UIA holds 2024 CEO Forum at Paraa Safari Lodge

14th, Jun 2024 Share This

Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of members of the Uganda Insurers Association (UIA) convened for the 2024 edition of the CEO Forum 0n 14th June 2024 at Paraa Safari Lodge - Murchison Falls National Park. This year’s CEO Forum focused on reinforcing UIA’s foundations and cultivating unity among its members. This is with the foresight of propelling the Association forward through meaningful dialogue and strategic planning. Graced by influential industry leaders, the forum was a confluence of minds dedicated to strengthening the insurance sector in Uganda. 

To kick off the forum, UIA CEO - Jonan Kisakye extended his thanks to all attendees for their active roles in the recent UIA & ICOGU Annual General Meetings (AGMs), highlighting their importance in shining a light on UIA’s endeavors and the broader Insurance Industry matters. He recognized the UIA Secretariat’s efforts in organizing the engagements.

 UIA CEO - Jonan Kisakye speakng at the Forum

Outgoing Executive Committee Chairman, Latimer Mukasa commended the CEOs for their steadfast commitment to UIA’s cause & underscored the forum’s essential role in tackling industry challenges head-on and fostering open dialogue with the regulator. He also issued a rallying call for CEOs to maintain the Association’s strength & keep furthering its mission & vision. 

Outgoing Executive Committee Chairman - Latimer Mukasa giving his remarks

The forum was further enriched by insightful presentations from Onapito Ekomolioit – Chairman, Nile Breweries who shared about transforming UIA into a formidable lobbying force with impactful influence in his presentation that was aptly titled “turning the UIA into a formidable lobbying & impactful Association.” Notably, it laid out concrete strategies for bolstering advocacy efforts. 

 Nile Breweries Chairman - Onapito Ekomolioit speaking at the CEOs Forum

The forum was also graced by Trevor Lukanga, Tax Manager at PriceWaterHouseCoopers (PwC) who presented findings from the Total Tax Contribution (TTC) Study of the Insurance Sector in Uganda that shed light on the sector’s significant economic contributions. The study was commissioned by UIA.

PriceWaterHouseCoopers (PwC) Tax Manager - Trevor Lukanga presenting the findings from the Total Tax Contribution (TTC) Study of the Insurance Sector in Uganda

The CEO Forum seeks to serve as a catalyst for growth by igniting a collective ambition to elevate the insurance industry to new heights. It is also a major force in UIA’s journey towards becoming an even more effective & influential Association.

Group photo moment at the end of the meeting