Board of Directors

Herbert Nkala
Herbert Nkala – Non-Executive Chairman

Herbert Nkala is a Businessman and a Marketing Consultant with many local and international assignments. Herbert is a holder of a Bachelor of
Science Honours Degree from the University of Wales (U.K.) and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Zimbabwe.
His leadership career in the corporate world began as a Technical Executive with Dairibord Zimbabwe and he subsequently became the Marketing
Director for the same company and later joined Delta as Marketing Director for the National Breweries of Zimbabwe. He continued his leadership
growth as Chief Executive Officer and led the transformation of the then Zimbabwe Tourism Investment Company to Rainbow Tourism Group
Limited, culminating in its listing on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) with Accor of France as the anchor shareholder.
He is currently the Chairman of the boards of FBC Holdings Limited and OK Zimbabwe Limited, both of which are listed on the Zimbabwe Stock
Exchange (ZSE). He is a Director of Arena Investments and a former chairman of African Sun Limited, Industrial Development Corporation (IDC),
Astra Holdings amongst many other Public and Private entities. He is also a trustee of the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Foundation.

Timothy Fennell
Timothy James Graham Fennell - Chief Executive Officer

Timothy is a highly trained and experienced farmer and business leader, with a passion for developing people and Zimbabwean agriculture. A product of Peterhouse, Timothy received tertiary education in Zimbabwe and South Africa. His father was instrumental in establishing the coffee research and the coffee mill in Chipinge and Mutare, and Timothy established his own farming operations in the Chipinge area growing macadamia nuts and coffee.

Timothy was involved in consultancy work in various parts of the world and helped Tanganda establish its macadamia and avocado project initially as a consultant and then in a managerial role. He has led the transformation of Tanganda from a single crop tea company to a diversified entity. He was also instrumental in transforming the beverage division tea packaging by bringing in world class packaging machinery from Germany and Italy.

Henry Nemaire
Henry Nemaire - Finance Director

Henry is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a registered public accountant who served his articles with Deloitte and Touche.  He is also the holder of a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) Degree from the University of Zimbabwe and a Master of Professional Accountancy from the University of London. Prior to joining Tanganda, Henry worked at the Lonrho Agribusiness Unit, The Wattle Company and Manica Board & Doors both involved in exports of processed forestry products.

Henry has lectured Tax Law & Practice at Africa University and Zimbabwe Open University and is a non-executive director of listed Fidelity Life Assurance Company of Zimbabwe and a Trustee of the Development Trust of Zimbabwe.

Kwirirai Chigerwe
Kwirirai Chigerwe - Beverage & Marketing Director

Kwirirai holds a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Zimbabwe, Masters in Food Processing Sytems Technology, Masters in Business Administration, Masters in Leadership and Management, all three from the University of Zimbabwe and various quality management systems training certifications.

Kwirirai joined Tanganda as a Factory Manager in January 2002 and rose through the ranks to Director of Beverages & Marketing, where he has overseen the development of a diversified product range and modernisation of production. Prior to joining Tanganda, Kwirirai was involved in quality systems management as well as research and development in the engineering sector.

Stewart Cranswick
Stewart Philip Cranswick – Independent Non-Executive Director

Stewart had a distinguished career as a stockbroker in Johannesburg. He brings a wealth of business insights having significant experience in a wide range of industries from travel and tourism to property and farming in various countries for over 21 years, including operating including operating a successful hotel business in Africa and Australia. He is an executive Director of Landela Safaris Private Limited and a non-executive director of Meikles Limited. He was previously a director of African Sun Limited.

Livingstone Gwata
Livingstone Takudzwa Gwata – Independent Non-Executive Director

Livingstone is a holder of a Bachelor of Administration from the University of Zimbabwe and has thirty-seven years of regional and international banking experience, spanning all facets of Corporate, Retail and Merchant banking. He held various executive director positions within the Standard Chartered group in Zimbabwe, Europe, the Far East and several African countries. In 1998, Livingstone joined First Banking Corporation Limited as Managing Director and steered the privately owned bank to a profitable public listed diversified financial services group, FBC Holdings Limited, from where he retired as Chief Executive Officer in 2011.

Livingstone was appointed to the board of ABC Holdings Limited, in September 2015, and became Chairman in December 2018. Livingstone was appointed as Chairman of Fidelity Assurance Company of Zimbabwe in 2022. He has held directorships and leadership positions in several Zimbabwean and multinational companies, including founder Chairmanship of the Rainbow Tourism Group Limited and University of Zimbabwe Council, Vice Chairman of MasterCard International Limited, Middle East and Africa and President of the Institute of Bankers of Zimbabwe. He was the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe until April 2021 and is currently the Chairman of the Zimbabwe Open Golf Committee.

