Mr Tererai Louis Mutasa - Managing Director

 

 

 

 

Appointed Managing Director in May 2010, Tererai is a versatile executive with cross cutting industry experience and a strong background in managing multidisciplinary teams and coordinating support services in both the public and private sectors. He has over 28 years experience in the financial,retailing, health and infrastructure industries. Tererai is a holder of the Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree and an MBA degree, both from the University of Zimbabwe and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators (FCIS) , amongst others.

Engineer Philimon Dhafana - Operations Director

 

 

 

 

Engineer Philimon has 22 years experience in the electricity industry having served in both the private and public sectors. A graduate in BSc Electrical Engineering (Honours) and Masters in Business Administration both from the University of Zimbabwe, Philimon has extensive experience in electricity sector projects design, construction and commissioning. He has also had a stint in the operations and maintenance of the electricity sector infrastructure as well as renewable energy sources of energy.

Philimon started working for ZESA in 1992 as a Projects Engineer and rose through the ranks to become the Construction Manager (Substations and Electrical Works). He also worked as a Design Engineer for ABB Zimbabwe. He served as a Projects Engineer and Manager (Planning and Projects) for Botswana Power Corporation for nine (9) years up to August 2012. He is currently the Operations Director for ZENT (Pvt) Ltd.

Throughout his career Engineer Philimon has successfully designed, constructed and managed multi million dollar power projects up to 400kV.

Mr Farai Tichawangana - Finance Director

 

 

 

 

Farai pursued the Accountancy career obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce in Accountancy from the University of Cape Town in the year 2000 and subsequently became a Chartered Certified Accountant after successfully completing the ACCA exams in the year 2002. He is also a member of the Public Accountants & Auditors Board. He then ventured into Business IT systems and went on to attain certification in Sage Business Applications.

Farai has held numerous positions of employment in Accounting and Finance after doing his graduate traineeship at Triangle Limited (Sugar grower & processor) which include Financial Planning Accountant for the Tongaat Subsidiary and Finance Manager for Innscor Distribution. After diverting to Business Systems and holding the position of Services Director, AccTech Zimbabwe gave him occasion to set up over 100 Business Financial sites including NGO’s, mining, manufacture, retail and leisure.
ZESA Enterprises is pleased to have him on board as of the 1st of February 2010.

Farai believes that his blend of Accounting and IT systems gives him a cutting edge to enable delivery of effective accounting solutions and policies in any Business Environment. This also positions him -advantageously alongside 10 years of hind-sight in accounting operations, business processes, systems design, training and communication at the highest corporate level.

He is also involved in training ACCA CPD’s (Continual Professional Developments) as well as training Core Financials, Mining, Manufacturing & Leisure vertical industry Solutions. Farai is happily married with 2 children.

Mr Burusa Mandipezano - Business Development & Commercial Executive

 

 

 

 

Burusa joined ZESA Enterprises on the 1st September 2015 with a wealth of experience from the FMCG Sector where he worked in various capacities in the Commercial Departments.  He joined British American Tobacco (BAT) Zimbabwe in 2001 as a Graduate Trainee and rose through the ranks to become Head of Trade Marketing and Distribution and later Head of Supply Chain before leaving in 2010.   He has vast regional experience working as Business Development Capacity Builder and Commercial strategy having worked in Zambia from 2010 to 2013 and previously in Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and other African countries.

Prior to joining ZESA Enterprises, Burusa was a Sales Director for Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe, a member of the Lafarge Holcim Group International.  He spearheaded various Route-to-Market strategies and Business Development opportunities in the Retail and Construction Sectors.

Burusa is married to Maka and the two are blessed with three children Tadiwa, Mukudzei and Tinomuda.

 

Mrs Mavis Chigweremba - Company Secretary

 

 

 

 

Mavis pursued her studies with the University of Zimbabwe and is chartered secretary par excellence. She has wide ranging experience in the electricity sector having joined as trainee accountant.  She believes in a meticulous and selfless working culture.

Having worked in a wide cross section of ZESA in various capacities which among others include, Contracts Administrator, Project Procurement Administrator and Supplies Manager, Mavis has cutting edge in understanding the electricity industry and its relationship with the economy in general.

Mavis is Christian and family person of high personal values.

 

Mr Patience Nyawo - Human Resources Manager

 

 

 

 

BSc Hons Psychology (UZ) MBA(ZOU) MSc Occupational Psychology (UZ),Dip Personnel  Management (IPMZ). Sixteen years experience.