UBL’s Busola Doregos is First Female to Win Chief Finance Officer of the Year Award

UBL's Finance & Strategy Director, Busola Doregos won the 2019 CFO of the Year Award.

Uganda Breweries Ltd’s Finance & Strategy Director, Busola Doregos has been named the 2019 Chief Finance Officer of the year. Doregos also won the Finance Transformation Award.

The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) awards, now in their 3rd year were held at the Kampala Serena Hotel under the theme “Ethics and Trust, as the Competitive Advantage for Business Sustainability.”

Organized by ACCA Uganda and Deloitte Uganda, the awards are aimed at recognizing outstanding finance professionals and the role they play in developing good business & finance practices both within the companies they operate, and the finance sector in general.

Doregos is the first lady to win the Uganda CFO of the Year award since the awards were introduced in 2017.

She is a seasoned Finance professional and an ACCA fellow with over 15 years of experience in FMCG organizations

Doregos holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and an MBA in Finance from Kent Business School.

She is highly skilled in Strategic Business Planning, Business Setup, Organizational Effectiveness, Change Management, Process Simplification and Re-engineering, Productivity, Corporate Governance and Risk Management.

This year, there was a total of 119 nominations and 37 individuals were selected. Among the 37, 10 were females.

Other winners

Joshua Karamagi (UEGCL) – Public Sector Award

Byekwaso Godfrey (Centenary Bank) – Strategy Execution Award.

Martha Sebunya Mukasa (Mengo Hospital) – Not for Profit Award

Busola Doregos (Uganda Breweries) and Moses Kargbo (Tugende) – Finance Transformation Award.

Maxwell Odera (Fiduga Limited) – SME Award.

Brian Collins Amanyire (Bank of Africa) – Young CFO Award

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