Former Head of Information Technology (IT) at Stanbic Bank Uganda, CIO Herbert Olowo, has been appointed Head of IT and Operations at Absa Bank, Uganda. The announcement of his appointment was made in a statement released on Monday. The bank described Olowo as one with vast experience in IT spanning over 21 years.
“Prior to joining Absa, Herbert was the Chief Information Officer in Stanbic Bank Uganda and Non-Executive Director of Flyhub Limited, a subsidiary of Stanbic Uganda Holdings,” Absa Bank Uganda statement reads in part.
Before joining Stanbic Bank Uganda, Olowo was also the Head of Information Systems at Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) in addition to several senior management positions in technology in both MTN Group and MTN Uganda. Olowo is also a Certified Transformative Coach and a founding member of the International Coach Federation, Uganda Chapter.
He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology from the University of Liverpool and has attained several technical and leadership certifications from the US, UK, UAE and South Africa.