Econet Wireless has appointed Roy Chimanikire as deputy CEO with effect from 01 April. He has been the group finance director. Chimanikire is a chartered accountant and past president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe, with over 20 years of work experience. He joined Econet in 2009 from Deloitte where he had been a partner.
Econet has also appointed Kezito Makuni as new group chief operating officer. Makuni has 29 years of telecommunications field experience and joined Econet in 1998 but briefly left in 2007. He rejoined Econet two years later as project director and was promoted to chief technology officer.