Summary of that you missed on

Summary of that you missed on #DID

Guest: CEO Stanbic bank Patrick Mweheire

Host: Simon Kasyte

Patrick Mweheire: yes, I am calm and I guess that’s what keeps on calm with the kind of job i do

Patrick Mweheire: I think school does give you something to use

Patrick Mweheire: I was born in October 1970

Patrick Mweheire: I spent most of my childhood in Nakasero. i used to ride my bicycle around

Patrick Mweheire: my parents were disciplinary

Patrick Mweheire: we used to get into one car as a family and go for holidays. This is not common these days

Patrick Mweheire: we grew up comfortable but well aware the world was a hard place

Patrick Mweheire: there are times I became a naughty boy

Patrick Mweheire: I knew I really wanted to emulate my dad

Patrick Mweheire: I remember my first day at school vividly

Patrick Mweheire: my mother parked for me two suit cases of grab

Patrick Mweheire: do you remember TANGO? This was in one of my grab cases

Patrick Mweheire: my mother walked me to my room.

Patrick Mweheire: but before she could reach the school gate, my gab had been shared among the boys

Patrick Mweheire: we mostly played board games

Patrick Mweheire: but we mostly talked a lot to pass time

Patrick Mweheire: as time went by, I became the entertainment prefect

Patrick Mweheire: this means I had an excuse to miss school on Friday

Patrick Mweheire: because I would be out looking for movies to entertain the school on weekend

Patrick Mweheire: when I completed BUddo, I went to USA

Patrick Mweheire: I loved my time at Buddo and would do it again

Patrick Mweheire: I think going to the USA, my parents wanted to give me a good opportunity

Patrick Mweheire: I am forever grateful for the opportunity my parents gave me to study in the USA

Patrick Mweheire: we had internship in the third year summer

Patrick Mweheire: I went to Prudential bank in the USA for internship. We used to work 100hrs a week

Patrick Mweheire: this was the most grilling time of my life

Patrick Mweheire: after internship, I got a job at the bank thus earning 3years stay in USA

Patrick Mweheire: by the way, I already had a car before the job at Prudential

Patrick Mweheire: parking in Manhattan was $300 and so I had to get rid of the car & use the subway

Patrick Mweheire: I moved to Manhattan & was earning $330 a month. My rent was $1000 a month

Patrick Mweheire: the bank would buy you dinner if you were still in the bank at 5pm

Patrick Mweheire: I was always at the bank at that time and so my sinners were paid for

Patrick Mweheire: I choose to be a product specialist

Patrick Mweheire: I have an experience when i made a major mistake

Patrick Mweheire: the work obviously takes a toll on you

Patrick Mweheire: I have incredible attention to detail as a result of my work

Patrick Mweheire: at @stanbicug we are developing a group of young people to take over.

Patrick Mweheire: when I was told to come back to Uganda, it thought it was a step back

Patrick Mweheire: I came back to Uganda in May 2002

Patrick Mweheire: I took on the CEO Job in 2015

Patrick Mweheire: I met my wife on one of my Christmas trips when I was still in New York

Patrick Mweheire: I convinced her to do a master’s degree in the USA

Patrick Mweheire: after that we came and got married here. So I was with her in UK

Patrick Mweheire: I always have fun when I work. We have while doing the work

Patrick Mweheire: I have time to listen to the radio and read the local dailies

Patrick Mweheire: I eat a lot of fish. Smoked fish with ground nuts is my favorite

Patrick Mweheire: I wash it down with wine. I would have to bring my own wine.

Thank you for listening in.

 

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