MPICO
Board of Directors

Mrs. E. Jiya, Chairperson.

Mrs. Jiya is a holder of MSc. in Strategic Management from University of Derby and Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Malawi. Edith Jiya is Group CEO of Old Mutual Malawi Limited. Previously, she was the Managing Director of the Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (Malawi) Limited (OMLAC), a position she held for 5 years. She has also held senior managerial positions at OMLAC and BP Malawi Limited. Mrs. Jiya is an associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (The ClI) UK and associate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. In addition to serving on the Old Mutual and MPICO Group boards, she also sits on the boards of Malawi Telecommunications Limited, Open Connect Limited and FDH Financial Holdings Limited.

Mr. D. Kafoteka, Managing Director, MPICO Limited.

Mr. Kafoteka is the Managing Director for MPICO Limited and its subsidiaries. He was previously the Finance Director of Old Mutual Malawi Limited. His experience in executive management spans more than 20 years having worked as Chief Financial Officer for many companies such as Petroleum Importers Limited, Malawi Pharmacies Limited and Peopies Trading Centre /Mc Connell. He currently serves on the Boards of National Bank of Malawi, Telekom Networks Malawi and Press Corpora­tion Limited. Mr. Kafoteka is a Certified Chartered Accountant (FCCA, UK), CPA (Mw) and holds a Bachelors of Commerce in Accounting (Bcom) from the University of Malawi Polytechnic, and a Diploma in Business Studies.

Mr. A. G. Barron, non-executive director.

Mr Barron is a farmer and the Managing Director of Mbabzi Estates Limited and Lincoln Investments (Pvt) Limited, a position that he has held since 1989. Mr Barron holds a Higher National Diploma in Business Studies from the University of West England and has extensive expertise in real estate. He also has a number of other business interests and is a director at Press Corporation Limited, Auction Holdings Limited, Seed-Co Limited, Plantation House Investments Limited and he is Chairman of the Board of Malawi Leaf Limited. He is an alternate councillor at the Tobacco Association of Malawi.

Mr. C. Kapanga, non-executive director.

Mr. Kapanga is a Chartered Insurer (UK.) He also holds an MBA degree (University of Cape Town 2005). He is one of the earliest Malawians to qualify as an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII UK 1985) and has over 35 years of inter­national experience in the insurance industry.

Mrs. V. Masikini, independent non-executive director.

Mrs. Masikini Publishing is a holder of Chartered Institute of Management (CIMA) certification. She is a Group Finance and Administration Manager of Blantyre Printing and Publishing Company with over 30 years of practical experience.

Ms E. Salamba, non-executive director.

Ms. Salamba is a holder of MSc. in Leadership and Change Management from Leeds Metropolitan University and Bachelor of Commerce (Business Administration) from the University of Malawi Polytechnic. Ms. Salamba currently works with National Bank of Malawi and is the Head of Credit Management. She has held different positions within Credit at National Bank of Malawi and has also worked with Standard Bank. Her banking experience spans over 20 years.

Ms C. Kalaile,non-executive director.

Ms. C. Kalaile is a holder of an LLM in Commercial Law from Cardiff University and an LLB (Hons) from University of Malawi, Chancellor College. Ms. Kalaile also completed her Management Advancement Programme with the University of Wits in 2013. Ms. Kalaile currently works for Old Mutual as the Corporate Governance Manager and Company Secretary, a position she has held since 2008. She previously worked for Ministry of Justice for 7 years as a State Advocate. Her legal career spans over 15 years.

Ms F. Jacobs (RSA),non-executive director.

Faieda Jacobs has over 30 years of experience in property, ranging from valuations to property management and asset management.  She holds a BA LLB from the University of Cape Town and works on strategic projects for Old Mutual Property, based in Pinelands, South Africa.  Prior to this role she led the property management team. Her previous positions included key account management at Drake & Scull facilities management and property management at Allan Gray. She serves on several boards, including the Board of the Cape Town Central City Improvement District and is currently Deputy Chair of the Green Building Council of South Africa.

Mr. M. Mikwamba, non-executive director.

Mr. Mikwamba is an investment professional with over 15 years’ experience in investment management and capital markets in Malawi. Mr. Mikwamba is a CFA Charter holder, Fellow Certified Chartered Accountant (FCCA, UK) and a holder of Bachelor of Accountancy Degree (BAcc) from the University of Malawi. Mr. Mikwamba also completed his Management Advancement Programme with the University of Wits in 2013. He sits on FDH Group of companies’ board and is currently chairman of FDH Financial Holdings Limited. Mr. Mikwamba has held different positions in Old Mutual Malawi Limited and is currently the Managing Director of Old Mutual Investment Group in Malawi. His previous employments include Chief Executive Officer of Stockbrokers Malawi Ltd and Head of Investments and Projects for NICO Holdings Ltd.

 
Management

Mr. C. Katulukira, Financial Controller/Company Secretary.

Mr. Katulukira is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA, UK), CPA (Mw) and a holder of Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) and a Diploma in Business Studies from the University of Malawi. He is responsible for the Group's Finance & Accounting and Secretarial functions. He has 25 years of ex­perience with 17 years in senior management positions.

Mr. E. Jambo, Operations Manager.

Mr. Jambo has an MSc in Real Estate from the University of Pretoria, an MBA from ESAMI and a Bachelors of Arts in Public Administration from the Chancellor College. He is a registered valuation surveyor with 20 years' experience in Real Estate. He is currently responsible for leasing, facilities management, property valuation and human resource management at MPICO.

Mrs. E. Nyasulu, Facilities/Marketing Manager.

Mrs. Chapinduka Nyasulu is a holder of an MBA obtained from the University of Reading (UK). She has an MSc Real Estate (University of Pretoria) and a Bachelor Business Administration (BBA) from the University of Malawi. Mrs. Nyasulu completed Management Advancement Programme with Wits University in 2015. She is a registered & an experienced real estate practitioner with 19 years' work experience and at present she is an Operations and Marketing Manager responsible for the overall management of the Gateway Mall, marketing and management of 3rd party properties for the MPICO Group. She is currently serving the second term as the President of the Surveyors Institute of Malawi. She also chairs the Ethics & Disciplinary Committee of the National Construction Industry (NCl C) Board and sits on National Urban Planning Board.

 Mr. R. Butao, Senior Accountant.

Mr. Butao is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA, UK), CPA (Mw) and a holder of Bachelor of Accountancy Degree (BAcc) from the University of Malawi. He holds an MBA obtained from the University of Reading (UK) and completed Management Advancement Programme with Wits University in 2016. He is responsible for Group's Finance & Accounting, Risk Management and Compliance functions. He has 18 years of experience with 13 years in senior management positions.

 Mr. L. Mwabutwa, Facilities Manager.

Lusayo Mwabutwa is an Internationally Certified Facilities Manager with the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM). He holds a Master of Science in Facilities Management from the University of Reading (UK) and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Malawi. He has over 12 years combined experience in engineering and facilities management. He is currently responsible for the Group’s Facilities Management function.

 
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