Kenneth Agutamba has been appointed to the position of Manager, Reputation and Communications at Stanbic Bank Uganda, the Daily Express has established.
According to an official notice published on August 11, Agutamba will replace Cathy Adengo who has been elevated to Head of Sustainability at the bank.
“Kenneth will be responsible for executing our corporate communications strategy, Sponsorships, and implementing stakeholder engagement initiatives to support the delivery of the business strategy,” read the statement.
Agutamba, who has been a communication manager at Palladium Group, has 10 years of multi-sector experience in Business Journalism, Strategic Media Relations, Stakeholder Engagement, Communication, and Knowledge Management across various sectors including banking, international development, and diplomatic mission.
His Journalism career began in Western Uganda working as a radio talk-show host before moving to Kigali, Rwanda where he thrived and established himself as a mainstream business journalist and columnist.
He successfully managed and delivered positive corporate brand and stakeholder relations for Bank of Kigali where he worked as communications and public relations manager.
He holds an M.A in International Communication from the Communication University of China (Beijing), a Bachelor’s in mass communication from the Uganda Christian University (Kampala), and is a News Literacy Fellow of Stony Brook University School of Journalism (New York, USA).
A member of the Public Relations Association of Rwanda (PRAR), Kenneth is passionate about international relations, responsible business, leadership, and citizen participation in community development.