Vision Group’s Chief Executive Officer Robert Kabushenga has today Friday January 29,2021 tendered an early resignation.
According to the New Vision website , Kabushenga sent out an email to his staff explaining to them his decision to resign from Vision Group. In the email dated Friday (January 29, 2021), Kabushenga explained his decision, which he said the board had agreed to. “This is to let you know that for personal reasons I have asked the Board for an early retirement and this has been accepted,” he wrote.
Kabushenga explained that he will oversee a 90-day transition, as requested by the Board, before moving on. “I am proud of the success we achieved and the impact we have had in society. This was possible because we worked together as a team. For me, it was an absolute honor and pleasure to have done so,” he explained.
Kabushenga joined Vision Group as CEO on January 1 2007. Prior to that, he started the Uganda Media Center, worked as a Legal and Administration Officer of the Monitor Publications Ltd. He later joined The New Vision where he first worked as Legal Officer, later rising to the position of Company Secretary. Robert also worked as Executive Director of the Uganda Media Center.
Kabushenga is a holder of a Bachelor of Laws degree from Makerere University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Center, Kampala. He is a member of the Uganda Law Society and a fellow of the Africa leadership Initiative-East Africa, part of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
Upon retirement, Kabushenga says he’s going to grow coffee full time at his Rugyeyo farm as stated in a tweet.