Director General of the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB). Prior to that he was the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at the Bank of Kigali Plc, leading the digital transformation of the bank. Before that, Mr. Rugemanshuro was the first Chief Executive Officer of BK TecHouse Ltd, the Tech subsidiary of Bank of Kigali Group Plc where Read more
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.
In his current role; Ramafoko oversees and provides strategic direction to all the various international businesses that PPC has majority shares in namely; PPC Zimbabwe, CIMERWA Ltd in Rwanda, PPC Barnet in DRC and HABESHA CEMENT SHARE COMPANY in Ethiopia; both as an executive manager of the respective country cement operations and as a mentor to all the countryheads.
Mokate, an engineer by profession comes with over 23 years of experience and expertise in cement manufacturing, quality assurance and cement process optimization. He has held various positions within the PPC group as well as Holcim (now Afrisam) and across various divisions.
He has amassed extensive knowledge in overseeing and managing large, complex, multi-million dollar operations where he has been instrumental in driving business growth. Most recently, Mokate was actively involved in driving and guiding the CIMERWA and Zimbabwe businesses to realise an improvement in their processes and ultimately driving an overall cost reduction of 6%; subsequently improving their operational and business efficiencies.
Over and above his professional expertise; Mokate is passionate about business development and strategy. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a BSc (Hons) in Metallurgy.
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
He is now in private business as a real estate developer and is a Board member of Rwanda Investment Group.
Mr. Nyirimihigo is a graduate of Nairobi University and has a post graduate diploma in Banking from CNAM University of France.
Kristell is a seasoned Company Secretary with a wealth of experience spanning two decades in various industries in the listed environment, including Financial and Insurance, Construction, Commodity Trading, Manufacturing and Government.Read more
She joined Nedcor Investment Bank Limited in 2000 as a company secretarial administrator and joined Murray and Roberts Limited as an assistant company secretary in 2006. Kristell subsequently joined Robben Island Museum as Company Secretary where she was exposed to the public sector and PFMA. She was appointed as Group Company Secretary at Insimbi Refractory and Alloys Supplies in June 2010. During her tenure as Group Company Secretary at Insimibi, Kristell was integrally involved in material M&A activity undertaken by the Insimbi Group and responsible for transferring the Insimbi Group from the AltX to the main listings board of the JSE.
She implemented various new systems and process, to ensure that the companies under her oversight are being governed under an approved governance framework.
Kristell was appointed to serve as a director on the board of CIMERWA, and prior to that appointment, she served on various other boards of trustees and during that time she contributed significantly to the development of strategies and policies relating to the core business of the trusts.
Kristell, is a member of the Institute of Directors of South Africa as well as Chartered Secretary South Africa. Her passion for transferring skills has been tried and tested at the University of Cape Town where she lectured to a group of Chartered Secretaries South Africa board students.
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