Directors’ Profile

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS AND SENIOR MANAGEMENT



SAMUEL MAMINIMINI

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Eng. Samuel Maminimini is the current Managing Director of PowerTel. He has vast experience at management and executive level that spans over 15 years and is a member of the Zimbabwe Institution of Electrical Engineers. Samuel has immense managerial and leadership skills which have been horned and sharpened through experience and exposure over the years.


MECILINA TSHABALALA

FINANCE DIRECTOR

Mrs. Mecilina Tshabalala is currently the Finance Director, having joined PowerTel on 1 September 2013. Mecilina has a Masters of Business Leadership, a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree as well as having successfully completed Articles of Clerkship. She has more than 20 years of experience in the finance and accounting sector. Her career commenced at Deloitte and Touche as Audit Supervisor in 1987. She has held senior management positions in various companies starting with Rainbow Tourism Group, Royal Bank Zimbabwe, PG Industries Zimbabwe, Vaka Africa (Pvt) Ltd, Africom (Pvt) Ltd, Brian Justice Enterprises.


WILLARD NYAGWANDE

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

Mr. Willard Nyagwande is the current Commercial Director having been appointed with effect from October 2013. Willard has a Masters of Science in Marketing Strategy from Midlands State University, Bachelor of Business Studies Honours Degree (Majoring in Marketing) from the University of Zimbabwe. He has more than 15 years of commercial and marketing experience at both managerial and executive level. Willard has held senior positions in Probe Market Research, Cimas Medical Aid Society and PowerTel Communications where he has risen up the corporate ladder to become the Commercial Director.



MR. RONALD TARUGARIRA

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (ACTING)


LAZARUS MURINDA

COMPANY SECRETARY AND LEGAL ADVISOR

Mr. Lazarus Murinda is currently the Company Secretary and Legal Advisor, having joined PowerTel on 3 October 2011. He is the Secretary to the Board of Directors and Board Committees. Lazarus holds a Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree (LLBS) and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), both from the University of Zimbabwe. He has more than 10 years experience as a legal and corporate advisor. Lazarus started off his professional career in private practice with Mandizha & Company Legal Practitioners. He has previously held middle and senior management positions in various organizations including NicozDiamond Insurance Limited, Agricultural Bank of Zimbabwe, Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe and OK Zimbabwe Limited. Lazarus is a member of the Law Society of Zimbabwe and an associate member of the Institute of Directors