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About Us

BrandGuard Ltd has a team with the necessary passion, expertise, competence, law enforcement contacts and connections to successfully carry out anti-counterfeit and other anti-illicit trade investigations.

 

Enoch Walugembe - C.E.O

Mr. Enoch Walugembe is the Chief Executive Officer of BrandGuard Ltd, with vast experience in investigations, enforcement and security spanning 15 years. He rose through the ranks of intelligence officer, head of enforcement operations, Assistant Commissioner Enforcement and Security, and also served as Senior Anti-illicit trade Manager for East and Central Africa.

 

Stephen Kiwanuka Kimpwedde - Director Operations & Legal

Mr. Stephen Kiwanuka Kimpwedde is the Director Operations & Legal at BrandGuard Ltd. He has 13 years experience in countering illicit trade, customs and Intellectual property rights enforcement.

 

Mawanda Julius Eustance - Operations Manager

Julius has 12 years experience in handling investigations, and coordinating security operations.

 

Daniel Musaasizi Bbosa - Product Control Manager

Daniel has 7 years experience in Market research, Client Relationship Management, Business intelligence, and handling project logistics.

 

 

 

Sam Mundua - Leaf Security Manager-West Nile

Sam, has 8 years experience in assessing Security threats and risks; Recruiting and maintaining sustainable reliable intelligence contacts; and well as intelligence gathering especially on illicit trade activities

 

Patrick Tindyebwa- Leaf Security Manager-Hoima

Patrick has 15 years experience in coordinating security operations and intelligence gathering

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BrandGuard Ltd was incorporated in March 2013 as a private independent specialist consultancy firm whose main niche is to bridge "business investigations gap" in the market. BrandGuard Ltd specializes in the following services among others; Anti-illicit trade with experience in all aspects of criminal and civil enforcement of intellectual property rights and as well as countering smuggling. We support companies that have market challenges like unfair competition, copyright/ trade mark license violations, product counterfeiting, etc.

Vision

Our vision is to become the leading Anti-illicit trade service provider within East and Central Africa.

We shall strive to achieve this by identifying and setting good practice methodologies as well as sharing this knowledge with our partners, affiliates and clients.

Mission

Our mission is to secure brands for a safe world.

This shall be done through developing client focused strategies that help to minimize the impact of illicit trade on business performance.

Collating and disseminating relevant intelligence to assist officials in bringing criminal actions against illicit traders and/ or enabling IPRs holders bring successful civil actions against offenders. Relevant intelligence shall also assist in the operational effectiveness of relevant law enforcement agencies at local, national and international levels.

Core Values

  1. Integrity
  2. Team Work
  3. Professionalism
  4. Commitment
  5. Innovativeness
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Vision

Our vision is to become the leading anti-illicit trade service provider within East and Central Africa.

We shall strive to achieve this vision by identifying and setting good practice methodologies and sharing this knowledge with our partners, affiliates and clients.

Mission

Our mission is to secure brands for a safe world.

This shall be done through developing client focused strategies that help to minimize the impact of illicit trade on business performance.

Collating and disseminating relevant intelligence to assist officials in bringing criminal actions against illicit traders and/ or enabling IPRs holders bring successful civil actions against offenders. Relevant intelligence shall also assist in the operational effectiveness of relevant law enforcement agencies at local, national and international levels.

 

 

 

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