Delegate Profile

Mr Kenneth Tafadzwa Ruredzo
Credit Manager - Southern Africa
African Export Import Bank
Zimbabwe
W : www.afreximbank.com
 
Industry / Sector
Financial Services
Personal Profile
- Carreer Banker with 25 years experience spanning from commercial banking , corporate banking and international banking . - Have worked for regional banks in Southern Africa. - Currently hold the post of Credit Manager (Southern Africa) at Afreximbank's Southern Africa Office in Harare , Zimbabwe
Company Profile
Who we are ? A pan-African multilateral trade finance institution created in 1993 under the auspices of the African Development Bank. Our Vision: To be the Trade Finance Bank for Africa. Mission Statement: To stimulate a consistent expansion, diversification and development of African trade, while operating as a first class, profit-oriented, socially responsible financial institution and a center of excellence in African trade matters. Our Strategy At Afreximbank, our shared purpose is “to stimulate a consistent expansion and diversification of African trade so as to rapidly increase Africa’s share of global trade; and in doing so, to operate as a first class, profit-oriented, socially responsible financial institution and a center of excellence in African trade matters” and our shared vision is to consolidate the Bank’s position as “The Trade Finance Bank For Africa”. Achieving our vision is dependent on our ability to successfully execute effectively our strategy around four strategic pillars, which are “Promote Intra-African Trade,” “Facilitate Industrialization and Export Development,” “Strengthen Trade Finance Leadership” and “Improve Financial Performance and Soundness”. Our success will be defined by the satisfaction of our stakeholders through increased trade finance and improved facilitation of Intra-African trade and value-added exports and improvement in our financial performance, which itself positions us better to achieve our developmental objectives. Our financial performance is enhanced through strengthened financial soundness and improved business development activities, underpinned by sound risk management practices and adequate capitalization. Through improvements in business development, we are able to leverage diverse channels to provide solutions to our clients and other stakeholders, while improvements in our internal capacities in terms of people, systems and organizational culture are the bedrocks that uphold the increased efficiency of our internal processes. As a self-governing institution, we emphasize strong governance structures as key components of enterprise risk management and promote an organizational culture based on our core values of Uncompromising Integrity, Teamwork, Trust and Respect for the Individual, Innovation, Excellence & Flexibility, a Passion for Learning and Drive, Professionalism and Responsiveness, a Commitment to Africa and Supporting African Emancipation and Empowerment.

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