The Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sylvester Mudzibairi Mashamba as Company Managing Director with immediate effect.
Dr Mashamba, 53, holds a PhD and Master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne – UK and a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Zambia.
Dr Mashamba has a long career in academia and public sector spanning over 23 years. He also served as Chief Executive Officer for the National Construction Council for 13 years. He has lectured at the Copperbelt University rising to the position of Dean of School of Built Environment.
Announcing Dr Mashamba’s appointment, LWSC Board Chairperson Dr. Dennis Mwanza said he was pleased to announce Dr. Mashamba’s appointment after a rigorous and extensive search.
“After a rigorous and extensive search, I am very pleased to be able to announce Dr Mashamba’s appointment. He has distinguished experience in the management of public organizations and is a real leader in the field of development. I am convinced that with Dr Mashamba’s wide experience, leadership and management, LWSC will become the company of choice for water and sanitation service delivery,” Dr. Mwanza said.
And Dr Mashamba thanked the board for the confidence shown in him by appointing him Managing Director for the water utility company.
“I wish to thank the Board for showing confidence in me. The expectations from the board, customers and the shareholders are very clear and therefore, LWSC has no time to waste, we should all strive to make a difference in the lives of our customers, “he said.
The Zambia Water Sanitation Engineering and Allied Workers Union Branch has welcomed the appointment of Dr. Mashamba.
Branch Chairperson, Moses Mwale welcomed Dr. Mashamba’s appointment and pledged the union’s support.