Mr Sternford Moyo
Mr Sternford Moyo joins the Delta board as a director and chairman of the Board. Mr Moyo is the Chairman and Senior Partner of the law firm Scanlen and Holderness and has recently assumed the position of President of the International Bar Association (IBA), the first IBA President of African descent in the history of the 74-year-old organisation. Mr Moyo is a leading lawyer who specialises in mining, corporate and commercial law and is active in local, regional and international lawyers’ associations which he had occasion to chair. He is currently a director of PPC Zimbabwe, Padenga Holdings and Alpha Media and chairs the Schweppes Zimbabwe board. He is a former chairman of Stanbic Zimbabwe and Zimra among other directorships.
Mr Moyo holds law degrees from the University of Zimbabwe.
Mathlogonolo Mothibedi Valela
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
(B Tech (Accounts), CA (Z) – CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Matlhogonolo Valela was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer on 1 July 2021. He had been Executive Director – Finance since June 2011 and assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer on 1 April 2021. Mr Valela joined the Group in December 1996 as an accountant at the then National Breweries division. He has occupied various roles of increasing seniority in operational finance and accounting, becoming the Group Treasurer in 2003. Matts sits on the boards of the Company’s subsidiary companies and associates; African Distillers, Nampak Zimbabwe, National Breweries Plc Zambia, United National Breweries (RSA) and Schweppes Holdings Africa.
Dr Alex Marufu
Dr. Alex Marufu joins the Board as an independent non-executive director. He has over 30 years of experience in managing technology businesses and digital transformation projects in both the public and private sectors. He is currently leading a records management enterprise in South Africa. He is a non-executive director of CBZ Bank, chairs the board of TBWA Zimbabwe and Artson Systems in Kenya, and previously chaired the NetOne Cellular board. Dr. Marufu has worked for leading companies across the technology space including ICL, SAP Africa, and EOH. Notably, he founded one of Zimbabwe’s earliest Internet companies PrimeNet Communications (now part of MWEB), and Uniswitch (later acquired by Twenty Third Century Systems), which dealt in electronic payment systems including internet banking, SMS Banking, and third-party transaction acquiring. Dr. Marufu holds a BSc degree majoring in Physics with minors in Mathematics and Computing Science and an MBA from the University of Zimbabwe. He also holds a Masters in ICT and a PhD in Information Systems from the University of Pretoria.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FINANCE
B. BAcc, FCA(Z), LLB
Alex Makamure was appointed as the Group Finance Director with effect from 1 April 2021. Alex was the Company Secretary and Group Treasurer from April 2011 and had functional responsibility for Corporate Affairs and Supply Chain and other Group Services such as tax administration and executive compensation. Mr Makamure joined the Group in 1998 as Finance Manager at Chibuku Breweries Division becoming Divisional Finance Director in 2002. He served as the General Manager of Finance for the combined beverages business from 2003 until his appointment as Company Secretary in January 2006.
He sits on the board of Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited, African Distillers Limited and United National Breweries (RSA) as a company representative. Alex is a board member at Medical Investments Limited (Avenues Clinic).
Charity Chiratidzo Jinya
NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
BSc Econ (Hons); DBS (Hons Causa), Fellow Institute of Bankers
Dr. Charity Chiratidzo Jinya joined the board in April 2016 and was appointed to the audit committee in April 2020. She has recently retired from Nedbank where she was the Managing Director of Nedbank Zimbabwe Bank. Dr. Jinya was recently the President of the Bankers Association of Zimbabwe. She joined the board of Old Mutual Investment Group (Zimbabwe) in May 2020. Dr. Jinya 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 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.
Dr Jinya is a member of the Audit Committee.
Jonathan Andrew Kirby
NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
B. Acc: CA(SA)
Jon Kirby joined the board in August 2012. He is a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Kirby 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 the 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 is a director on the boards of ZamBeef Products Plc Zambia and Consol Glass (Pty) (South Africa).
NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
B Acc, CA (Z)
Todd Moyo joined the board in April 2016 and is chairman of the Audit Committee since January 2020. He is currently the Managing Director of Datlabs (Private) Limited. He sits on a number of boards and is currently a 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.
Mr Moyo is a member of the Audit Commitee
(BSc Econ (Hons)
Mrs. Emma Fundira joined the Board in January 2019 and became a member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committees in August 2020. Mrs. Fundira is the Managing Director and co-founder of Finesse Advisory Services, a financial consultancy that 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 in Economics (honours) from the University of Zimbabwe where she has also lectured in economics. Mrs Fundira is currently a non-executive director of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, Cimas Medical Aid Society, Boost Fellowship, and a Trustee of African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program. She has recently served on the boards of First Capital Bank Zimbabwe (formerly Barclays Bank and Nampak Zimbabwe. She has served on the boards of leading private schools.
Mrs. Emma is a member 0f the Remuneration committee
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 of 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. Ms. Swartz 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. Lucia is a member of the Remuneration Committee.
BCom BBS CA(SA)
Mr. Richard Rivett-Carnac was appointed to the Board as a representative of AB InBev, has been an alternate director since July 2017. He is currently the Vice President of Finance for AB In-Bev Africa Zone. Mr. Rivett-Carnac (Boris) is a chartered accountant and was the director responsible for mergers and acquisitions and treasury at the Africa Zone until his elevation to the VP Finance role in September 2020. 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 a portfolio analyst. Mr. Rivett-Carnac is a member of the Audit Committee.
(B. Compt; B Acc; FCIS; CA(Z))
Jonas Mushosho joined the board in August 2020 as a nominee of the Old Mutual Group. He retired from Old Mutual in December 2019 where he was the Managing Director of Old Mutual -Rest of Africa and Chief Executive Officer of Old Mutual Zimbabwe. Jonas has worked in various leadership roles at Old Mutual since 1990. He also occupied senior roles in the Department of Taxes (now Zimra) where he has subsequently served as a non-executive director. Mr. Mushosho has extensive international business experience having led business portfolios in diverse markets on the African continent, particularly in the financial services sector. He is passionate about coaching, nurturing, developing, and mentoring business talent.
Mr. Jonas Mushosho is a member of the Zimbabwe Open University
Bcompt, MBA, FCCA
Benedict Mbanga joined the board on 01 August 2022 and is a member of the Audit Committee. He is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Mangwana Capital (Zimbabwe & Mauritius), an entity that is registered with the Securities Exchange Commission as an Investment Advisor, providing various corporate finance services such as business valuations, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, and capital raising. Mr Mbanga served articles with and became a partner with Deloitte Zimbabwe in audit assurance and financial advisory. He occupied senior positions in the broader Deloitte Africa franchise as Regional CEO Deloitte Central Africa and a Member of Africa Board of Partners, before leaving the practice in 2018.
He serves as a director on various Boards of Mangwana Capital’s investee companies domiciled in the UK, Zambia and Zimbabwe