Qualifications: Chartered Management Accountant, MBA (IE Business School), Fellow of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants
Experience: Mutale was appointed Chief Financial Officer in August, 2014. Prior to this, he served as 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 over 10 transactions (both debt and capital markets) across Sub-Saharan Africa in the last 6 years. He has previously held senior positions in the CEC Group including as Director, Corporate Finance, Manager Corporate Finance and Business Planning Head.
In his present role, he is responsible for driving financial strategy, investment monitoring, M&A, financial operations, control, tax planning and structuring. He is a board member of most subsidiaries in the Group as well as a representative of the listed entities on the Lusaka Securities Exchange Limited. Mutale is a United Kingdom Chartered Management Accountant, Fellow of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants and holder of an MBA from IE Business School, Spain.