By ZBC Reporter
The Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development, Honourable Felix Mhona has announced the appointment of Dr Chipo Mtasa as chairperson of Air Zimbabwe with effect from 6th February 2023.
In a statement, Minister Mhona said President Emmerson Mnangagwa approved the appointment, which is in terms of Section 11 (9) of the Public Entities Corporate Governance Act [Chapter 10:31] and Article 69 of the Air Zimbabwe Articles of Incorporation.
“Her appointment is with effect from 06 February 2023. She will be deputised by Mr. Edmund Murambiwa Makona, an aviation expert who has worked in the aviation industry for more than two decades,” he said.
Dr Mtasa is a top-level Executive with more than two decades of experience in devising and executing strategies and leading team efforts that have produced significant business turnaround in telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, tourism, hospitality management and many other sectors.
She is an accomplished Chartered Accountant who holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from the University of Zimbabwe and several other postgraduate qualifications and certifications.
“I wish Dr Mtasa and her Board, great success as they lead Air Zimbabwe’s recovery process, through the implementation of the Air Zimbabwe 6-year Strategic Turnaround Plan, with the view to developing a dependable airline, with a robust hub and spoke network; with Harare and Victoria Falls as the main and tourist hubs respectively,” the minister added.