The MAZ Calendar kick-starts on the 17th of February with a luncheon to hosted at the Kwamambo Restaurant. The guest speaker at his luncheon will be Charles Msipa, the Group Managing Director of Schweppes Holdings Africa Limited. He has over 24 years’ experience in diverse roles and geographies in the business sector spanning Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and USA. Having worked in the legal field as an associate attorney at a Harare law firm, Charles joined The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) in 1992 and worked on a variety of assignments, within the Central Africa Region, in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi as well as Coca-Cola North America’s north-east region. Thereafter, he joined Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited as Sales and Marketing Director in 2005 and was appointed Managing Director a year later in 2006. Charles is the immediate past President of the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) and a board member of the Zimbabwe Bata Shoe Company, Lobel’s Bread (Pvt) Ltd and the PET Recycling Company of Zimbabwe. He also serves on the Board of Governors of St. John’s Educational Trust and the African Lion Environmental Research Trust (ALERT). Charles’ educational background includes a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Zimbabwe and a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Massachusetts, USA.
The past year was riddled with a liquidity crisis and an uncertain economic environment. Many organisations in 2017 will be looking to recover from the doldrums and maximise opportunities. This luncheon will also include a session led by an economist who will give an outlook on the economy.
For registration to attend the Luncheon, kindly contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember the dress code is corporate wear so come wearing your corporate colours.