The Minister of Industry & Commerce, Sekai Nzeza has appointed Busisa Moyo, the member of Mnangagwa’s advisory council as the new board chairperson for the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) effective from March 13, 2020.

Moyo takes over from Ruth Ncube whose tenure of office, came to an end last year.

Sekai Nzeza made the announcement today in a statement.

“The Minister of Industry and Commerce, Honourable Dr Sekai Nzenza (MP) with the concurrence of His Excellency, the President E.D. Mnangagwa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Busisa Moyo as the chairperson of the ZITF Company board in terms of Public Entities and Corporate Governance Act effective 13 March 2020,” reads the statement.

Mr Moyo is an accomplished business leader, industrialist, entrepreneur and nation-builder who has been recognised with various awards and accolades both within Zimbabwe and Internationally.

Currently, Moyo is the chief executive officer of United Refineries Limited, one of the giant agro-processing companies in the country based in Bulawayo, and a member of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe board.

Dr Nzenza expressed confidence that Mr Moyo’s business acumen and experience would be resourceful in re-positioning, modernising and transforming ZITF into a formidable regional and international player.