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Managing Director - Benjamin Dabrah
Ben is an accomplished commercial banker with over 15 years of experience. Before his tenure at FBZ, he served as the Regional Chief Risk Officer for Africa at Standard Chartered Bank. Prior to that, he was the Managing Director of Barclays Bank of Ghana, leading the business through a turnaround from a loss making business to become the most profitable bank in Ghana within three years. He has vast experience in the areas of Risk, Credit, and Leadership. Ben holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Land Economy from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Services from the University of Manchester, UK. He also holds a Master of Science (Econ) in Public Policy from the University of Hull in the UK. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in the UK.
Executive Director, Corporate , Retail Banking and Marketing - Helen Lunda
Helen brings to the "Pride" 28 years of extensive banking and financial industry experience which will be instrumental towards the re-development of our Corporate and Retail wealth management as well as the implementation of new marketing activities in our efforts to continuously improve as a financial institution of pride.
Executive Director, Credit - Charity Shitumbanuma
Charity Shitumbanuma CIRM joined FBZ as a Trainee Officer in August 1988 and has held different positions in the Bank. She was promoted to Assistant Director and subsequently Director of Credit after having served as Senior Manager of Credit since 2005 and prior to that as Manager of Credit for Lusaka Main Branch since 1999.
Executive Director, Finance - Utembele Simwinga
Utembele Simwinga joined Finance Bank in December,2003. He has 22 years banking experience in International Banking, Treasury, Internal Audit and Finance. Before joining Finance Bank he worked for Standard Chartered Bank Zambia Limited, Meridien Biao Bank Zambia and Union Bank Zambia Ltd in several capacities.
Executive Director; Human Resource and Operations - Mutale Chilangwa Chisela
Mutale brings to the "Pride" 22 years of extensive banking experience with a specialty in Operations and Human Resource Development which will be instrumental in the evolvement of a human resource base to support the attainment of the new overall strategic business plan of FBZ.
Assistant Director - Human Resources, Training Capital Development and Facilities - Beatrice Nanyinza Mwila
Beatrice Nanyinza Mwila joined FBZ in March 2012 and brings to the "Pride" 30 years of working experience drawn from previous work experience with organization in private, financial and NGO sectors where she held various Senior Management positions.
Assistant Director - Legal & Company Secretary - Sokwani Peter Chilembo, Esq
Sokwani joined the Bank in January, 2011 as Assistant Legal Counsel. Prior to joining the Bank, he practiced Law with a firm named and styled Messrs Robert & Partners in Kitwe spearheading Litigation, creation and perfecting of Securities, Conveyancing, Corporate & Retail Recoveries (both Secured & Unsecured), Security Reviews & Review of Documents, Enforcement of Securities, General Legal Consultancy, commercial transactions representing banks, mines, companies generally (both local and foreign) and individuals. He has also worked for Corpus Legal Practitioners a pre-eminent Corporate Law Firm, Ellis & Co, and T.S. Chilembo Chambers. He also enjoys tutoring University Law students in Zambia and rendering pro-bono legal services in his spare time as a way of giving back to society.
Director, Audit − Risk Management & Compliance - Sylvia Rashida Madawaki
Sylvia has been with the Bank since 1993 and during her career, has held various Management portfolios in Branch Banking Operations mostly in Lusaka based branches. Her last appointment in Branch Banking was that of Senior Manager − Lusaka Corporate, and she later moved on a lateral basis as Senior Manager-Branch Operations. In November 2008 she was appointed as Assistant Director − Branch Operations
Director, Treasury and International Banking - Michael C Bwalya
Michael joined the Bank in 1992 from Zambia Import & Export Bank. He has held various senior management positions as Manager−Foreign Operations and Senior Manager−Treasury & International Banking Division. He holds Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (UNZA) besides having attended several training programmes both locally and internationally in Trade Finance, Credit and International Banking.
Assistant Director, Retail Banking -Dr. John Machayi (CAMS)-ACAMS®
John has been with the Bank since 1991 as a graduate trainee and during his career, has held various Management portfolios in Internal Audit, Branch Banking, Head Office Branch Operations, Risk and Compliance. He was principally Senior Manager, Risk and Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer until his appointment as Assistant Director Retail Banking. John has a diverse set of skills as well as an extensive distribution and people management expertise. He is responsible for leading the existing Retail Banking team of Branch Managers in the branch network and continuing to strategically grow the balance sheet and build on business momentum. He has exposure in managing the branch network, customer service, sales, product development and support, and projects around the distribution model and process re-engineering. He currently Chairs the Branch Opening, New Product and Tariff Committees.
John holds a BA ED from the University of Zambia, MBA from Esami and Maastricht School of Management and a DBA from Binary University. He is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist and Certified Compliance Professional.
John is a member of the Association of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS- USA/SA), Institute of Internal Auditors (USA/Zambia Chapter). He is a Sustaining Member of PRMIA (Professional Risk Managers International Association) and Compliance Institute of South Africa.
John sat on the Financial Sector Development Plan in Corporate Governance, Financial Access and Banking Working Groups for four years and is currently a member of the Technical Working Group of Financial Sector Code under Bankers Association of Zambia. John has resourced several presentations on Ethics, Money Laundering, Leadership, Internal Control, Risk Management and Compliance. He was a member of the 2012 Conference Task Force for the 2nd Annual AML/CFT and Financial Crimes Conference Africa
He has attended various in-house, local and international courses in general banking, credit, risk, compliance, internal audit, Leadership and governance.
Assistant Director, Security - Shadreck Chilumba
Shadreck joined the Bank as Head of Security in May 1998 after several years of an Investigative career both in Government and at the Zambia Revenue Authority.
Assistant Director, Marketing - Chawanda Doris Longwe
Doris has been with the Bank since 1999 and during her career, has held various Management portfolios in Reconciliation, Marketing, Audit and Branch Banking Operations as Branch Manager. Her last appointment in Branch Banking was that of Senior Manager, Ndola.
Assistant Director, Credit - Jane Karima
Jane Karima Joined FBZ in Nov 2001 as an Officer in Head Office Credit Department and Rose to Assistant Manager in 2003, Manager 2007, Senior Manager in 2008.
Assistant Director, International Banking - Grace Mwale
Grace Francisca B. Mwale brings 25 year all round banking experience. She worked for 6 years with Barclays Bank and has been with Finance Bank for the past 19 years. She has managed the following departments:- Cash, General Banking, Clearing, Branch Accounts and Reconciliation, Foreign at branch level having worked for Lusaka and Kamwala branches, and Operations, Reconciliation in Finance division, Treasury, International Banking and Trade Finance at Head office level, and has attended many courses, workshops training and forums, both local and International. She holds a BA Degree, with a Diploma in Business Management, and is currently pursuing an MBA at RKC , University of Cumbria in the UK.
Assistant Director, Corporate Banking - Bisalom Tembo
Mr. Bisalom Tembo is Assistant Director in charge of Northern Region which comprises; Copperbelt, Nort-Western, Luapula, Muchinga and Norther provinces.