The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has appointed Matongo Matamwandi as its new Director of Investments effective 8th August, 2016.
Director General Patrick Chisanga says Mr Matamwandi is a highly qualified and experienced marketer who has served in various portfolios in the private and public sectors.
Mr. Chisanga expresses confidence that Matamwandi will add value to the performance of ZDA in his key role as Director Investments.
Mr. Matamwandi has more than 15 years senior management experience spanning across sales, marketing, business development and corporate strategy in beer, sugar, tourism, training and education services industries.
Until recently, Mr Matamwandi worked for Zambia Sugar PLC, a subsidiary of the Illovo Sugar Group where he held several roles, which included Head Sales, Head Business Development, Marketing Manager and Regional Manager.
His leadership roles extend to serving on a number of Boards and he has had the privilege to serve as President of the Zambia Institute of Marketing, Chairman of ZAMCOM Board of Trustee, Chairman of Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia, Chairman of the Marketing Committee of the Board of Zambia Tourism Board and Chairman of the Special Olympics Board.
Mr. Matamwandi holds a Master of Science Degree in Marketing from University of South Wales, an MBA from Swiss eLearning Institute, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Development Studies from the University of Zambia and a Post graduate Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
He also holds Post Graduate qualifications in Sales Management, Leadership, Corporate Management and Diplomacy and International Relations.