Jerry Ndlovu, the current director of Zimbabwe’s Airports and Business Development at the Civil Aviation Authority, has been appointed general manager of Zimbabwe Minerals and Development Corporation (ZMDC), The Standard reported.
Ndlovu will begin his new role later in January, filling a post left vacant when ZMDC dismissed its former general manager, Dominic Mubayiwa, following allegations of fraud.
Ndlovu is an engineer with 28 years of aviation experience and has 15 years of experience at an executive management level. He is a board member of the Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) as well as a member of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers.
The ZMDC holds seven projects in the Marange region. The state-owned company also owns Marange Resources and holds a 50 percent stake in Mbada Diamonds, a 50 percent stake in Anjin Investments and a 50 percent stake in Diamond Mining Corporation. Both MMCZ and ZMDC are under U.S. sanctions.