Who is Jackie Namara?

Jackie is one of the few Fellows and chartered marketers of Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK). A chartered Marketer is a status that recognizes purely outstanding marketers in the industry. This is currently accessible by members graded by CIM the leading professional marketing body in the world.


Jackie has over 20 years of experience in strategy, marketing communications, customer experience, building and managing brands. That’s two decades of solid  business growth support, and a test of time.

Her career began in the mid-90s with a one-year cameo at Bank of Uganda. She later moved to Unliver where she worked as a Brand Manager – Laundry and Personal Wash

She also served at Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) as a brand Manager before being named the Group Brand Manager. Here, she worked for two years before moving to Airtel Uganda.

She later moved to work as the Head of marketing at Stanbic Bank Uganda, a position she held for nearly a decade. This is no mean feat.

Jackie later moved to Vodafone Uganda in the same capacity, where she worked for 2 years before they exited the Ugandan market. She still soared with outstanding delivery.


The vibrant Rotarian is a Fellow and Chartered Marketer of Chartered Institute of Marketing UK (FCIM), hold an MBA from the University of Technology Sydney  among her various qualifications.


Why Jackie Stands out

Five years ago, Jackie consolidated her marketing prowess into a consulting firm—Iguru Consult Limited, an agency which serves to help business thrive through Strategy, Marketing and Communications.

She lectures graduate students at the prestigious Uganda Management Institute and MAT Abacus Business School on how to prioritize marketing for sustained business growth and development.

Jackie has mentored close to 500 Marketing and Communications professionals and serves as a key member of the Uganda Marketers Society (UMS).

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