by King Syacika
The President and Council of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) are happy to announce the appointment of Mr. Bonna Kashinga, as Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Executive Officer Designate of ZICA, effective 1 November 2018. Mr. Kashinga takes over from Mr. Hapenga M. Kabeta, the long serving Chief Executive Officer on 1st January 2019.
The ZICA President, Mr. Jason Kazilimani Jr said that “he was happy that Mr. Bonna Kashinga is taking over the reins of the Institute at a time of consistent growth of the Institute. I find Mr. Kashinga to be a dynamic professional who is an “out of the box” finance professional with over 17 years of work experience”. “He brings to the Institute value added experience earned from the Public Practice, the Banking Sector and Real Estate business having worked for Deloitte, Bank of Zambia, Stanbic Bank Zambia Limited and Quantum Home Loans Limited, a subsidiary of FQM, in senior management roles. Prior to this appointment, he was a Partner, Director and Company Secretary at Urban Africa Real Estate Group Limited”.
Bonna Kashinga is a holder of the Master in Public Administration degree from Harvard University and an Edward S. Mason Fellow in Public Policy & Management from Harvard University. He also holds a Master of Science in Development Finance from The University of Manchester, a Bachelors (Honours) degree in Accounting & Finance and a Diploma in Professional Accounting both from Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland.
Mr. Kazilimani said that the Institute wished Mr. Bonna Kashinga success in his new role.
Mr. Kazilimani noted and said that as the Institute changes hands in the C-Suite, “I wish to commend Mr. Kabeta for his tour of duty at the Institute. He managed to raise the profile of the Institute to what it is now. Mr. Kabeta served ZICA with distinction for about 10 years. I, on behalf of the members of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants wish to express our great appreciation to Mr. Kabeta for his contribution to the accountancy profession and we wish him well in his future endeavors”.
Mr. Kazilimani Jr. appealed to all ZICA members to give maximum support and cooperation to the incoming Chief Executive Officer.
Office of the Chief Executive Officer, Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants Accountants Park, Thabo Mbeki Road Lusaka Zambia
May 24, 2020