Since 2013, he has been serving as the Director General of Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB). He however; spent most of his career at the Central Bank of Rwanda.Read more
Since 2011, she’s been the CFO of PPC Ltd. Tryphosa has also been the C.E.O of WIP capital a subsidiary of WIPHOLD, CFO of South African Airways and she’s worked with the National TreasuryRead more
Mr. NYIRIMIHIGO is a career banker with over 30 years experience in project financing. He previously worked with the Central Bank of Burundi and later was Director General of Rwanda Development Bank and Director General of the African Guarantee Fund in Niger.Read more
A career that started 17 years ago in 1999 as a Development Chemist with PPC Cement in South Africa has seen Bheki rise through the ranks of PPC to become the CEORead more
Mr. Rugeri Nkusi Christian a board member holds a master degree in business law. He serves as Treasury Counsel in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning.Read more
Njombo Lekula is PPC’s Managing Director of RSA Cement. He is a Group Executive member in the organisation and a member of the board of directors in the various international businessesRead more
Previously the MD of PPC’s International Operations across the continent, Njombo has over 27 years of cement manufacturing expertise and executive management experience within the building and construction industry.
His current role sees him overseeing and providing strategic guidance and direction to PPC’s cement operations in South Africa, as well as in Botswana (operations and commercial). His main focus is to optimise and enhance operational output, whilst delivering business growth and profitability. This will include capacity expansion and optimisation, exploiting strategic synergies and a exploring various alternative fuel and energy projects in the region.
Before taking on the role of MD: RSA Cement in 2017, Njombo held a number of leadership roles within PPC across various divisions. He thrives in changing environments, striving to build operations sustainably for the future – and leaving his signature on numerous PPC legacy projects. When he was General Manager of PPC’s Johannesburg operations for example, the team increased operational output and successfully re-commissioned a second production line that was previously mothballed in anticipation of increased demand.
PPC Zimbabwe also saw a positive turnaround after his appointment as Managing Director in 2013. Under Njombo’s leadership, the company increased its EBITDA by 45,6% and volumes by 19%. This was achieved by optimising and streamlining the operations; driving down costs and upskilling the local team.
Njombo has extensive expertise in the management of multi-million dollar projects, including that of the construction of PPC’s $82 million dollar factory in Harare, Zimbabwe. He has also been instrumental in providing leadership and direction on the operational readiness of other projects leading up to the completion and commissioning of the Group’s integrated cement plants in DRC and Ethiopia.
Njombo has a real passion for business leadership and enjoys mentoring and coaching upcoming business leaders – motivating them to make meaningful contributions and drive positive change through their actions. A source of inspiration for many at PPC and other business people, he always challenges people to strive for perfection and excellence because he believes that in business, there is no room for mediocrity.
An engineer by profession, Njombo studied chemical engineering. He has a Master’s degree in business administration (University of Stellenbosch Business School).
Mokate Ramafoko is the Managing Director of the International Division at PPC Ltd. He assumed this role in August 2017 after his tenure as Executive Director of the International Division since March 2016.Read more