• Dr. Nathan Chikono,    Group Chief Executive Officer, Champions Holdings

    Dr. Nathan Chikono, Group Chief Executive Officer, Champions Holdings

  • Over the last few years, most insurance carriers have demonstrated remarkable flexibility and resilience in overcoming various obstacles, especially the impact of the pandemic and the economic fallout from the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The road ahead is dotted with multiple hurdles from rising inflation, interest rates, and high operating costs; the looming threats of recession, climate change, geopolitical upheaval, and competition from InsurTech. With an increasing focus on personalized premiums and usage-based coverage, insurers are leveraging on the use of Internet of Things, advanced analytics, and machine learning to develop more granular individual risk profiles. The broader adoption of IoT could usher in a similar reshaping of products in life, health, property, and commercial lines. As blockchain becomes more widely adopted, it will help insurers more effectively manage customer data safely. consistently and simplify current issues such as identity management as well as verification. InsurTech firms have been showing significant growth in auto, home ownership, and cyber insurance. Strong growth will stimulate traditional insurers to acquire technology capabilities or partner with InsurTech companies. Dr. Nathan Chikono, Group Chief Executive Officer of Champions Holdings, is leading the insurance industry with his strategic expertise by putting customers at the center of the insurance industry and value innovation thrust.

  • Dr. Nathan Chikono: A Champion In Mitigating Todays Financial Challenges

Zimbabwe is Seizing its Future

By: Sujith Vasudevan, Managing Editor

During the great global recession of 2008, Zimbabwe recorded the second highest incidence of hyperinflation in history, as the country's inflation rate for November 2008 was a staggering

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By: CEOInsights Team

Ashwin Damera, Co-Founder & CEO of edTech unicorn Eruditus, has invested in KheloMore, a platform that efficiently allows

Top 10 Leaders from Zimbabwe -  2022

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  • Top 10 Leaders from Zimbabwe - 2022

    Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in Southeast Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers, bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the south-west, Zambia to the north, and Mozambique to the east. Upon being attractive in terms of its wildlife, national parks, and nature, Zimbabwe is also considered as one of the friendliest region in Africa. Though there are diverse industry sectors driving the economy in Zimbabwe, such as the raw materials industry (Primary sector of the economy), manufacturing and construction (Secondary sector of the economy), service industry (Tertiary sector of the economy), information services (Quaternary sector of the economy), and human services (Quinary sector of the economy), it mainly relies on the tertiary sector of the economy, also known as the service sector of the economy.

    While, agriculture and mining largely contribute to exports, there are many well-established businesses in mining (coal, gold, platinum, copper, nickel, tin, clay, numerous metallic and non-metallic ores), steel, wood products, cement, chemicals, fertilizer, clothing & footwear, foodstuffs, beverages, cattle, cows as well. As per study, inflation is estimated to average 213 percent in 2022 and remain in triple digits in 2023 in the region. Additionally, the Real GDP growth is expected to grow at 3.6 percent in 2023 and 2024, supported by a better agricultural season, slowing inflation, and the relaxation of pandemic requirements.  Well, surfing through such conditions and strategically spearheading the thriving businesses in the region, there are many dynamic leaders proficiently contributing to Zimbabwe's growth. They need to be acknowledged for it.

    In this issue of the CEO Insights magazine, a list of `Top 10 Leaders from Zimbabwe -  2022' is provided to the readers in corporate and different sectors, for informing on the excellent services leveraged by the Leaders in diverse domains. The listing is prepared by a team of industry veterans, CEOs and VCs, and the CEO Insights magazine editorial board.

Top 10 Leaders from Zimbabwe - 2022

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
ZODSAT Global Arnold Chimambo, Founder ZODSAT Global A young entrepreneur and the founder of the firm which is a leading internet service provider in Zimbabwe
SME Association of Zimbabwe Farai Mutambanengwe, Founder & Executive Officer SME Association of Zimbabwe Has a vast experience in leading a variety of organisations at a strategic level has excellent technical skills acquired in a progressive range of postings
Darena Ventures Geraldine Mupandanyama, Founder Darena Ventures Passionate about promoting African Entrepreneurship, and Sustainable Business Practices by bridging the funding gap for African Entrepreneurs
Evolve Technologies Jeane Makoni, CEO Evolve Technologies Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of cross-industry experience, skilled in Project Management, Business Process Management, Change Management and more
Champions Holdings Dr. Nathan Chikono, Group Chief Executive Officer Champions Holdings An insurance and risk management practitioner also an inspiring and calculative leader determined to help his clients grow by managing their risk exposures
Mobrands Nyasha Zimhangwa, Co-Founder Mobrands Helps creating a conducive environment for the business activities with eager to exercise the highest levels of diligence, objectivity and professional competence
Outsource Zimbabwe Pearl Allen, Founder Outsource Zimbabwe Helps outsourcing of trained professionals (graduates and are proficient in written and spoken English) virtually to the global marketplace
Farmhut Ryan Katayi, Co-Founder Farmhut A passionate entrepreneur and philanthropist through his platform supports smallholder farmers in Africa
Powerlive Zimbabwe Sharon Yeti, Co-Founder Powerlive Zimbabwe With a background in Accounting and Business Management, she has passion for renewable energy, women empowerment, marketing and more
International Youth Foundation Susan Reichle, President International Youth Foundation She oversees the revitalization of the firm's mission, vision, and values and prior joining the firm she has spent 25 years in leadership positions at USAID

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Ankur Mathur: Bringing Sustainability & Technology At The Forefront In Hospitality Sector
Reema Shah: Harnessing Intelligent Automation To Enrich Businesses & Empower Clients
 Tripti Devleker: Leading By Trust, Transparency & Equality
 Abdullah Afzal: A Hands-On Leader Building A Successful Brand On Trust & Customer-Centricity
Rajesh Sajnani: An Industry Leader Challenging the Status-Quo & Bringing a Positive Change in the Industry
Jim Varghese AM: A Reformer, Leveraging Powerful Leadership Strategies To Make A Difference At The Business & Community Level
Dr. B.V.S. Jyoti: An Aerospace Scientist Introducing A Sustainable Propellant/Fuel Solution
Ranjeet Banerjee: Endeavouring Growth Through Collaboration & Innovation
Anubhav Gupta: Finding The Convergence Of Long Term Purpose To Improve Status Quo
Yash Patel: Dedicated To The Pursuit Of Justice
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CA Hariprasad Nair: Adding Accurate Joy To Brands & Businesses
 Sumit Ghoshal: An Award-Winning Leader On A New Mission
Fernando Romero Martínez: A Dynamic Leader With Sheer Commitment & Modernistic Approach
 Harish Sakthi: Being Globally Connected Through Innovation & Technology
Aditya Bothra: An Aspiring Young Entrepreneur Leading Globus Rubchem Group Towards Success
Rajeev Agarwal : A Commemorated Leader In The BPO Industry With More Than Two Decades Of Industry Expertise
Mithun Soni: Offering The Best Recruiting Solutions Through The Art Of Building Relationships
Maysa Al Kooheji: An Inspiring Leader With Unfailing Tenacity