Management

  • Linda Masterson [FCIS] - Group Managing Director

    As Group Managing Director, Linda is the leader of the Group and reports directly to the Board of Directors. Her job is to provide leadership and to bring about the recovery and expansion of the group. She is responsible for developing the strategies that will achieve recovery / expansion and ensuring the efficient execution of those strategic objectives.

    Linda followed a financial career in manufacturing before joining Edgars as Group Financial Director in 1988. After joining the company, she spent the next twenty years alternating between various Edgars Directorships including Group Manufacturing Director, New Business Director and Group Corporate Services Director before being appointed to her present position in April 2010.

  • James Blair Galloway [CA (Z), BCompt (UNISA)] Group Finance Director

    Blair was appointed Finance Director in 2012. He is responsible for Finance, Treasury, IT, Security, Company Secretarial, Investor Relations and Audit.


    Prior to joining Edgars, Blair was an Assurance Partner, Ernst & Young, responsible for monitoring audits; having been appointed partner in 2000. He was also previously Finance Director of Falcon Gold, a gold mining company quoted on the ZSE. Blair is married with two children.

  • Vusumuzi Mpofu [ACMA, FCIS, RP Acc (Z)] Chain Director - Edgars

    Prior to his appointment as Edgars Chain Director, Vusa was Group Operations Director, and previously held the position of Group Finance Director.

    Vusa is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants [ACMA], Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators [FCIS] and a Registered Public Accountant [R. P.Acc( Zim)]. Vusa enjoys playing golf and is a Member of the Harry Allen Golf Club; he is also a member of the Catenian Association and Dominican Board of Governors.

  • Lesley Williams [BA (UZ)] - General Manager Mechandise – Edgars

    Lesley heads the Edgars Merchandise Division which oversees the procurement function for the group servicing in both the retail and manufacturing divisions. She has been with the company for 25 years, starting as a Trainee Buyer/Planner in 1986 and has worked her way up the ladder in various buying and management portfolios till she assumed her current role.

    Lesley has a BA (UZ) with academic honors majoring in Modern Languages.

  • Rumbie Dzimba Mabvurunge [MBA, BComm] - Group Marketing Manager

    Rumbie heads the Edgars Group Marketing Division and looks after the branding and advertising functions for the Group. She has over 7 years experience in Brand Management in the FMCG and Financial services sector and joined the Group in April 2013 coming from Delta Beverages. Rumbie holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Eastern and Southern Management Institute of Africa and a B.Comm in Marketing Management from the Midlands State University.

  • Zebhediah Vella [BA. Accountancy & Economics] Director - Corporate Services

     

    Zeb is the former Carousel Managing Director, a position he held since 2012 carrying through from his prior position as Group Operations.

    Zeb joined Edgars in 1989 as an Accountant, and rose to become Managing Director, Express Chain; Group Operations Director, then Manufacturing Director and back to Group Operations. He was appointed to the Board in 1999.

    Zeb holds a BA Hons Accountancy and Economics, University of Stirling, Scotland. He served his articles with then Coopers & Lybrand in their London Office from 1981 to 1984. Since joining Edgars, he has attended management courses at Wits University, Executive Development Programme.

  • Mbuso Ndlovu - IT Executive

    Mbuso Ndlovu is the Group IT Executive. He has over 20 years’ experience in the IT and business systems profession and has worked in several companies in Zimbabwe. Mbuso joined Edgars in October 2011. He holds a BSc from the University of Zimbabwe and an MBA from the National University of Science and Technology.

  • Bright Ndlovu [MBL (UNISA), CA (Z), ACMA (UK)] - Group Credit Executive

    Bright is responsible for driving credit & financial services strategy for Edgars Stores Limited. A Chartered Accountant by profession, Bright Ndlovu holds several degrees in the field of finance. He is also an Associate Chartered Management Accountant and a holder of a Master of Business Leadership from UNISA. Bright Ndlovu has over 15 years of experience in finance services field. He worked for several companies in Zimbabwe as well as Barclays Bank PLC in the United Kingdom.

  • Tjeludo Ndlovu - Chain Director – Jet

    Tjeludo is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a passion for fashion. After just under 9 years at Ernst & Young, she left to join Edgars Stores Limited as Group Financial Accountant in November 2012, a position she held up to June 2016. She was then promoted to head up the Jet Chain as the youngest member of the Edgars Group’s Executive Committee, a position she still holds today.

  • Victor Nkomo [BL, LLB,MBA - NUST] - Group Human Resources Executive

    Victor joined Edgars in 2014. Prior to his move to Edgars, Victor was Olivine Industries Group Human Resources Director and prior to that Ingwebu Breweries Human Resources and Corporate Affairs Manager. He started his career as a magistrate.

    He is a member of the Law Society of Zimbabwe and a past member of the Labour Committee of the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) ); Past Chairman of the Labour Committee at EMCOZ; and Past President of the Institute of People Management of Zimbabwe.