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Jeremiah J Tsodzai, Chairman
Altfin Insurance Company
Jeremiah is a 40 year veteran of the banking world. He started his banking career with Barclays Bank of Zimbabwe Limited. Having worked in various capacities throughout Zimbabwe he left to join First Merchant Bank of Zimbabwe ("FMB") a subsidiary of the Anglo stable. On leaving FMB where he was Deputy Managing Director, Jeremiah was tasked by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to turnaround Zimbabwe Building Society in 1998, which he did successfully. He is the founding Managing Director and shareholder of Interfin.

 

 

Timothy Chiganze, Director
Formerly the Chief Executive Officer of TA Holdings Limited. He started his insurance career with Munich Re-insurance in Zimbabwe and South Africa. He was then head hunted to head Zimnat, which he grew to be the largest short term insurer in Zimbabwe. He was then promoted to Operations Director of TA culminating in his appointment as Chief Executive Officer. Timothy is a director of several companies including Dairibord Zimbabwe Limited, National Investment Trust and Export Credit Guarantee Company.

 

 

 

Malcolm Uys, Director
Malcolm is the Executive Chairman of Happy Eater Foods and Beverages (Private) Limited, a company he founded in 1978 and now Zimbabweas largest caterer. Prior to setting up Happy Eater, Malcolm spent 7 years as the Operations Manager of Ipcorn Investments Limited, a private sector industrial finance company. 

 

 

Mark F Zaranyika, Director
Mark had 11 years in production management and quality assurance with Pfizer (Pvt) Ltd before going to study abroad in 1976. On his return in 1981, he joined the Department of Energy as Assistant Director and was soon promoted to Director before being seconded to found the National Oil Company of Zimbabwe (NOCZIM) as Operations Manager and Acting Managing Director and was later appointed as Managing Director. Mark nurtured NOCZIM to an efficient fuel procurement and distribution organization before leaving to join the University of Zimbabwe where he is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry. Mark holds a B.Sc ( London) degree and a Ph.D. degree from Boston University, USA

 

 

Christopher Sambaza, Director
Christopher Sambaza is a founder member and the Managing Director of Interfin Holdings Limited. He is a Chartered Accountant, a holder of a B Comm. Degree from Rhodes University, South Africa and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Accounting from the University of Zimbabwe.
Chris served his articles of Clerkship with then Pricewaterhouse in Harare and rose to the level of Manager in both the Audit and Operational Risk and Management Departments. In January 2000, he left PricewatershouseCoorpers to become the founder Finance Manager for Interfin Merchant Bank of Zimbabwe Limited. In January 2002, he was promoted to the position of Finance Director for both Interfin Merchant

Bank and Interfin Holdings Limited.

In August 2003, he relinquished his role as the Finance Director of the Bank to concentrate on group functions as the Group Finance Director. Whilst in the group, he was elevated to become the Group Chief Operating Officer of Interfin Holdings Limited in September 2004. A position that he held until early May 2006 where he was elevated to the position of Managing Director of Interfin Merchant Bank of Zimbabwe Limited.

 

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Douglas Hoto, Director

Douglas is a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries of Scotland and he also holds a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Mathematics (UZ).
He has over 22 years experience as an Actuary and was instrumental in setting up First Mutual Reinsurance Company, Tristar Insurance Company and African Actuarial Consultants Company from a Division of First Mutual Life Assurance Society. Douglas undertook various projects which include valuation of NSSA Pension and other benefits, demutualization of First Mutual Life Assurance Society between 2001 and 2003 among others.
Douglas is currently an Independent Consultant in the field of Insurance and Actuarial Services. He is a member of the Department of Insurance and Actuarial Science at the National University of Science and Technology and a Trustee of the S V Muzenda Scholarship Trust (Foundation).

 
 

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