Dentsu Tanzania announces appointment of Integrated Client Director

By our News Team | 2023

Ezra Munene Ndolo to play a fundamental role in driving growth as company aims to further enhance its digital and media capabilities.

Dentsu Tanzania, which is part of the Dentsu International global marketing and advertising agency network, has announced the appointment of Ezra Munene Ndolo as Integrated Client Director

He will play a fundamental role in driving growth and success for the company, as it further enhances its digital and media capabilities.

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Ezra Munene Ndolo of Dentsu Tanzania. Photo courtesy of Dentsu

With extensive experience in the digital and media space, combined with a strong background in the automotive and performance industries, Ndolo is expected to bring a wealth of passion, insights and industry knowledge to Dentsu Tanzania, according to a media statement.

“He has proven himself to be an accomplished brand and marketing manager with core strengths in media and marketing strategy, planning and campaign management.”

The statement adds: “Ndolo’s experience in the motoring industry also makes him a valuable addition to Dentsu Tanzania’s team, as he will be leading initiatives to improve the automotive segment in the market, both on and offline. He has a talent for ideating, planning, and implementing initiatives that will drive the company’s brand expansion plans.”

Commenting on the appointment, Lana Marais, Regional Director for Dentsu in sub-Saharan Africa, expressed her excitement, saying that his exceptional experience and expertise will be instrumental in the company’s efforts to continue to invest in talent and mentorship.

“It will also enhance its digital and media capability, and step-change the way we team together to help brands predict and plan for disruptive future opportunities and create new paths to growth in Tanzania,” she said.

Dentsu Aegis Network SSA is headquartered in South Africa, with offices located in Cape Town and Johannesburg. It also operates in 33 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, with fully owned offices in Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria.

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With an esteemed academic journey, Dr. Kariisa’s accolades include an Honorary PhD in exemplary community service from the United Graduate College inTexas, an MBA from United States International University in Nairobi, Kenya, a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Huazong University in China, and a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics from Makerere University.
Dr. Kariisa pursued PhD research in Computer Security and Identity Management at Security of Systems Group, Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands. As a dynamic educator, he has shared his expertise as a lecturer of e-Government and Information Security at both Makerere University and Radboud University.

Dr Kin did his PhD research in Computer Security and Identity Management at Security of Systems Group, Radbond University in Nigmegen, Netherlands. He previously served as a lecturer of e-Government and Information Security at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and Radbond University in Netherlands.

Dr Kin did his postgraduate courses in Strategic Business Management, Strategic Leadership Communication and Strategies for Leading Successful Change Initiatives at Harvard University, Boston USA.

  • Other current and previous roles played by Dr Kin Kariisa:
  • Lecturer of e-Government and Information Security to graduate students at Makerere University, Kampala and Radbond University in the Netherlands
  • Director of Eco Bank Uganda Limited, one of the largest banks in Africa
  • Chairman of the National Association of Broadcasters, an umbrella industry association for all Television, Radio and online broadcasters in Uganda.
  • Chairman of Board of Directors of Nile Hotel International, that owns the leading hotel in Uganda, Kampala Serena Hotel.
  • Chairman of Board of Directors of Soliton Telmec Uganda, the leading telecom company in Optic fibre business managing over 80% of optic fibre in Uganda.