Enugu: The Board of Directors of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has appointed Dr Ernest Mupwaya as the new Deputy Managing Director (DMD) of the company.
The Head, Corporate Communications, EEDC, Mr Emeka Ezeh, said in a statement on Thursday in Enugu that the appointment took effect on June 25, 2022.
Ezeh recalled that in April, 2022, Mupwaya joined EEDC as an Executive Director in-charge of Technical and Operations, as part of the organization’s efforts towards the actualisation of its Sustainability and Transformation Programme.
“His wealth of experience will no doubt bring about positive change in the company’s commercial and technical functions, thereby resulting in enhanced overall performance, for sustainable growth.
“With over 30 years of experience garnered in the electricity industry, Mupwaya has occupied very senior positions, part of which was as the Managing Director, ZESCO, Zambia; Commercial Director, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), where he was later elevated to the position of Managing Director/CEO.
“He has been involved in the execution of strategies for Aggregate Technical Commercial and Collection (ATC and C) loss reduction, improvement of operational efficiency through effective use of integrated business information system, pre-paid meter roll-out, and customer service programmes,” he said.
Ezeh said that Mupwaya holds a Doctorate degree in Business Administration from California Intercontinental University, USA (DBA).
“Mupwaya also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Glamorgan and University of South Wales, United Kingdom, and also a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Zambia,” he added. (Flowerbudnews