OK Zimbabwe Limited

OK Zimbabwe – Notice of appointment of non-executive directors

By Published On: August 4th, 2022Categories: Corporate announcement

MR. CHARL JOHN GONCALVES
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


The Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Charl John Goncalves to the Board of Directors as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 September 2021.

Charl is a Chartered Accountant registered with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. He completed his articles with Pricewaterhouse Coopers in Cape Town, South Africa. He then joined Old Mutual Limited and had a career spanning 20 years with the Group holding positions within Internal Audit and as a Senior Finance Executive. During the last 5 years of his time at Old Mutual Limited, he was a member of the Board of a material subsidiary of the Group, Old Mutual Finance. Charl was initially the Finance Director for two years and subsequently became the Chief Executive Officer for 3 years. He is currently the General Manager: Investment & Projects of Forbes Investment Holdings.

The Board, Management and Staff congratulate Charl on his new appointment and wish him every success in his new role.

MR. WONDER STAN NYABEREKA
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


The Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Wonder Stan Nyabereka to the Board of Directors as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 June 2022.

Wonder, who is currently the General Manager of Revival Technologies (Private) Limited has been in the financial services sector for the past thirty years, working in various positions with Barclays Bank PLC which for three years transitioned into First Capital Bank after acquiring the Zimbabwean franchise of Barclays Bank PLC.

He spent the better part of his early years in the industry working in IT in a number of countries in Africa, the UK and Caribbean before becoming the Chief Operating Officer for Barclays Bank of Zimbabwe in 2010. More recently, he led the technology transformation of the First Capital Bank where he was the Accountable Executive for the migration and changing of all Barclays systems that were replaced by new systems put in place after the sale of the business.

Wonder has helped put structure to the national payment switch, Zimswitch Technologies, as a member and current Chairman of the Board. At Zimswitch, he has driven the collaboration agenda which culminated into a partnership between the Switch and Mastercard PLC. He also took a leading role in the negotiations with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) for the shareholding transaction of Zimswitch Technologies concluded in July 2021. More so, under his watch, SI80/2020 was promulgated through which Zimswitch was formally appointed the National Payments Switch.

The Board, Management and Staff congratulate Wonder on his new appointment and wish him every success in his new role.

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD
MARGARET MUNYURU (MRS.)
GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY
06 July 2022

OK Zimbabwe Limited (OKZ.zw)

Share price: 2,999.98 ZWL cents (-0.02 | 0.00% – 16/08/22)

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