African Sun

Board of Directors

HERBERT NKALA

HERBERT NKALA | NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. Herbert Nkala was appointed Chairman of African Sun Limited on the 31st of March 2015 having joined the African Sun Limited Board on the 24th of November 2014. Mr. H. Nkala is a marketing practitioner with qualifications from the Boston College in the United States of America, Jutland Institute of Technology in Denmark as well as the University of Zimbabwe to mention just a few. Mr. Nkala is the Managing Director of Arena Investments (Private) Limited. He is a previous recipient of the Tourism Personality of the year and the award for outstanding contribution to Tourism. Mr. Nkala is a Board member of the following Companies; FBC Holdings Limited, IDC Zimbabwe, Tanganda Tea Company and OK Zimbabwe Limited.

EMMANUEL ANESU FUNDIRA

EMMANUEL ANESU FUNDIRA | NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. Fundira was appointed to the Board of African Sun Limited on the 17th of October 2012. He is a holder of BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance, MBA degree in Finance and Strategic Management and a Diploma in Marketing as well as other qualifications attained from various Universities. He is the Founder of a diversified tourism based leisure group with interest in photographic and non-photographic safaris operating on the shores of Lake Kariba and in the Victoria Falls.

Mr. Fundira is a past recipient of the Private Sector Tourism Personality of the Year Award (2009), the ZTA Tourism Image Builder of the Year Award (2010) and the ZTA Tourism Personality of the Year Award (2010).
\He sits on the Safari Club International (SCI) Board and the African Wildlife Consultative Board (AWCF) as well as serves as a Trustee of several charitable organisations.

WALTER TINEYI KAMBWANJI

WALTER TINEYI KAMBWANJI | NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. Kambwanji is a Chartered Accountant (Zimbabwe) and holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science from the University of South Africa and a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Accounting from the University of Zimbabwe. Mr. Kambwanji co-founded Brainworks Zimbabwe and has significant experience in finance and operations in Zimbabwe and internationally. Prior to co-founding Brainworks Zimbabwe in 2009, he was a professional in the finance department of HSBC in London. He has previously been Finance Director of various companies in Zimbabwe including BancABC Zimbabwe Limited, Renaissance Merchant Bank Limited and Murray & Roberts Zimbabwe Limited. Mr. Kambwanji sits on several boards of directors which include Dawn Properties Limited and BMC affliate.

ALEX MAKAMURE

ALEX MAKAMURE | NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. Makamure was appointed to the African Sun Limited Board on the 17th of October 2012. A Chartered Accountant by training, Mr. Makamure is the Company Secretary and Group Treasurer for Delta Corporation Limited and has experience in Accounting, Treasury Management, Taxation, Procurement and Logistics Management, Corporate Administration among other professional spheres. He sits on the boards Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited and other Delta affliates.

NYARADZO G MAPHOSA

NYARADZO G MAPHOSA | NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Miss Maphosa was appointed to the African Sun Limited Board on the 17th of October 2012. A registered Legal Practitioner, Conveyancer, Notary Public and a Partner with Sawyer and Mkushi, Miss Maphosa has been in practice for the past 12 years were she is attorney of record for several reputable financial institutions in Zimbabwe. She is also affiliated with the Institute of Bankers Zimbabwe and specializes in International Corporate Law and Finance. Miss Maphosa sits on several Boards and Trusts including Hillbrass P/L (Kintyre Estates), Tumaini and S.A.I.D Trust (Int).

GEORGE MANYERE

GEORGE MANYERE | NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. George Manyere was appointed to the African Sun Limited Board on the 24th of November 2014. An Accountant by training, he is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Brainworks Capital Management Limited. He has been involved in all phases of Brainworks Zimbabwe development since its founding in 2011. Brainworks is a leading and growing investment , consultancy and corporate advisory company, primarily active in Zimbabwe.

Prior to founding Brainworks Zimbabwe, Mr. Manyere was an investment professional with International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), headquartered in Washington DC. While at IFC, he was responsible for investing in excess of US$600 million in sub- Saharan Africa, and managing a portfolio of investments in excess of US$400 million and represented IFC on several investee companies’ boards.

Mr. Manyere holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science and Honours in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa. He also holds a Certificate in Theory of Accounting from the University of South Africa and has completed various international courses in finances, strategy and investment banking.

Mr. Manyere sits on several boards of directors and these include Brainworks Zimbabwe, Dawn Properties Limited, GetBucks Limited, Zimbabwe Newspaper (1980) Limited and Ecobank Asset Management (Private) Limited. Brainworks Zimbabwe, Ecobank Asset Management (Private) Limited and GetSure Life Assurance Company of Zimbabwe Limited.

TARIRO NDEBELE

TARIRO NDEBELE | NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Ms. Tariro. Ndebele was appointed to the African Sun Limited Board on the 24th of November 2014. Ms. Ndebele is a sales and marketing practitioner who holds a Master in Business Administration degree, with qualifications in Economics, International Air Transport and Marketing. She has over 20 years’ experience in travel and tourism. She has previously worked for the following companies, Sheraton Harare Hotel and Towers, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, The Zimbabwe Tourist Development Corperation, Emirates as well as the Ministry of Finance Economic Planning and Development were she has gained valuable experience in her chosen area of expertise. She serves as a Trustee of a number of local and international charitable organizations and is the past Chairman of the Board of Airlines Representatives in Zimbabwe.

EDWIN TIMOTHY SHANGWA

EDWIN TIMOTHY SHANGWA | MANAGING DIRECTOR

Ed was appointed to the position of Managing Director on 17 September 2015, having acted in the same position for six months. He has experience in the tourist and hospitality industry spanning over 30 years, accounting, corporate governance and company secretarial after having begun his career with African Sun Limited as a Trainee Accountant. Prior to taking up his current position he was a Finance Director of one of the subsidiaries as well as the Company Secretary.

Ed holds a Master in Business Administration degree, Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies, Certificate in Management from Nottingham Business School, United Kingdom. He holds a Diploma in Accountancy, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Administration and Commerce of Southern Africa (FIAC) (Z), SA and is an Associate Member of the Hotel and Catering International Management Association (AHCIMA).

BELIEVEMORE HATINZWANI DIRORIMWE

BELIEVEMORE HATINZWANI DIRORIMWE | FINANCE DIRECTOR

Believe is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ), South Africa Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

He has been with the Group for (7) seven years and has a wealth of experience in Financial Management, Corporate Finance and Financial Reporting. Believe has been instrumental in the Group’s capital raising initiatives, new projects appraisals and openings, and SBU performance management.

Prior to taking up the position of Finance Director he was the Corporate Finance Manager and before that the Group Accountant. Believe served his articles of clerkship with Astra Industries Limited.

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