Equity appoints Jonas Mushosho as new Non - Executive director

Mushosho said he was thrilled to be joining the board.

In Summary

•Mushosho brings on board a wealth of leadership experience, having previously served in senior leadership positions in both the private and public sectors.

•He holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science from University of South Africa, Bachelors Degree in Accounting and an MBA from the University of Zimbabwe.

Jonas Mushosho.
Jonas Mushosho.
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Equity Group has announced the appointment of Jonas Mushosho as a Non-Executive Director to its board following the retirement of Christopher Newson.

Equity Group Chairman Isaac Macharia said Mushosho brings a wealth of broad executive leadership experience in leading strategy implementation in a multi-national environment, which will be key as we seek to strengthen our regional subsidiaries.

"At the same time, we are biding Chistopher Newson farewell. Although he has served the board for a year, he has used his immense experience as a seasoned banker across the region to provide strategic oversight," he said.

Mushosho said  he was thrilled to be joining the board at a time when the company has reached the Sh1.12 trillion total assets base and is focused on  strengthening its regional business.

"By working together with the highly skilled management and staff at Equity, we will be able to further grow our business and continue to provide inclusive financial services in the countries we serve in furtherance of the Group’s vision of championing the socio-economic prosperity of the people of Africa,” he said.

Mushosho brings on board a wealth of leadership experience, having previously served in senior leadership positions in both the private and public sectors.

He holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science from University of South Africa, Bachelors Degree in Accounting and an MBA from the University of Zimbabwe.

He also has postgraduate qualifications from the University of Cape town, Graduate School of Business, London Business School and Harvard Business School among others. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

Mushosho has led multi-national portfolios in different lines of business, particularly in financial services.

He served as the Chief Executive Officer at Old Mutual Zimbabwe Limited between 2012 and 2019.

Mushosho also doubled up as the Managing Director for Old Mutual Rest of Africa, where he was responsible for strategy implementation, stakeholder management, investment performance management, governance and compliance and functional effectiveness of the Old Mutual Business in 12 countries in the continent.

He is currently a Director at Brooks & Oracle, a council member at Zimbabwe Open University and serves as a non-executive director at Delta Corporation.