Centenary Bank Uganda Limited have appointed Joseph Kiwanuka Balikuddembe as their new Executive Director filling the top job at the institution.
The development was confirmed by the bank in an announcement released on Saturday.
“Mr. Balikuddembe brings to Centenary Bank over 21 years of experience in the banking industry having worked with some of Africa’s largest banks with operations in Uganda,” a statement by the bank reads in part.
Balikuddembe’s appointment is a reunion for him at Centenary Bank that having he started his banking career with them.
Prior to assuming the Executive Director position at Centenary Bank, Balikuddembe served as the Executive Director at United Bank for Africa (UBA) Uganda.
He also held a number of senior executive roles at ABSA Bank (formerly Barclays), including; Vice President – Head of Business Banking, Retail and Business Banking, Vice President – Head of Trade Finance, Corporate and Investment Banking, Relationship Manager – Multinationals and Large Corporates, Corporate and Investment Banking.
Balikuddembe brings to Centenary Bank over 21 years of experience in the banking industry having worked with some of Africa’s largest banks with operations in Uganda.
Before then, Balikuddembe served at Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited, where he was the Business Manager, Personal and Business Banking.
He holds a Master’s in Business Administration (Finance and Strategy) from the prestigious Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Makerere University (1998).
“He is happy to return at Centenary Bank, where he started his banking career as a banking officer in 1999,” the statement added.