Who is Simon Kaheru?
Simon is the current Head of Groups public policy and partnerships function at Cocacola Beverages Africa.
Simon`s career spans over 25 years with his new employment being and previously Director of Public Affairs and Communications at Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Uganda since October 2017.
Simon has had four years of Senior management with Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods organization, managing Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility and Logistics.
He put in Nine years in mainstream media and desk operations, at a Senior media management with a busy English newspaper, The New Vision.
Simon previously had two years of Communications and Relationship management with the Government of Uganda.
Why Simon Stands out
Aside his rich experience, Simon has mentored over 300 communications professionals, presided over 1000 events as a moderator/ public speaker and has worked in major sectors including Government, Private sector, media and now in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods( FMCG) world.
Simon has also previously served as a Director-Member of the Board for Uganda Broadcasting Services(UBC)
He dedicated his Nineteen years to manage Media Analyst, a New Age Media firm providing value added services for a wide range of clients and partners in East and Central Africa.
Simon is a key member of Public Relations Association of Uganda(PRAU),American Chamber of Commerce(AmCham) Uganda, a professional association affiliated with the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. which is an important forum for investors and businesses to network, share experience, and coordinate efforts.
The Kings College Budo Old Boy is also the current Board chairman of ICT Associations of Uganda with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, Journalism and Related programs from the Prestigious Makerere University among his other academic qualifications