Next Media Services welcomes Suzan Mweheire Kitariko

Suzan Mweheire Kitariko joins the Next Media Family
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We are excited to introduce Suzan Mweheire Kitariko, our new Non-Executive Director.

She joins a team of respectable dynamic individuals who form our Board of Directors, all working together to guide us along the path towards being the leading multi-media group for East Africa.

Suzan Mweheire Kitariko holds a great track record of high performance in the execution of growth strategies and the delivery of innovative solutions with over 20+ years of experience in the ICT industry, stretching from Broadcasting to Telecommunication and other related sectors of the industry.

Suzan also has a deep understanding of business and technology processes, with experience in business development, innovation, partnership development, product development and management, cross-functional program management, and customer experience programs.

 

We are highly confident that Suzan Mweheire Kitariko will be a valuable asset to Next Media Services. Our warmest welcome and good wishes.

About

 

Suzan Mweheire Kitariko. Photo by Muwanguzi Isaac

Currently, Suzan is the General Manager at SICPA (U) Ltd., a subsidiary of SICPA SA. SICPA (U) provides system implementation and technical support services to the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) for the Digital Tracking Solution (DTS) – a secure excise tax track and trace and production control system. Due to the great results of the program, it has been extended to other Government institutions like UNBS and Fuel Marking with the Ministry of Energy.
Suzan is a Bachelor of Mass communication graduate of Makerere University. She also holds a Masters in Business Administration( MBA) from Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh Business School.
Suzan is a senior executive with over 14 years of experience in the Telecom sector in Uganda.
Her breadth of experience spans leadership roles across several functional areas, including strategy development and roll-out, R&D, Operations, Sales & Marketing, and Customer Service Management. She began her career at UTL where she built out the Sales & Customer Service group and eventually headed Change Management and Transformation for the whole organization.
After joining Orange Uganda, she held several leadership roles, including Head of Strategy, Acting Chief Commercial Officer, Head of Business Operations, and finally Executive member where she helped shepherd the spinoff to Africell.
Suzan joined Google in July 2015 as the Operations Manager for Link Uganda, managing internal and external processes around technical operations, vendor management, and customer service delivery, and was soon elevated to head the entity as Country Manager Google Uganda, and eventually promoted to Csquared Regional Manager, based in Uganda, she oversaw all aspects of the business, including strategy definition, sales, and revenue growth, as well as operational performance for the East African Region. Csquared was a subsidiary of Google Uganda.