Dorothy Kabagambe has been promoted to CEO for ATC Uganda, effective July 1, 2022. ATC Uganda is a subsidiary of American Tower Corporation and the largest telecommunication infrastructure provider in Uganda
She has been the company’s Chief Finance Officer since 2018
A fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Dorothy takes over from Michael Magambo
Kabagambe attended Namugongo Girls Boarding Primary School. She went to Uganda Martyrs SS Namugongo for both O’ and A’level, completing in 2002.
She joined Makerere University Business school, where she pursued a bachelors of commerce in accounting. Thereafter, she enrolled for ACCA and CPA, before enrolling for master’s in business administration from Herriot Watt University at Edinburgh Business School and completed in 2012.
Upon completion of her degree, Kabagambe started her career journey with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Here, she garnered experience in auditing different multinational companies, preparing financial statements, reviewing financial controls, risk assessments, and internal control reviews.
In 2009, she moved to the defunct Zain Uganda Limited, now Airtel Uganda, as the business planning and analysis manager. She was in charge of financial business support, budgeting, planning, and costing.
Four years later, Kabagambe joined ATC Uganda as the finance operations manager in charge of transactional accounting.
She has also done several roles, including supply chain management. She was part of the business startup team for ATC in Tanzania and when she returned to Uganda, she was promoted to regional treasury manager for EMEA in charge of seven countries — Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, France, and Germany.
ATC Uganda is a provider of wireless and broadcast towers, other right-of-way options, managed rooftops and services that speed network deployment for the wireless and broadcast communications industry.
ATC Uganda sites are home to cellular and wireless, radio and television broadcast, microwave and two-way radio communications equipment.
With over 38,000 sites, American Tower provides the wireless infrastructure needed to enable a connected world—outdoors, indoors, and in urban and rural locations.
Founded in 1995, American Tower Corporation, Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, American Tower is one of the largest global Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), is a leading independent owner, operator and developer of wireless and broadcast communications real estate. The company’s global portfolio includes approximately 221,000 communications sites