The Unit Trust of Samoa has a new Chief Executive Officer.
He is Tevaga Viane Tagiilima, Cabinet announced yesterday.
His appointment was among six Chief Executive Officers to take over six Government Ministries and one Public Body over the next three years.
“Tevaga holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and possesses considerable and highly relevant financial management experience from both in government and in state-owned enterprises,” the statement from Cabinet said.
Tevaga began his career at the Ministry of Finance and climbed the corporate ladder consistently.
He was A.C.E.O. for the Budget Division of the Ministry Finance in 2006 and worked in the Ministry for 11 years.
“He brings to this new role regional experience given his previous role as Director of Finance for the Pacific Theological College in Fiji for three and a half years."
“He is currently the ACEO, Corporate Services for the Land Transport Authority (L.T.A)."
Tevaga succeeds the CEO position left vacant with the passing of Sa’u Justina Sa’u.