UNBS boss quits after 22 years of service

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has revealed that its long serving Executive Director, Eng. Dr. Ben Manyindo has retired from the standards agency with effect from 1st November, 2020.

“Accordingly, Mr. David Livingstone Ebiru who is the Deputy Executive Director in charge of Management and Financial Services at the Bureau has been appointed as the Acting Executive Director until the process of recruiting the substantive Executive Director is concluded,” UNBS said in a statement.

“The Bureau acknowledges the great contribution made by Dr. Manyindo towards its growth in terms of infrastructure and service delivery during his tenure of service. He joined the Bureau in 1998 as the Deputy Executive Director in charge of Technical Operations before assuming the position of the Executive Director in 2012 where he has been at the helm for last 8 years,” the statement adds.

UNBS says it is committed to continue performing its critical mandate of developing, promoting and enforcing national standards in order to protect the safety and health of consumers and the environment against dangerous and sub-standard products.


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