Qualifications: Chartered Management Accountant (UK), MBA (IE Business School) Spain, Fellow of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants
Experience: Mutale was appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2014. Prior to this, he served as Interim CFO for subsidiary CEC Africa Investments Limited, and also as Regional Head – West Africa based in Abuja, Nigeria. He has led and been involved in a number of Mergers and Acquisitions and or corporate transactions (debt, capital markets, restructuring, acquisitions) across Sub-Saharan Africa in the last nine years. He has previously held senior positions in CEC including as Director, Corporate Finance, Manager, Corporate Finance and Business Planning Head. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the CEC Board.
In his present role, he is responsible for driving financial strategy, investment monitoring, M&A, financial operations, control, tax planning and structuring.