Thursday, August 1, 2019

Hassan Saleh appointed as new MultiChoice Uganda boss, replaces Charles Hamya after his DStv workplace affair and sex scandal.

Hassan Saleh has been appointed as the new MultiChoice Uganda managing director from 1 August 2019.

Hassan Saleh replaces Charles Hamya who was general manager until the end of March 2019 and finally quit after pressure from MultiChoice Africa bosses.

Charles Hamya's exit followed the scandalous revelations of his torrid workplace affair and sex scandal with the DStv Uganda marketing manager Phoebe Nakabazzi who was fired.

Hassan Saleh was most recently the general manager of sales and distribution at MTN Sudan.

Previous work experience includes working at Coca-Cola and Century Bottling Limited, as well as in the telecoms industry with stints at Bharti Airtel Kenya Limited and Vodacom South Africa.

"I'm excited to return to Uganda and taking on the opportunity of leading MultiChoice Uganda at a time when the business is driving customer-centricity as a focal point of everything we do," says Hassan Saleh in a statement.

"My priority is to ensure that we continue to take our brands, product, and services to new heights and making sure we remain Uganda's most-loved video entertainment destination".

Maharage Chande, the MultiChoice regional director for the Northern Region that includes Uganda, says "MultiChoice is fortunate to have someone of Hassan's calibre and experience".

"We are at a crucial point in our business and under his leadership we will successfully realise our strategy in Uganda and take advantage of the market opportunities ahead. Hassan is a visionary leader with a solid understanding of our products, services and markets."

Hassan Saleh has a BA degree in social sciences from Makerere University, a Masters degree in international business from Reutlingen University of Business and Technology in Germany, a CIM post-graduate diploma in marketing management from (CIM) Berkshire in the United Kingdom and a post-graduate certificate in business administration from Leicester University in the United Kingdom.