27 May 2013

Today, the National Bank of Commerce (NBC) management formally welcomed their New Managing Director, Mizinga Melu. She was formerly with Standard Chartered Zambia, where she served six years as the Managing Director of the bank.

Melu is a seasoned banker with vast industry experience, having previously served in several other senior roles at Standard Chartered. The roles included Global Head of Development Organisations in the United Kingdom where she was responsible for strategy development and implementation; as well as Africa Regional Head of Financial Institutions in Kenya and South Africa where she led formulation of Standard Chartered’s FI business strategy in Africa.

Not new to Tanzania, Melu has served as Head of Treasury at Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania between 2000 and 2003. Prior to that role, she acted as Head of Treasury in Uganda and Zambia in 1998 and 1999, respectively.

In addition to holding an MBA from Henley Management College (UK) and being an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (A.C.I.B), Melu holds numerous other banking qualifications.

Melu will be taking over from Interim Managing Director Pius Tibazarwa, who is also Head of Treasury at NBC. Tibazarwa has been upholding the Managing Director’s office, since the beginning of the year.