UBL appoints Patricia Anguzu new human resource director

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UBL appoints Patricia Anguzu new human resource director
Patricia Anguzu

Patricia Kadama Anguzu has been appointed the new human resources director for Uganda Breweries Limited with effect from March, 15 2024.

UBL said in a statement on Wednesday afternoon that Anguzu joins from the fintech space, having most recently served as a Senior Human Capital Advisor at Tugende Limited.

"There, she spearheaded the human capital department, driving the organization's mission and talent strategy in both the Uganda and Kenya markets.

She oversaw talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, training and development, and employee retention.

She also had a short career stint at Wave Transfer Limited as regional people lead," UBL said.

Prior to her tenure in fintech, Anguzu enjoyed a 15-year career with Nile Breweries Limited from 2007 to 2022, holding various key roles.

Notably, she rose to the position of Country People Lead for six years from 2016 to 2022, leading the change of control from Nile Breweries Limited (SABMiller) to Nile Breweries Limited (ABI InBev).

"She was responsible for the people function in charge of attracting, maintaining and retaining the right talent pool, guidance on the people matrix, learning and development, organisation culture, union management and implementing a comprehensive HR strategic plan consistent with the business goals," UBL said.

Anguzu's career journey at Nile Breweries Limited also included roles such as Human Resource Operations Manager, Market Analyst, PA to Sales and Distribution Director, and Marketing Assistant, each contributing to her comprehensive understanding of people and organizational dynamics.

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