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Corporate Governance

The Board of Proplastics Limited is committed to adherence to the principles of good corporate governance in order to attain the goal of responsible corporate behaviour and full accountability to its shareholders and stakeholders.


Mr. Gregory Sebborn: Non-Executive Board Chairman

Gregory served as Managing Director of the Zimbabwe and Southern African operations of the Rennies Group of Companies. He is also a founding Director and former Group Managing Director of Zimplats Holdings Limited and Managing Director of Zimbabwe Platinum Mines. He served as a Partner at Renaissance Partners, a Russian based Investment Bank. Gregory is currently a consultant for special mining projects and developments in Africa and serves as a non-executive Director of several companies including Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe.


Mr. Kudakwashe Chigiya: Chief Executive Officer

Kudakwashe is a holder of a Diploma in Rubber & Plastics Technology and an MBA. Kudakwashe started his career at Proplastics in 1993 as a Graduate Trainee in Plastics Technology rising through the ranks of Quality Controller, Quality Assurance Manager and Technical Manager. During the period, he superintended pioneering of manufacturing projects. Kudakwashe left Proplastics for South Africa in 2003 to advance his career in Plastics Technology. Up to his appointment, he was employed at DPI Plastics as Process Engineer for Quality and Technical management functions. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company on 29 May 2015.


Mr. Herbert S.Mashanyare :Non-Executive Director

Herbert is a former mining executive and until recently was an Executive Director for Mimosa Mines in Zimbabwe. Prior to that, Herbert held several senior positions with Union Carbide and Zimasco. Herbert holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Masters of Philosophy in Process Research from the University of Zimbabwe. He also holds a Master of Science in Process Engineering Design from the University of London.



Mrs. Sandra Roberts : Non-Executive Director

Sandra is a proven Agribusiness Specialist and Project Manager with over twenty years of experience in commercial crop production, donor funded agricultural initiatives and horticultural research. Sandra holds a Master of Science Agriculture (Horticulture) (Cum Laude) and a Bachelor of Science Agriculture (Horticulture) Cum Laude, Dux student from the University of Natal, Pietermariztburg, South Africa. In addition, Sandra holds the following membership: - Crops life International, formerly Agricultural Chemical Industry Association (ACIA); Women’s University in Africa Council; African Women in Agriculture – Zimbabwean chapter of the Graca Machel Trust; Facilitator of Investment in Excellence Program with the Pacific Institute and Chair of Market Linkage Association (MLA) Zimbabwe.


Mr. Paddy Tongai Zhanda(Jnr): Non-Executive Director

Paddy holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa and completed his Articles of Clerkship with Deloitte & Touche. Paddy is a Director of a number of companies including Aurora Agricultural Ventures & Processors (Private) Limited.



Mr. Mark Mario Di Nicola (Non – Executive Director)

Mark has over 25 years’ experience with companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and is the former Chief Executive Officer of Beige Holding Limited. He is a director of several other companies in Mauritius and the SADC region including Kotso Holdings Limited and the Reinforcing Steel Contractors Group.


Mr. Paschal Changunda: Chief Finance Officer

Paschal is a qualified Chartered Accountant (Zimbabwe) and is a holder of a Masters Degree in Business Leadership (MBL) from the University of South Africa (UNISA). He served his articles with Deloitte & Touche. Paschal has previously worked for Cairns Foods where he was Finance Manager, and Rainbow Tourism Group, where he joined as Finance Manager and became Finance Director in 2004 until 2013. Prior to joining Proplastics, he was Director – Finance & Administration with ZimTrade.