Mucha Mkanganwi

Occupational Position: CEO and Founder of Pulse Pharmaceuticals.

Pulse  is one of the leading Pharmaceutical Wholesalers in Zimbabwe. The company is also a shareholder of the largest private retail chain of pharmacies in Zimbabwe, Medix Pharmacies. Further to this, the company is into the distribution of laboratory equipment and consumables through its subsidiary Medtech Education and Laboratories.

Professional History

Prior to establishing Pulse Pharmaceuticals in 2005, Mucha was Group Chief Executive Officer of CAPS Holdings, then the largest listed pharmaceutical company in Zimbabwe. Having risen through the ranks over a 7-year period – during which he held several different financial, operational and business development positions – Mucha was appointed CEO aged 31, making him the youngest person to run a listed company in Zimbabwe.

Mucha is the Chairman of Leap Namibia, a company that is into clothing retail (My Republik), clothing manufacturing and farming (Leap Agribusiness) in Namibia.

Mucha serves on the Board of Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe.

Mucha Chairs the Board of The BOOST Fellowship, which is the largest private-sector mentoring initiative for High School and University students in Zimbabwe. It has the support and active participation of most CEOs and senior managers in Zimbabwe. Related to this, Mucha is Chairman of Enactus Zimbabwe. Targeting university students, Enactus is the largest organisation in the world focused on encouraging entrepreneurship that transforms communities. He is also the President of Marlborough High School Old Students Trust.

Mucha has served on several Boards, including the local Global Funds Board (CCM). He has also served in roles such as the Deputy Chairman of the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries’ Economic Affairs Committee and Chairman of Zimbabwe Pharmaceutical Wholesalers Association.


Liberty Mhlanga

Dr. Mhlanga was awarded his first two degrees at Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA majoring in Biology.  After completion of his studies he returned to Zimbabwe were he was a teacher for 4 years and then he left Zimbabwe again for his Doctorate in Ecology at Columbia University in New York.
After holding many other successful posts and facilitating workshops on the environment all over the world, Dr. Mhlanga returned to Zimbabwe in 1981 after independence.  He has had a colourful life filled with success and accomplishments and is an inspiration to the younger generation.


Bothwell Patrick Nyajeka

Mr. Nyajeka is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from the University of Zimbabwe and a Masters degree in Business Leadership from the University of South Africa He has extensive financial management and company secretarial experience in the private sector.
Before joining the TA Group as the current Group Chief Financial Officer, Mr Nyajeka also worked for the Anglo American Corporation Group in Zimbabwe and the ZHL Group. Mr Nyajeka is the senior vice president of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe.


Peter Kadzere

Mr Kadzere is a holder of a Bachelor of Science Economics Honours degree and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) both from the University of Zimbabwe. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (FCIS) and is a registered Public Accountant.
Peter has since 1994 sat and chaired a number of committees of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators which culminated in him being nominated to ICSA Council in 2004 and became the Institute’s President for the year 2007/2008. He is the current International Representative of the Institute.


John Bere

Mr. Bere holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Banking from National University of Science and Technology and holds a Masters in Business Leadership.  He began his career as a Money Market Dealer and has held senior positions in the Treasury Department of various financial institutions.
In 2012 Mr Bere left Tetrad where he was the Operations Director to begin a new journey as a principle and founding director of Big Grape Holdings which is an investment company that has interests in financial services.


Anthony Mandiwanza

Mr. Anthony S. Mandiwanza currently serves as Group Chief Executive Officer of Dairibord Holdings Limited (formerly DZL Holdings Limited). Mr Mandiwanza serves as the Chairman of Barclays Bank of Zimbabwe Ltd. and has been its Director since October 25, 2005.
He is the Chairman of Dairibord Zimbabwe (Private) Limited, Martindale Trading (private) Limited T/a Lyons, Dairibord Malawi (private) Limited, NFB Logistics (private) Limited And Dairibord Uganda Limited. He served as the Chairman of Dairibord Holdings Limited. He serves as Deputy Chairman at TSL Ltd. He serves as Executive Director of Dairibord Holdings Limited. He also serves as a Director at Chemco Holdings Ltd.


Emma Fundira

Mrs Fundira is the managing director and co-founder of Finesse Advisory Services, a financial consultancy provides corporate financing and asset management solutions.  A former economics lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe, Mrs Fundira then became the first black woman to assume the lofty post of Corporate Finance Manager of Barclays Bank’s merchant banking division.
Mrs Fundira, holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration, is also a holder of a Bachelor of Science Economics (Honours) degree. Before joining Barclays Bank in 1995, she worked at Standard Chartered Merchant Bank.


Jimmy Psillos

Mr. Psillos is the General Manager of Crystal Candy and his father founded the company in 1965.  He joined the company in 1992 after having gained a Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics) degree from Oxford University (U.K.) and having worked in the United Kingdom in Finance and Insurance for several years.
Mr. Psillos is very active in the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries and Chairs their Economics and Banking. He is also Treasurer of the National Employment Council for the Food Industry.