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Zimbabwean Jonas Mushosho appointed Equity Group non -Executive Director

In Summary

  • Jonas Mushosho replaces Christopher Newson who has retired.
  • He has a wealth of experience in managing pan-African corporates.

Equity Group Holdings Plc has appointed Jonas Mushosho as a Non-Executive Director to its board.

Mushosho replaces Christopher Newson who has retired.

Jonas previous served as the Chief Executive Officer at Old Mutual, Zimbabwe (2012 – 2019), where he doubled up as the Managing Director for Old Mutual Rest of Africa. “He was responsible for strategy implementation, stakeholder management, investment performance management, governance and compliance and functional effectiveness of the Old Mutual Business in 12 countries in the continent,” says Equity in a press release.

Wealth of Experience To Equity

Mushosho is currently a Director at Brooks & Oracle, a council member at Zimbabwe Open University and serves as a non-executive director at Delta Corporation.

Speaking while welcoming him to the board, Equity Group Chairman Prof. Isaac Macharia said Mushosho brings “a wealth of broad executive leadership experience in leading strategy implementation in a multi-national environment, which will be key as we seek to strengthen our regional subsidiaries.”

Mushosho said he was “thrilled” at the appointment. “By working together with the highly skilled management and staff at Equity, we will be able to further grow our business and continue to provide inclusive financial services in the countries we serve in furtherance of the Group’s vision of championing the socio-economic prosperity of the people of Africa.”

Well Taught, Learned

The new appointee holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science from University of South Africa, Bachelors Degree in Accounting and an MBA from the University of Zimbabwe. He also has postgraduate qualifications from the University of Cape town, Graduate School of Business, London Business School and Harvard Business School among others. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

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