Prominent Businessman Hanson Sindowe has passed away.
Mr. Sindowe was until his death the Executive Chairman of Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC).
He had been Chairman of the CEC board since 2006, when Zam-En, a company he co-founded and was Managing Director of, obtained the majority shareholding of CEC.
At the time of his retirement from CEC in 2018, Mr Sindowe served the Company as its Non-Executive Board Chairman. Prior, he held several senior management portfolios in ZCCM including as General Manager of the ZCCM Power Division, the predecessor of CEC.
Among the notable achievements under his leadership was the listing of CEC on the Lusaka Securities Exchange in 2008, enabling many Zambians, now numbering more than 4500, to own shares in the Company. He received his Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering and Management at the University of Zambia, and a degree in Senior Management from Penn State University.
Mr. Sindowe was an ardent soccer fan and until his retirement served as the Patron of Power Dynamos Football Club.