• CAFCA has appointed Vimbai Nyakudya as its new Chief Executive Officer
  • Also, Starafrica has appointed Odiline Kava as a Non-Executive Director
  • Kava is expected to bring over 30 years of professional experience

Harare- The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed cables manufacturer, CAFCA, has appointed Vimbai Nyakudya, a qualified Chartered Accountant, as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective June 3, 2024.

According to a circular released by the company, "With the support of the Board and the Shareholders, the company looks forward to a happy and successful future together" under Mr. Nyakudya's leadership.

CAFCA is a manufacturer and supplier of cable and allied products for the transmission and distribution of electrical energy and telecommunication. Its primary market is Southern and Central Africa, with an export footprint that extends to parts of Europe, including Russia.

The company prides itself on manufacturing over 900 cabling products to British, South African, and Zimbabwean quality standards, including 11KV XLPE cables. CAFCA also recovers decommissioned cables for recycling and supplies telecommunication cable ranging from indoor cable to underground cable and aerial self-supporting cable.

Established in 1947, CAFCA is a subsidiary of CBi Electric African Cables (South Africa), which is owned by Reunert Limited (South Africa). The company was listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange on May 1, 1997.

In other leadership developments, Starafrica Corporation, the second-largest sugar manufacturer and distributor in Zimbabwe, has appointed Odiline Kava as a Non-Executive Director, effective June 1, 2024.

Kava is expected to bring over 30 years of professional experience, characterized by outstanding achievements in strategic leadership and business development. Her track record includes successful brand-building initiatives for several companies in Zimbabwe.

"The Board extends its congratulations to Ms. Odiline Kava on her appointment and wishes her success in her new role," the company said.

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