When the ZCCM IH board meets with investors later this month, they will be unveiling a new Director on their board.
“Pursuant to section 3.59 of the LuSE Listing Requirements, the Board of Directors of ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc (the “Board”) wishes to announce the appointment of Mr Michael Chibonga as a Director on the Board of Directors of the company with effect from 7 June 2021. Mr Chibonga is a Director at the Mining Cadastre Department at the Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development (“MoMMD”)”, read a statement published on SENS issued by Company Secretary Chabby Chabala on 21 June 2021.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Mineral Sciences-Mining Engineering from the University of Zambia and a Masters of Engineering Science-Project Management from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
His experience in the mining sector was the attractive preposition of having him join an already illustrious board that is currently led by Eric Silwamba. “Mr Chibonga has vast experience at senior level management. Prior to his appointment as Director at the Mining Cadastre Department, Mr Chibonga held the position of Head-Mining Cadastre Unit from 2013 to 2018”.
ZCCM IH’s Board will also be seeking to tap into Michael’s vast knowledge of the Zambian mining sector because of their bold ambitions of dominating the mining sector in country. “He has worked at the Ministry in various portfolios, amongst others, Mining Engineer and Senior Mining Engineer. He has also worked at Konkola Copper Mines PLC between 2003 and 2005 when he was on secondment from MoMMD”.