Our Chairman and Executive Directors
Herbert Nkala: Chairman
Herbert holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from the University of Wales, United Kingdom, as well as a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Zimbabwe. He is the former Group Chief Executive Officer of the Rainbow Tourism Group and former Chairman of Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited. His previous positions include Marketing Director for the then National Breweries and Assistant General Manager of Dairibord Zimbabwe Limited. Herbert also holds directorships in many other companies.
Alex E. Siyavora: Finance Director
Mr. Siyavora joined OKZL in 2001 as Finance Director. He worked for Price Waterhouse Chartered Accountants (Zimbabwe) before joining Coca-Cola Swaziland as Finance Manager and subsequently Merlin Limited as Group Finance Director. Mr. Siyavora qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989 and holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science (Honours) and a Masters in Business Leadership degrees from the University of South Africa. Mr. Siyavora currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer following his appointment in 2017.
Albert R. Katsande: Commercial Director
Mr. Katsande joined the company in 1989. He holds a Bachelor of Science Economics (Honours) degree and a Master of Business Administration degree, both from the University of Zimbabwe. Mr. Katsande has vast experience in marketing having worked for Lever Brothers, Dairiboard Zimbabwe Limited and CAPS Holdings Limited before joining OKZL, where he rose to the positions of Marketing Director and Managing Director respectively before he was promoted to his current post.
Other Non-executive Directors
Rufaro Audrey Maunze: Non-Executive Director
Rufaro holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science (Honours) degree from the University of South Africa and is a member of the institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe having qualified in 2004. She holds a Masters in Development Finance from Stellenbosch University.
Rufaro has worked as an auditor at Deloitte Zimbabwe, a Senior Manager at Deloitte Australia’s Sydney office as a National Director for Technical Training and Advisory for PFK Australia. In 2008, Rufaro joined Westpac Banking Corporation Australia where she held various leadership positions both in Finance and Strategic Operations. She is a former Chairperson of the Australia Africa Business Council.
Rufaro is currently the Country Director for TechnoServe Zimbabwe and also sits as a Non-Executive Director on Imara Asset Management, Imara Securities and Imara Fiduciary Boards.
Rose Mavima: Non-Executive Director
Rose holds a Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) from the University of Zimbabwe. She started her marketing career in 1987 as a Relationship manager and rose to Account Director at Lintas Advertising Agency, were she managed the communication strategies of various premium brands and portfolios.
Since 1996, Mrs Mavima has been managing family owned business in the tourism, financial and manufacturing sectors. She is currently the Corporate Affairs Director at Hanawa Super Foods.
Rutenhuro James Moyo: Non-Executive Director
Rutenhuro joins the Board of OK Zimbabwe Limited as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He holds a Masters and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree, both from the University of Zimbabwe. He has worked for Anglo American Corporation Zimbabwe, Old Mutual Zimbabwe, and The Coca-Cola Company. He also created and headed the Shanduka Group’s FMCG Unit that had interests in both Coca-Cola Shanduka Beverages South Africa (Pty) Ltd and McDonalds SA. He now heads Remoggo Investments, a Mauritian-registered, Zimbabwean-owned private investment vehicle.
Andrew Stuart McLeod: Non-Executive Director
Stuart holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Diploma Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy from the University of Cape Town. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant (SA) in 1989. He has worked for Deloittes (Pim Goldby) in Cape Town and Lowe Bell Communications in London. He joined Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages in 1990 and served as both Financial and Managing Director. He is currently the Managing Director of Forbes Investment Holdings.
Lyndsay Webster-Rozon: Non-Executive Director
Lyndsay Webster-Rozon has over 20 years’ experience as a Retail Executive and Management Consultant. She has recently returned to consulting after spending 14 years in several senior executive positions within one of South Africa’s largest grocery retail brand. In 2014 she started an independent consulting business, specializing in strategy, commercial due diligence, marketing, omni-channel retail and business development.
She has served a diverse array of Blue Chip clients from a number of sectors, including Retail, Financial Services, Private Equity (commercial due diligence), Advertising, Quick Service Restaurants, and Big Data Analytics (leveraging customer loyalty data). She has delivered strategic projects across Southern Africa, including RSA, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Kenya.
Prior to that she worked for the CEO as GM Corporate Strategy which included defining overall Customer Proposition; acquisitions; business unit strategy; and new supply chain strategy. Lyndsay holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude, and BA (Psychology), Summa Cum Laude, from Andrews University, Michigan, USA; and an MBA from McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
Bruce Armstrong Carter: Alternate Non-Executive Director
Bruce holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Economics and Managerial Finance. Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting, Auditing, Managerial Finance & Tax and two Post Graduate Diplomas in Information Systems Project Management and ICT Management. He has worked for Matellurg S.A. (Insimbi Limited), Caxton Limited in S.A and Kinetica Gas Limited in London. He joined Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages in 1999 and served as Chief Information Officer for eight years at CC-PenBev until 2014. He is currently the Investment General Manager of Forbes Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (Investment Holding Company for CC-PenBev) and a Director of Onaghan Investments (Investment Property Company).