On Friday, May 13, Kin Kariisa quit as Board Chairman – Ecobank to concentrate on Next Media Services – a company that runs NBS TV, Nxt Radio, Sanyuka TV, Salam TV, Nile Post and Next productions.
Ecobank Uganda is one of the leading commercial banks established in 2009, regulated by the Bank of Uganda.
In a Tweet, Kariisa thanked fellow board members, Managing directors and staff for great memories, lessons and innovation. Kin had replaced Henry Lubwama in 2019.
Thank you, @EcobankUganda, for over 10 years of great memories, lessons and innovation. To my fellow Board Members, MDs we had, & staff, it’s been a pleasure being your Board Chairman. I am especially happy I leave with a #Uganda-n WOMAN (@BoMuliisa) as MD, where we found expats!
Kin Kariisa took over NBS Television from its founder, Nathan Igeme Nabeeta in 2008 as CEO and grew it into Next Media Services.
His main goal is to make Next Media services the biggest media company in Uganda and we can say he is at 80%. NBS TV in a year, it will be a head of NTV. Kariisa has raided NTV of its most prominent employees, started Luganda TV Channel – Sanyuka TV, Muslim TV – Salam TV, a Radio station – Nxt Radio, a website, Nilepost and Nxt Media Productions.
In November 2021, Kariisa was voted unopposed for a third successive term as Chairman of the National Association of Broadcasters – Uganda (NAB).
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