On the 16th September 2022, League of East African Directors (LEAD) in partnership with EY, MTN Uganda, Umeme Ltd, Uganda National Oil Company, Centenary Bank Uganda Ltd, Uganda Breweries Ltd, Stanbic Bank Uganda, Uganda Clays Ltd launched the “Non-Executive Directors Awards” dubbed the NED Awards 2022.
The Leadership of the League of East African Directors (LEAD) and its partners including EY felt compelled to create an opportunity through which the role and contributions of the Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) is appropriately appreciated.
The Non-Executive Director (NED) Awards is an idea that has been conceptualized and developed by the leadership of the League of East African Directors (LEAD).
This is in line with LEAD’s mission of ‘equipping Boards for the advancement of East African businesses’, and being. The inaugural events were successfully held last year, this year’s awards consist of a series of activities that will culminate in an award ceremony scheduled for 29th November 2022.
The theme for this year’s awards is ‘The Board’s role in the recovery and growth of East African Businesses’.
The awards will seek to recognize the role of NEDs in the areas and capacities of Financial Services (Insurance, Banking and Pensions), Manufacturing, Public Sector (Statutory entities, MDAs, regulators), Communication (Telecoms, Broadcasting, Print Media), Not for Profit, Services (Agriculture, Healthcare, Education, Tourism, Hospitality, Transport and Utilities, Breakthrough NED, Chairman of Listed Entity and Lifetime Award