Canaan Farirai Dube

Canaan Farirai Dube

Chairman

(LLB; MBA) – CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Canaan Dube joined the board in February 2004 and was appointed as Chairman in August 2010. He is a member of the Remuneration and Nominations committees. Canaan is a senior partner with law firm Dube, Manikai and Hwacha Legal Practitioners. He sits on the boards of Edgars Stores Limited, Bata Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd and Quality Corporate Governance Centre(Pvt) Ltd t/a Zimbabwe Leadership Forum. He has recently stepped down from the board of Barclays Bank Zimbabwe and as chairman of the Midlands State University Council. He is studying for a doctorate, focusing on corporate governance.

Pearson Gowero

Pearson Gowero

Chief Executive

(Bsc Econ (Hons); MBL) – GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Pearson Gowero was appointed as Chief Executive in June 2012. He joined the Group in 1997 as marketing director of the then Chibuku Breweries Division, becoming the unit managing director in 2001. He has held various senior positions in the beverages business and became an executive director in 2003. Pearson spent some 5 years on secondment to the SABMiller Group from 2006 to 2011 where he was the Managing Director of Zambian Breweries Group. Prior to joining Delta, he had worked for someprominent clothing retail chains. Mr Gowero sits on the board of Seed Company Zimbabwe and the boards of the Company’s subsidiary and associate companies, notably as Delta Beverages, Natbrew Plc (Zambia), Afdis Limited and Nampak Zimbabwe.

Simon James Hammond

Simon James Hammond

Non-Executive Director

B.Com; CA(Z)
Simon Hammond joined the board in December 2000 as a nominee of Old Mutual Zimbabwe. He is Chairman of both the Remuneration and Nominations committees. He is an executive at Old Mutual Zimbabwe where he is the Managing
Director of CABS, the banking unit of Old Mutual and has held various positions within the Old Mutual Group in Zimbabwe and Africa, having joined the Group in 1999. Previously he was a partner of KPMG in Zimbabwe and is a past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe. He also chairs the board of governors of Peterhouse Group of Schools.

Charity Chiratidzo Jinya

Charity Chiratidzo Jinya

Non Executive Director

B.A Econ; DBS (Hons Causa)
Fellow Institute of Bankers) Dr Charity Chiratidzo Jinya joined the board on 1 April 2016. She is currently the Managing Director of Nedbank Zimbabwe (recently rebranded from MBCA Bank) and is the outgoing President of the Bankers Association of Zimbabwe.
Dr Jinya has had a long career in banking, having also served as managing director and executive director of leading listed banks in Zimbabwe and Uganda. She was recently crowned as the Director of the Year 2015 awarded by the Institute of Directors, Zimbabwe. She is involved with various charities in the education and church sectors and youth mentorship programmes.

Jonathan Andrew Kirby

Jonathan Andrew Kirby

Non Executive Director

B. Acc: CA(SA)
Jon Kirby joined the board in August 2012. He is a member of the Remuneration and Audit committees. Jon retired from the AB InBev Group in July 2017 where he was the Vice President Finance of the Africa Zone and a long-time Finance Director of then SABMiller Africa, a group he joined in 1992.
He has held various finance positions in SABMiller Africa and Asia (now AB InBev) and sat on a number of subsidiary company boards. He sits on the board of ZamBeef Products Plc (Zambia) and Consol Glass Pty (South Africa).

Todd Moyo

Todd Moyo

Non Executive Director

B Acc, CA (Z)
Todd Moyo joined the board on 1 April 2016. He is currently the Managing Director of Datlabs (Private) Limited. He sits on a number of boards and is currently non-executive chairman of National Foods and PPC Zimbabwe. Todd participates in a number of charitable trusts and committees in the education, medical services and civic arenas. He actively participates in the activities of professional associations such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe and industry bodies such as the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries.

