Simon Kagugube is confirmed dead at the age of 65.
Simon was best known as a Ugandan lawyer and corporate executive.
Death was likely due to heart failure.
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Simon Kagugube
Born (1955-01-01) 1 January 1955 (age 65)
Died15 Feb 2020
NationalityUgandan
CitizenshipUganda
EducationMakerere University
(Bachelor of Laws)
Law Development Centre
(Diploma in Legal Practice)
Yale University
(Master of Laws)
(Doctor of Juridical Science)
Known forLegal matters, Tax matters
TitleChairman of Uganda Revenue Authority and Monitor Publications Limited
Executive Director of Centenary Bank and Director of Nation Media Group
Simon Kagugube (1 January 1955-15 February 2020), was a Ugandan lawyer, corporate executive and taxation expert, who served as the Chairman of the board of directors at Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), Uganda's revenue collection agency.
He concurrently served as the Chairman of Monitor Publications in Uganda, and was a member of the board of directors at Nation Media Group, based in Kenya. Simultaneously, he was an executive director at Centenary Bank, a commercial bank in Uganda, and he sat on the bank's board of directors.
Contents
1 Background and education
2 Career
3 Other considerations
4 See also
5 References
6 External links
Background and education
He was born in Uganda circa 1955 and attended local elementary and secondary schools and went to the prestigious St. Mary's College Kisubi. He was admitted to Makerere University, Uganda's oldest and largest public university, where he obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree. He went on to obtain a Diploma in Legal practice, from the Law Development Centre. He was then admitted to the Ugandan Bar, as a practicing attorney.
His degree of Master of Laws in Corporation Law, Taxation and International Trade Systems, was awarded by Yale University, in the United States. He also held a Doctor of Science of Law, also awarded by Yale University. His doctoral specialization was in Immigration, Refugees and Asylum Law.
His other academic qualifications include a Certificate in Public Finance from University of Bath and a certificate in the Commonwealth Tax Inspectors’ course.
Career
Dr Kagugube worked at the Uganda Revenue Authority, as Commissioner for Value Added Tax and while there, served temporarily as Deputy Commissioner General of the agency. At the time of his death, he was the chairman of the board at the tax agency.
In the early 2000s, he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers Uganda as the Director of Tax and Legal Services, while simultaneously serving as the chairman of the board at Centenary Bank.
He was appointed to the Board of Nation Media Group, as an independent non-executive director in September 2011. He concurrently served as the Chairman of the Board of Monitor Publications Limited in Uganda, a Nation Media Group subsidiary.
At the time of his death in February 2020, Kagugube was an Executive Director at Centenary Bank, a commercial bank in Uganda and was a member of the bank's board of directors.
Other considerations
Dr Simon Kagugube was the president of the East African School of
Taxation, a private institution based in Kampala, Uganda's capital city.
See also
Economy of Uganda
Patience Tumusiime Rubagumya
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