The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has appointed Ms Julianne Rwakooko Mweheire as the Director Industry Affairs and Content Development.
Ms Mweheire, who boasts 13 years of work experience in the telecommunications sector, replaces Dr Twinemanzi Tumubweine who recently joined Bank of Uganda.
Ms Mweheire served as Senior Manager, Carrier Relations and also Senior Accountant Interconnection and Roaming, MTN Uganda before joining UCC.
The new director has a Master of Science Telecommunications Management – Global Innovations of Telecommunications from Stevens’s institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA.
She also holds Bachelor of Arts Business Management – in Management, Economics and Accounting.
Ms Mweheire has vast experience in the Telecommunications sector in areas of Competition, Consumer Protection, and Economic Regulation among other key areas of policies and regulations.
UCC publicist Pamela Ankunda told ChimpReports on Thursday that Ms Mweheire is right person for the demanding job.
“With high experience, Julianne’s appointment also cements the Commission as the government agency with the highest number of female employees at top Management level,” she emphasised.