Oil giants Tullow Uganda have appointed Ugandan Media magnate Conrad Nkutu as the company’s new Corporate Affairs Manager. He is slated begin work on Monday.
Nkutu is the brainchild of popular TV series The Hostel that airs on local TV Nation Television (NTV) and former Daily Monitor Managing Director.
News of his appointment was contained in a press statement issued by the company’s communications manager Cathy Adengo.
Conrad Nkutu is the CEO of Greenewus Energy Africa Ltd, a Mini hydropower electricity generation company, developing a 5 megawatt project at Kakaka, in the Rwenzori Mountains, Western Uganda.
“We are pleased to be bringing on board an experienced professional like Conrad Nkutu, who will play a significant role in contributing to the growth of our business and Uganda’s oil and gas sector”, Tullow Oil Uganda’s General Manager Jimmy Mugerwa said of the company’s now new Corporate Affairs manager.
Below is the Press Release;
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Conrad Kirunda Nkutu as the Corporate Affairs Manager, Tullow Uganda Operations Pty Ltd effective Monday 1st July 2013.
Conrad Nkutu Profile
Conrad brings a wealth of experience having worked for over 17 years in the Media and Publishing Industry in East Africa. In his earlier career Conrad worked as Managing Director of The New Vision. He later moved to the Monitor Publications as Managing Director in Uganda prior to being assigned as the Managing Director of the Nation Broadcasting Division of Nation Media Group, based in Nairobi. The Nation Broadcasting Division consists of Easy FM, QFM Kenya, NTV Kenya as well as KFT and NTV Uganda.
He now joins Tullow from Greenewus Energy Africa Ltd a private limited company involved in commercial renewable energy production where he has been working as Managing Director. Conrad has also been involved in several other private and public interest media initiatives in Uganda and East Africa.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences Degree (Political Science and Public Administration) from Makerere University.
“We are pleased to be bringing on board an experienced professional like Conrad Nkutu, who will play a significant role in contributing to the growth of our business and Uganda’s oil and gas sector”, Jimmy Mugerwa, General Manager.
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