Luke Ngwerume

Luke Ngwerume

Non Executive Director

BA; MBA;IMS
Luke Ngwerume joined the board in November 2007. He is the Chief Executive of ZimSelector.com and chairs Stiefel Investments Private Limited, an investment entity. He also sits on the boards of Cimas Medical Society, CABS, Old Mutual Nigeria and Standard Telephone & Cables and chairs the board of Axia Corporation. He retired from the position of Chief Executive of Old Mutual Zimbabwe in 2012 after serving the group for a number of years.

Thembinkosi Sibanda

Thembinkosi Sibanda

Non Executive Director

B.Acc; CA(Z)
Themba Sibanda joined the board in April 1994. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominations Committee. Themba has been a partner at Schmulian & Sibanda and has accumulated over 30 years’ experience in compliance and audit services. He also sits on the boards of a number of listed entities in Zimbabwe such as Innscor Africa Limited, Edgars Stores Limited, Padenga Holdings Limited, Simbisa Brands and Pretoria Portland Cement Limited.

Mathlogonolo Mothibedi Valela

Mathlogonolo Mothibedi Valela

Executive Director Finance

B Tech (Accounts), CA (Z) – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FINANCE
Matlhogonolo Valela was appointed as Executive Director – Finance in June 2011. He joined the Group in December 1996 as an accountant at the National Breweries division. He moved up the ranks through a number of operational finance positions to become the Group Treasurer in 2003.
Matts sits on the boards of the Company’s subsidiary companies and associates; African Distillers and Schweppes Zimbabwe. He also sits on the board of Cimas Medical Society.

Andrew Scott Murray

Andrew Scott Murray

Non Executive Director

MBA Finance, BA (Maths & Economics)
Andrew Murray joined the Board in July 2017 as a representative of Anheuser-Busch In-Bev. He is currently the Vice President Finance for AB In-Bev Africa Zone. He joined AB In-Bev in 2013 and was most recently the Global Director for Mergers and Acquisitions, having worked in special projects with a focus on business processes optimisation.
He had previously worked as team leader and consultant manager at Bain & Co, a leading global strategy consulting firm.

Emma Fundira

Emma Fundira

(Bsc Econ (Hons)
Mrs Emma Fundira joined the Board in January 2019. She is the Managing Director and co-founder of Finesse Advisory Services, a financial consultancy which provides corporate financing and asset management solutions. She had a career in merchant banking with the country’s leading financial institutions. Emma holds a BSc Economics (honours) from the University of Zimbabwe where she has also lectured in economics.

Mrs Fundira is currently a non-executive director of First Capital Bank Zimbabwe (formerly Barclays Bank), Nampak Zimbabwe, Cimas, Boost Fellowship and a Trustee of African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program. She has served on the boards of leading private schools.

Lucia Adele Swartz

Lucia Adele Swartz

BA (Psychology & Geography), Dip HR
Ms Lucia Adele Swartz joined the Board in January 2019 as a representative of AB InBev, where she is the Vice President People at the Africa Zone. Lucia holds a degree in Psychology and Geography from the University of Western Cape and diplomas in human resources and management. She joined AB InBev Africa (formerly SABMiller Africa) in February 2015, having worked in senior human capital roles at Sappi Limited where she worked for 13 years.

She has also worked for leading international companies such as Seagram Spirits & Wine Group, BP and Reckitt & Coleman. She serves on the boards of AB InBev entities such as Tanzania Breweries and SAB Limited. She has served as a non-executive director of New Clicks and other AB InBev subsidiaries

Richard Rivett-Carnac

Richard Rivett-Carnac

BCom BBS CA(SA)
Mr Richard Rivett-Carnac is the alternate director to the AB InBev representative directors. Richard is a chartered accountant and is currently director responsible for mergers and acquisitions and treasury at the Africa Zone in South Africa. He has spearheaded the company in its divesture from the bottling and sorghum beer entities. He has previously worked for SABMiller in both South Africa and the United Kingdom on mergers and acquisitions, public flotations, and various due diligence processes. He has also worked for an investment bank and as portfolio analyst.