Nedbank Zimbabwe Limited managing director, Sibongile Moyo, won the prestigious CEO of the Year Award and the Banking Executive of the Year Award at the CEO Africa Roundtable gala dinner held in Victoria Falls.
Moyo, who took over the top job at Nedbank Zimbabwe in April last year, succeeded Charity Jinya who stepped down after 10 years at the helm of the bank.
Speaking to Business Times soon after receiving her award from the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Sekai Nzenza, Moyo said:
The passion to serve drives me. But, there are people that I work with at the bank, who are behind this exceptional award. I dedicate this (award) to all our stakeholders.
The CEO Roundtable’s Mining Executive of the Year Award went to diamond miner, Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company CEO Mark Mabhudhu.
Simon Nyanhete, the managing director of Agriseeds, was named the Agriculture and Agrobusiness Executive of the Year.
Edgars Stores Limited’s CEO Tjeludo Ndlovu was named the Young CEO of the Year. Ndlovu was appointed Edgars group CEO in July last year, taking over from LindaMasterson.
The late Africa University vice-chancellor, Munashe Furusa, was posthumously awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award.