Minister of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services Honourable Kazembe Kazembe has appointed the new NetOne board members replacing the recently dismissed one.
Addressing the press at the ministry offices, in the capital today, Hon Kazembe said the ministry’s primary focus on appointing the board was on corporate governance to turn around the entity.
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“The new board is expected to set values for the organisation, ensure wider impacts even to the non-listed sector and to act in the best interest of the organization and all its stakeholders including the government by facilitating effective and prudent management that can deliver the term success of NetOne,” he said.
The new board chairman is James Prince Mutizwa and his deputised by Susan Muchaneta Mutangadura.
Some of the board members part of the board include Winston Makamure, Mathias Rangarirai Mavhunga and Paradzai Mutandwa Chakona.
The Minister said that more additions to the board that will be announced in due time.
“It is hoped that this initial five member board will bring sanity to the organization, the remainder of the board members will be appointed as soon as the ongoing formalities are completed,” Kazembe said.
NetOne has been operating without a board fort more than two months and that has affected its operations particularly in areas where there was need for a board to make decisions.
here is a brief of the board members
JAMES PRINCE MUTIZWA- NetOne Board Chairman
He is a senior legal Practitioner and partner in the firm. Heobtained a Bachelor of Law (BL Hons Zimbabwe) in 1984 and a Bachelor ofLaws (LLB) in 1985. He seats on the pharmacists council of Zimbabwe. He handles in the main competition, arbitration, as well as commercial and corporate legal work, as well as important civil disputes. He has served as an arbitrator with the International Chamber of Commerce (Paris) and he is a Chairman and director of various companies, including charitable organizations. He is a Councillor and past Vice President of the Law Society of Zimbabwe and he is also a member of the Law Society of Zimbabwe as well as the International Bar Association.
Susan Mutangadura- NetOne Board Deputy Chairperson
Comes in with lots of corporate governance experience as arbitrator, partner with Danziger and Partners and President Institute of Directors and she was the chair for set on these following boards Zimra, FBC, chairperson of culture fund and first vice president of the insurance board of Zimbabwe.
Winston Makamure (Brother to Liquid Telecom Boss)
ICT Consultant, and was once Chief Information Officer at TN Bank and Econet , senior IT Consultant for KPMG Botswana, and CEO for Greenland technologies and once MD for
A banker who studies at Oxford, Group CEO FMC finance Holding and head for Southern region bank African Banking Corporation now Bank ABC
ExZanuPF MP for Zaka Central and has been in the ICT Parliamentary Portfolio lastyear