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Tycoon Hamis Kiggundu earns Doctorate Degree in Global Leadership from Paris Varsity

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In a momentous achievement that underscores his unwavering dedication to leadership and excellence, Hamis Kiggundu, a prominent Ugandan entrepreneur and philanthropist, has been officially conferred the title of Doctor of Global Leadership and Management by the European International University (EIU) in Paris.

This prestigious honour was awarded during a grand convocation held on June 29, 2024.

Known for his dynamic leadership and unyielding commitment to societal betterment, Dr Kiggundu has ascended from humble beginnings in Uganda to become a global icon in business and philanthropy.

His journey is a testament to the transformative power of dedication, innovation, and an unwavering belief in the potential for positive change.

In recognition of his hardships, dedication, commitment, and sincere efforts to grow his organization on an international scale, as well as his contributions to social, economic, and corporate fields, the European International University (EIU) honoured Dr Hamis Kiggundu with a special doctorate.

Dr. Kiggundu’s path to global recognition is a testament to his vision, perseverance, and unyielding commitment to excellence.

Born in Uganda, Dr. Kiggundu’s early life was marked by modest beginnings and significant challenges.

Despite these obstacles, he applied reason based on reality and forged ahead with a clear vision and an entrepreneurial spirit that would see him rise to the top of the business world.

Dr. Kiggundu’s ventures have grown from humble beginnings to a multifaceted business empire, encompassing real estate, agriculture(agro-processing and value addition), technology and a fashion label.

His conglomerate, Ham Group, has become a pillar of Uganda’s economy, known for its innovative approaches and commitment to quality.

Under his leadership, the company has privately constructed and launched a state-of-the-art Hamz Stadium, provided numerous jobs and fostered economic growth, solidifying his reputation as a visionary leader.

The Professional Doctorate award is one of the highest levels of certification at the European International University (EIU-Paris).

It is an honorary, vocation-centric terminal award conferred by EIU-Paris to deserving high-profile candidates.

To achieve this highest award, candidates undergo a series of rigorous audits and evaluations of their personal and professional profiles and accomplishments, along with significant contributions to society.

In the French education system, this is known as the VAE (Validation des Acquis de l’Expérience), a procedure used to assess and recognize prior learning outcomes, allowing French educational institutions to grant degrees based on substantiated work experience.

Dr. Ajay Desai, Global Partner at EIU, praised Dr. Kiggundu’s achievements, stating, “We take pride and privilege in honoring talented and skilled prominent personalities around the globe for their valuable contributions in their respective fields.”

This recognition culminated in a grand convocation in Dubai, where Dr. Kiggundu was honored by dignitaries from the European International University, Paris, France, including Ky. Col. Prof. Dr. Edward Roy Krishnan, the university’s founder and Director General; Dr. Joel Farnworth, the Deputy Dean of Business and Management Studies; Dr. F. R. Parameswaran, the International Adviser; and Dr. Ajay Desai, the Global Partner.

As embraces his new title, Dr. Hamis Kiggundu says his vision for the future remains ambitious.

He says he plans to continue expanding his business ventures, leveraging technology and innovation to drive economic growth.

Some of his upcoming projects, include the launching of Ham Agro Bank as a support engine for the farmers, promising to create jobs and boost local economies, among others.