Air Zimbabwe has appointed Tafadzwa Zaza as the Acting Chief Executive Officer with effect from 23 November 2021.
Zaza takes over the reins at the struggling national carrier from Joseph Makonise who has been at the company for many years. A statement issued by the Air Zimbabwe Interim Board reads:
The Air Zimbabwe Interim Board Chairperson and Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Tafadzwa Zaza as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the National Airline effective 23 November 2021 taking over from Mr Joseph Makonise.
Tafadzwa has gained experience spanning over 23 years in the aviation industry. He holds a Master of Business Intelligence Degree (MBI), Bachelor of Business Administration Degree (BBA), Diploma in Marketing and vast knowledge in IATA Advanced Safety Management Systems and IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA).
He is also a member of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Ground Handling Committee. Tafadzwa sits on the Board of Directors for Murewa Hospital.
The Board would like to extend its acknowledgement and appreciation to Mr Joseph Makonise for his many years of service to the National Airline and wish him success in his future endeavours.