Simon Hammond
Simon James Hammond – Independent Non-Executive Director

Simon is a Chartered Accountant and seasoned business leader. He joined the Old Mutual Company in 1999 and served in various positions including Company Finance Director for Zimbabwe, Chief Operating Officer for Old Mutual Africa and Managing Director for CABS, a position he held until retirement in March 2020. Prior to joining Old Mutual, Simon was a Partner at KPMG Zimbabwe from 1989 to 1999 and is a past President   of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (“ICAZ”).

Simon has held various positions of responsibility for ICAZ, is a past director of Delta Corporation Limited and is the Chairman of the Executive Committee of Peterhouse Group of Schools. He is a Non-Executive Director of  Old Mutual Investment Group Zimbabwe, Border Timbers Limited, Meikles Limited, Zimswitch Holdings (Pvt) Ltd and Zimswitch Technologies (Pvt) Ltd.

Rufaro Maunze
Rufaro Audrey Maunze – Independent Non-Executive Director

Rufaro is a leadership coach, seasoned business leader, finance expert and executive management consultant with experience working in Zimbabwe, Australia, and several countries across Africa focusing on leadership development, inclusive finance, strategic operations, change management, and socioeconomic development. She holds both a Specialised Masters’ in Coaching & Consulting for Change from HEC Paris & Oxford SAID Business Schools and a Masters’ in Development Finance from Stellenbosch Business School and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant.  She also holds a Certificate in Impact Investing from Oxford SAID Business School.

Rufaro started her career in Assurance & Audit with Deloitte and worked for several global offices before moving into the Australian banking sector where she held various leadership roles.  She has also held National and Regional leadership roles for international development organisations including TechnoServe and Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSDA) focusing on entrepreneurship, inclusive finance, social enterprise and agriculture for the rural poor, women and youth. Rufaro is a Non-Executive Director for OK Zimbabwe Limited, and is the Chairperson of Imara Fiduciary (Private) Limited.

John Stewart Moxon
Matthew John Stewart Moxon – Independent Non-Executive Director

Matthew is a holder of a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Stellenbosch University and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Cape Town. He joined Shoprite Checkers (Proprietary) Limited in their Management Training programme and after a stint in project management and operations within their Mozambique Division. He joined Meikles Limited in 2017.

Matthew is the Managing Director of Thomas Meikle Properties. He is also a Director of Meikles Limited and TM Pick n Pay.

Matthew is currently a Master’s in Business Administration candidate with UCT Graduate School of Business.

Bruce Henderson
Bruce Hendrik Henderson – Independent Non-Executive Director

Non-Executive Director

Bruce is a Chartered Accountant (SA) with vast experience  accumulated  over various sectors of the economy which include finance, energy, FMCG, retail and manufacturing. Bruce started his career in audit and assurance with Ernst and Young South Africa. He worked for Clifford Chance and Deutsche Bank UK. He joined IDC Investment, South Africa in 2002 where he was seconded as Chief Executive Officer of the Investee Company for a period of nine years. Bruce moved back to Zimbabwe and continued his career as Chief Finance Officer of Zuva Petroleum from 2011 to 2014.

He established the Willowton Group Zimbabwe as Chief Executive Officer in 2015 and was at the helm of the Company for seven years to 2022. Bruce is currently a Non-Executive Director for Dairibord Holdings Limited, ElectrosalesPowerspeed and Truworths Limited.

Sharon Nyasha Kodzanai
Sharon Nyasha Kodzanai – Company Secretary

Sharon is an Associate of the Chartered Governance and Accountancy Institute in Zimbabwe (CGIZ) and is a certified Professional Director accredited by the Governance Solutions Inc, Canada in  partnership  with the Institute of Corporate Directors (Zimbabwe). She is member of the Public Accountancy and Auditors Board and holds a Master in Business Administration from the University of Gloucestershire and a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Accounting from Great Zimbabwe University.

Sharon has in excess of twenty years’ experience in Finance and administration. Since joining Tanganda in 2005, she held various accounting and management positions. Prior to joining Tanganda, Sharon worked for a horticultural Export Processing Zone registered enterprise, Kondozi Estate, and also worked  in the hospitality industry at Leopard Rock Hotel.