

Susan Nsibirwa – Head of Marketing

Ms. Nsibirwa joined Vision Group in Feb 2011 as the Head of Marketing. Prior to this, Susan was Head of Marketing at DFCU Bank. She has also worked for Commercial Microfinance Limited , MTN Uganda, Saatchi &Saatchi and has a wealth of media and advertising experience of 20 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication.

Hope Nuwagaba- Head of Sales

Hope joined Vision Group in 2000 as a freelance sales executive and has since risen to different managerial positions the recent appointment being the Head of Sales. Prior to the appointment, she held the position of Senior Manager Agencies & Corporate. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Social Administration from Makerere University and has experience of over 10 years in sales management.