The Industrial Development Corporation -IDC – has appointed the new ZCCM-IH Board Chairperson DOLIKA BANDA, the first female to head ZCCM-IH.
Ms. BANDA has extensive and deep experience in development finance. Ms Banda is an independent Non-executive Director at Harith Infrastructure Investment and a Global Ambassador for The Global Steering Group for Impact Investment.
She is the former CEO of African Risk Capacity Insurance Ltd and has held Non-Executive Director positions at Ecobank Transnational and the UK Department for International Development’s Financial Sector Deepening Africa programme.
She has over 25 years’ experience in international finance and banking and has worked across the world in Africa, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean and the US. A former Director at the IFC, and a former Regional Director for Africa at CDC Group, Dolika’s involvement in development finance followed a successful career in banking. She has held senior positions at Barclays Bank Zambia in corporate and merchant banking and at Citibank Zambia in financial control, credit, treasury and international relationships. Dolika holds a Master’s in International Business from Schiller University and was recognised in 2012 with a prize for vision and courage by Africa Femmes Performantes (Africa’s Performing Women) in Washington, DC.
Others appointed to the Board are GREFORY KABWE who serves as Director – Investment and Debt Management (IDM) under the Ministry of Finance and National Planning, MOSES NYIRENDA is Director – Human Resource and Administration at the Ministry of Mines and
Minerals Development, and Bishop JOHN MAMBO a multi-lingual, dynamic leader within Zambia and beyond.
This is according to a statement issued by ZCCM Investments Holdings PLC Company Secretary CHABBY CHABALA.