Research Topic: “Investigating the relationship between Ownership Structure, Board Structure and Corporate Community Engagement from a Stakeholder
Theory Perspective: A Case of the Extractive Industries in Zimbabwe.”
(University of South Africa), Master’s Degree in Business Administration majoring in Corporate Governance and Restructuring. (ESAMI) Tanzania, Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Economics (University of Zimbabwe)
Professional Experience: Dr Wushe is a senior business executive with vast experience encompassing basic research to product development. He has a thorough understanding of the role of research in product development processes. He is an expert in strategic and tactical planning, project analysis, as well as allocation of resources, programme proposal review and evaluation, assessments of product manufacturability, negotiation with subcontractors and vendors, and policy development. Dr Wushe has substantial knowledge in a broad range of technologies within the HVAC Industry.
Currently, he is Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Country Cool with special focus on operations, strategic management, research and product development. He has managed a HVAC project for CAPS Holdings valued at US$300 000. Prior to that, he was the Operations Manager at Macdrive investments which is a Mechanical Engineering firm in the HVAC industry. He led the organisation to grow into a multi-million-dollar company through innovation and massive product development. He has also spearheaded the Beitbridge Border post air-conditioning project with a value of US$2.5 million, and at the time of printing this profile, the utility had reached 95% completion.
Educational Profile: MBA (Midlands State University), B.A. (Hons) English, University of Zimbabwe, Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators (ICSAZ) at Speciss College Harare
Professional Experience: Ms Matopodzi holds a Master’s in Business Administration degree with Midlands State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Zimbabwe. She worked in the public sector for six years in the Ministry of Home Affairs. Most of that time, she was within the Registrar General’s Department where she served in various capacities. Ms Matopodzi worked in the Finance and Administration Department of Country Cool for over 4 (four) years and has risen through the ranks to her current position as the company grew.
Educational Profile: B. Tech (Hons) Degree in Mechanical and Production Engineering (UZ), Certificate of Competence in Project Management (IPMZ), BSc Counselling Degree (ZOU), Diploma in Marketing (LCCI)
In a career spanning over ten years, Eng. Kufahakutane has worked as an engineer in various companies in manufacturing, telecommunications and real-estate sectors. He amassed a wealth of experience at TelOne where he rose through the ranks to the position of Mechanical Services Engineer. He was also the Maintenance Manager at Zimre Properties Investment responsible for facilities management. Currently, he is the Section Head of Operations at Harare Power Station. He holds a degree in Mechanical and Production Engineering, a diploma in Sales and Marketing as well as a diploma in Project Management.
Educational Profile: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration , HND in Accountancy, ND in Accountancy
Having worked for over 25 at the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) in various ranging from Assessor to her current position as Revenue Specialist, she has gained exceptional experience in tax and compliance matters. In recognition of her vast knowledge and experience, she is a key resource person of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSAZ).
Educational Profile: Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA), B-comm (Hons) Marketing (UNISA)
Professional Experience: Mr Magwizi is a distinguished entrepreneur who has founded companies that include Savanna Media Centre where he was the Operations Director between 2003 and 2004 and Tatu Multimedia production where he was the Managing Director for the period 2004 and 2011. He is a currently the Group CEO of Tatu Holdings where he is spearheading the transformation of the Group into various standalone companies in order to unlock value from the operations.