Head Of Operations

Munyaradzi was appointed Head Operations in November 2020. He joined Cottco in December 2016 as an Area Manager and rose to the position of Business Unit Manager and ultimately Operations Manager in September 2019. He has more than 15 years’ experience working with smallholder farmers and at some point in his career, he supervised an…

Non-Executive Director

Dr. Ezekia Svotwa is a seasoned Agriculture expert with over 30 years’ experience in Agriculture Education, Training and Research as well as Commercial Crop production. Dr. Ezekia Svotwa started as a secondary School Agriculture Teacher (1991-2002) and was involved in Agriculture curriculum development. He joined the Ministry of Agriculture as a lecturer at Esigodini College…

Non-Executive Director

With more than ten years’ experience in the Manufacturing, Advertising, Insurance, Agriculture, and Exhibitions industries, Cynthia Tapera possesses strong adaptability traits. Moreover, while her experience has afforded her a well-rounded skill set, Cynthia Tapera is an accomplished Brand Management expert who successfully repositioned and rebranded the Zimbabwe Agricultural Show, participated in the turnaround of the…

Managing Director

Pious joined the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed Cottco Group in 2005 as Company Secretary and rose through the ranks becoming Group Company Secretary, Head of Finance before his new role of Acting Managing Director in 2016.

Head Ginning, Marketing and Business Development

Maxmore Njanji was appointed Head of Operations of The Cotton Company of Zimbabwe Limited (Cottco) in November 2015.

Head of Finance

Jacqueline began her career with Ernst & Young (now known as EY) where she completed her articles. She then joined Edgars Stores Limited as the Group Management Accountant heading and coordinating the Group’s budgeting and monthly management accounts functions. In the 2nd part of her 9year tenure with Edgars she moved to the role of…

Non Executive Director

Mrs. Magwenzi has over 29 years experience in agriculture across Africa and
Internationally, covering livestock and crop research and rural development
as well as institutional development.

Non Executive Director

Ms. Marongwe is a legal and public policy expert with extensive national and
international experience in banking and financial law and policy.

Non Executive Director

Dr. Mushunje’s experience in social development spans over 22 years. She has
an expansive wealth of experience in humanitarian and development work from
government, national, international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)
and the United Nations.

Chief Executive Officer

Pious joined the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed Cottco Group in 2005 as Company Secretary and rose through the ranks becoming Group Company Secretary, Head of Finance before his new role of Acting Managing Director in 2016.