Vimbayi is a Chartered Accountant who trained and qualified with KPMG. He is also a holder of a Masters in Business Leadership degree from UNISA. As the Group CEO Vimbayi has played a key role in managing the Group’s balance sheet, allocating capital to best opportunities and thereby ensuring optimal profitability.
Charles was appointed on 1 April 2019 as the Chief Finance Officer of the group. He is a Chartered Accountant who did his training with Ernst & Young. Charles is a holder of a Post Graduate Honours in Accounting Science with UNISA. Charles comes with experience spanning over 9 years in financial management, financial reporting, and auditing in the automotive and mining industries. Charles is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ) and Public Accountants and Auditors Board (PAAB).
Blessing was appointed as the Group Finance Manager effective 1 November 2020. He has been in the Zimplow Group since 2016 as the Financial Manager for Mealiebrand division before assuming the group role. He is a well experienced and qualified accountant who trained with KPMG Chartered Accountants. Blessing is a holder of a Masters in Business Administration(MBA) with NUST, Post Graduate Honours in Accounting Science with UNISA, and Bachelor of Accountants Honours degree with UZ. He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (USA) . Blessing comes with wealth of experience locally and regionally spanning over 9 years in Financial Management, Financial reporting, Operations Management, Business Administration and Auditing in Manufacturing and Mining Industries. Blessing is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ).
Gladys joined the group on 1st August 2011 as Group Internal Audit Manager. Her experience spans over 15 years as an audit professional in the agri-service, manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries. Gladys did her Articles of Clerkship with Ernst & Young Chartered Accountants. She is a certified Internal Auditor (ISO 9001:2000) and an accredited Tip Offs- Anonymous Trainer. She is responsible for managing the key operational and strategic risks for the Group.
Walter was appointed Managing Director at Mealiebrand on 1st August 2013. He is an agronomist by profession, with over 25 years of experience in this field. He is a holder of a BSc Agriculture Honours in Animal Science (UZ) and a Master of Science in Animal Nutrition, University of Aberdeen (UK) as well an Executive Management Diploma (UZ). He is responsible for the manufacture, supply and distribution of ox-drawn ploughs and related farming implements in the local and regional markets
Mr. Willem Swan joined the Group as General Manager CT Bolts – 1st August 2020. Willem comes in with a wealth of experience in the steel industry, prior to this appointment he was General Manager Steel base in Malawi. Willem has a certificate in Mining Engineering from Wits School of Mining in S.A and a Diploma in Sales & Marketing from Pretoria Technikon.
Randy was appointed General Manager Farmec effective 1st May 2020. He has a Diploma in Agriculture, a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing (IMM), and a Masters in Business Administration (NUST). Randy joined the group in 2004 as Technical Sales Rep; and was promoted to the role of National Sales Manager in 2016, leading to his most recent appointment as General Manager. Randy is responsible for selling global agricultural mechanized equipment such as Massey Ferguson, Valtra, and Monosem among other brands.