Botswana's Letshego Holdings appoints South African Gwen Muteiwa as group CFO


Gwen adds to a new executive team that is intended to create a future-ready organisation.

JSE-listed Letshego Holdings, which is based in Botswana, has appointed South African Gwen Muteiwa as its new group CFO. 

Gwen has over 20 years of experience in banking. She joins Letshego from ABC Holdings, where she spent 12 years serving as group CFO, CFO for Zimbabwe and group head of finance transformation respectively. Prior to this, she spent several years in the Zimbabwe banking sector, including three years as MD for a local merchant bank. 

Gwen completed her B.Comm accounting degree at Rhodes University. She holds a certificate of the theory in accounting (CTA) and honours in accounting science, both from the University of South Africa. She is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Zimbabwe (ICAZ) and the Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA). 

Letshego has also appointed Aupa Monyatsi as COO and Bella Dihutso at group head of credit risk. 

About the appointment, Letshego group CEO Andrew Okai, who was appointed in March this year, said: 

“We are delighted to have secured a differentiated set of expertise to bolster our executive leadership team, and welcome Gwen, Aupa and Bella to Letshego’s top team. I look forward to our expanded leadership team achieving a marked contribution to our future strategy, directly influencing our value proposition and the enhanced experience we can create for our customers. I am confident we have the ingredients to create a future-ready organisation, cementing the Letshego brand as a world-class retail financial services organisation.”

Read more: Letshego Holdings appoints former Standard Chartered Bank global COO Andrew Okai as group CEO 

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