Shepherd Shonhiwa appointed as non-executive director of Lafarge Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe: Lafarge Zimbabwe has appointed Shepherd Shonhiwa as a non-executive director. The appointment took effect from 1 January 2022.

Shonhiwa has chaired the boards of companies based in South Africa including Sunday Times Newspapers, Times Media Eastern Cape Newspapers, Dispatch Media and the Institute of Directors South Africa. Over the past 30 years, he held the positions of chief operating officer at Times Media, chief executive officer of Tepco Petroleum, managing director of Shell LPG Southern Africa, managing director of Egoli Gas, general manager of Ford Swaziland and director of TA Management Services (Zimbabwe). He also runs a consultancy in executive leadership coaching, corporate governance, board effectiveness and strategy advisory. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors South Africa and the Institute of Personnel Management of Zimbabwe.

The subsidiary of Holcim also announced the retirement of David Leslie Cruttenden with effect from 31 December 2021. Cruttenden had served on the board of Lafarge Zimbabwe since 2006 and was the chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee at the time of his resignation.

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