Bothwell Mazarura


Job Title: CFO

Company: Kumba Iron ore


Bothwell Mazarura has been the chief financial officer of Kumba Iron Ore since 1 September 2017.

Bothwell has a B.AccSc degree from UNISA and is an accredited CA in three jurisdictions – South Africa, Zimbabwe, and England and Wales.

Prior to joining Kumba Iron Ore in 2017, Bothwell served as CFO and executive director at Wescoal Holdings since July 2016. He previously held various senior financial roles at Lonmin since 2010, including head of group finance and head of treasury. Prior to this, he held a position as a partner at Deloitte since 2002. During his tenure at Deloitte, he also spent some time working in the United Kingdom.

For his work as CFO of Kumba Iron Ore, Bothwell was nominated for both the 2019 and 2021 CFO Awards, and received the 2021 Strategy Execution Award!

2017 – Present     CFO, Kumba Iron Ore
2016 – 2017          CFO, Wescoal Holdings
2014 – 2016          Head of group finance, Lonmin
2013 – 2014          Head of treasury, Lonmin
2010 – 2013          Head of accounting and reporting, Lonmin
2002 – 2010          Audit partner, Deloitte

2013                       ACA, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
2007                       CA(SA), SAICA
1999                       CA(Z). Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe
1993 – 1996         B.AccSc, UNISA

About company: Kumba Iron Ore is a supplier of high-quality iron ore to the global steel industry.

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