The Board of Directors of CDH Investment Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Thoko Mkavea as the new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of CDH Investment Bank. His appointment is effective from 1st January 2024.
Thoko succeeds Mr Kwame Ahadzi who joined the Bank in February 2022 as the Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director and retired on 31 December 2023. The Board of Directors of CDH Investment Bank expresses its appreciation to Mr Ahadzi for his inspirational leadership in growing the human and financial capital of the bank. As Mr Ahadzi returns home to Ghana, the Board wishes him and his family good health and happiness in his well-deserved retirement.
Thoko brings a wealth of experience in banking, corporate finance and advisory, fund management and investment banking having spent over 24 years in various senior leadership roles. Thoko joined the CDH Group in 2007 as the Fund and Investments Manager. In 2012 when the Discount House was transformed into an Investment Bank, Thoko was appointed as the Chief Investment Bank Officer until October 2020 when he was appointed as Deputy CEO and Executive Director overseeing our investment banking activities, treasury, business development and operations of the bank.
Mr Mkavea is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Derby (UK) and a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree from the University of Malawi.
The Board of Directors of CDH Investment Bank wishes Mr Mkavea success and we look forward to a seamless transition and a prosperous future under his guidance.
Daniel Mwangwela, Company Secretary
CDH Investment Bank
By order of the Board
Blantyre, 19th January 2024.