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Susan Nsibirwa Appointed as MPL Managing Director

By Executive Editor

The National Media Group (NMG) has appointed Susan Nsibirwa as the Managing Director, Monitor Publications Limited.

Nsibirwa’s appointment takes effect January 2, 2024.

The role reports to the Group CEO with a dotted reporting line to the Monitor Publications Limited (MPL) Board Chairman.

Nsibirwa will be responsible for leading MPL, The East African and Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited (the broadcasting) company that operates NTV Uganda and Spark T) to deliver their long-term strategy, business plans, and annual performance targets, to maximize value to shareholders.

Profile

Nsibirwa is the current the Managing Director of Ayiva Consulting Solutions. She previously worked for URGE-Uganda, Vision Group, MTN Uganda and dfcu Bank, among others.
Nsibirwa is currently a member of the Strategy and Audit, Risk & Compliance Board Committees of Monitor Publications Limited and is the Board Chair at African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME), among other boards.
She is a marketing and communications professional with over twenty-five (25) years of experience, with fifteen (15) years of these in senior executive roles, successfully leading corporate, marketing and communications teams
and departments across diverse industries. She also has proven experience in successfully implementing strategic Corporate Social Responsibility Programs and Crisis Management Plans. She brings expertise in communication, business strategy, and the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders.

Education

Nsibirwa is a holder of a Master of Business Administration from the University of Nicosia, Cyprus and a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from Makerere University. 

“I am confident that you will all accord her the support required to succeed in this role,” said the Stephen Gitagama, Group Chief Executive Officer.

Nsibirwa replaces Mr. Tony Glencross. Mr. Glencross will be leaving the company on December 22, 2023. Mr. Timothy Ntale, the Company Secretary will serve as Acting Managing Director from December 23, 2023 until Ms. Nsibirwa assumes her new role.

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