Human Resources

Mr. Benson Philip Hlungupi Samudzimu

Board Chairman.

MSc Business Mgt (University College Cork, Ireland)
HND Food Science and Dairy Tech. (Harper Adams – UK)
City and Guilds Part III – Full Technological Qualification (Mechanical Engineering – Plant Maintenance – UK).
Professional membership: Institute of Directors of Zimbabwe.

Appointed as the Board Chairman of Samrec Vermiculite Zimbabwe (Private) Ltd on the 1st of November 2019. Mr. Samudzimu is also Chairman of Sinapis Investments Holdings, Simuka Asset Management and Highcom Finance Company. He is Managing Director of National Tyre Services (Listed on ZSE), and a Director of several companies, notably Connehouse Mining and Eaglebreeze Gold. Previously he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Pepsia Investments (Private) Limited and Managing Director for Dairibord Zimbabwe.

Alfred Zezekwa

Mine Manager.

Alfred holds a BSc Mining Engineering (UZ), Masters of Business Leadership (GSBL – UNISA), Graduate Dip Project Management (PMIZ), Mine Manager Certificate of competence & full three (3) Blast licence (Ministry of Mines – Zimbabwe.

He has experience in the mining industry of 13 years. Served in the following organisations; Blanket Gold Mine (Calledonia Corp), ZIMASCO – Shurugwi Division, Shabanie Mine (AA Mines), Zimbabwe Alloys Mines Limited. He is a member of the Association of Mine Managers Zimbabwe, Southern Africa Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, Project Management Institute of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers. 

Collen Chakawa

Finance Officer.

Collen holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science (BCompt-UNISA), Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Sciences (UNISA), Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Sciences (UNISA), Zimbabwe Certificate in Theory of Accounting (ZCTA)(ICAZ), Accounting Professional Training (APT). Collen is an articled Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe)

He possess a wealth of experience in corporate finance, financial reporting, taxation, corporate governance and risk management. He has vast experience in the advisory and financial services sector of 9 years. Served in the following organisations; International Audit firm, Heritage Insurance Group. He is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe

Denis Madzete

Logistics Manager

Denis is a holder of a BSc (Hons) Economics. He has vast experience of over 20 years in the various sectors of the economy. He served in the following organisations; Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe Limited, Fawcett Security, Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries, Safeguard Security services, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, Ministry of Public service, Labour & Social welfare. He did several Industrial Relations Training.

Angeline Kanguru

Accountant

Angeline is an ICSAZ Graduate who holds CIS Part D, National Diploma in Accountancy, National Certificate in Business Studies. She has vast experience of 18 years and served in the following organisations; E & R Enterprises, Sibloy (Private) Limited, Safe-T- Tyres (Private) Limited.

Enock Tapiwa Mahlabvani

Marketing Manager

Enock is a holder of Bcom (Hons) in Marketing Management and Mcom Marketing Strategy all from Midlands State University (MSU). He is a certified ZimChartered Marketer accorded by the Marketers Association of Zimbabwe (MAZ) and accredited by the following institutions: Bindura University of Science and Education (BUSE), Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT), National University of Science Technology (NUST), Midlands State University (MSU) and IMM Graduate School of Marketing. Enock is a Senior Executive Member of MAZ. He is a seasoned, energetic sales and marketing professional who has more than nine(9) years experience in the mining industry having worked for Hwange Colliery Company as Key Account Manager overseeing sales and marketing of coal, coke and its related by-products to various market segments such as thermal, general industry, food, brick, cement, agriculture and the export market. Besides having vast experience in the mining sector, Enock also worked in the opaque beer and hardware industry employed by Kwekwe Brewery Private Limited and United Builders Merchants respectively.

Taurai Samatanga

Engineering Manager

Taurai is a holder of a Msc in Strategic Management, BSc Mechanical (Production) Engineering (UZ) and a Diploma in Project Management (PMIZ). He has experience of 14 years. He served in the following organisations; Delta Beverages Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Border Timbers, Cargill Zimbabwe. He is a member of Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers and Project Management Institute of Zimbabwe.

Adolph Chikasha

Mine Geologist

Adolph holds a BSc in Geology (UZ). He has 12 years’ experience in the mining industry. He served in the following organisations; Renco Mine (RioZim), Gecko Mining (Namibia), Mbada Diamonds. He is a member of the Geology Society of Zimbabwe.

Susan Zviuya

EHSQ Officer

Susan holds a Bachelor of Environmental Science, Safety, Health and Environmental Management Degree (BUSE). She is currently pursuing an International General Certificate from UK Occupational Health and Safety Accreditation. She has 3 years of experience having worked as an intern, trainee EHSQ officer. She has worked for Koala Meats before joining Samrec. She is the current Vice Chairperson for Upper Save Subcatchment (Water Resources Management Council)