Bitature is Bolloré's new chairman in Uganda
Bolloré Transport & Logistics welcomes Patrick Bitature as the chairman of the board for its Uganda subsidiary. The entrepreneur and philanthropist is the founder and chairman of Simba Group of Companies, an East African conglomerate, with interests in telecommunications, hospitality, real estate, education, energy, agriculture, oil & gas, and healthcare products.
Bitature also serves as chairman on the board of Umeme, the country’s main electricity distribution company and the chair of the Uganda tourism board steering committee, and as co-chair of Cure Paediatric Teaching Hospital, which specialises in the treatment of neurosurgical needs of children.
Jason Reynard, regional CEO for East Africa: " Bitature has been a trusted advisor to our board over the years and his proven entrepreneurial acumen and experience will be an asset to our business in Uganda." (ah)