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Q&A with Zainab Msimbe, incoming CEO of PwC Tanzania

Zainab, the incoming country senior partner effective 1 July 2024, currently serves as the country operations partner, overseeing the firm's financial affairs and spearheading the Learning and Methodology Practice. She spoke to CFO East Africa about the firm's role in assisting CFOs meet their objectives and their support of the community as principal partner.

CFO East Africa survey ranks investor demands as top ESG influencer

Close to half of CFOs in East Africa stated that demands from investors is the main trend influencing their organisations’ approach to ESG. This statistic is just one of several interesting findings from the CFO East Africa ESG survey, which involved 120 CFOs representing leading companies in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

CEO Nancy Muhoya is going the extra mile to back CFOs in East Africa

For Nancy Muhoya cluster leader of EY East Africa and the country managing partner for EY Kenya, success stems from the ability to handle anything that comes her way. Her own experience in a leadership role has taught her that success comes from seeking continuous improvement because comfort at any stage leads to stagnation.

Looking at AI adoption and the tech landscape in East Africa

Urvi Patel, Risk Advisory Service Line Leader and the Technology, Media & Telecommunications industry leader at Deloitte East Africa, shares her views on AI adoption and the technology landscape in the region, ahead of her panel participation at the 2024 CFO East Africa Summit - Man vs Machine.

CFO Catherine Mwololo explains the power of GenAI

The incorporation of GenAI offers accounting professionals the ability to drive innovation, improve procedures, and provide greater value to clients while carefully considering the ethical issues, writes Westcon-Comstor CFO Catherine Mwololo.

FD William Olotu focuses on training both mind and body

In the realm of finance, where numbers often hold the key to success, William Olotu, finance director at Abercrombie & Kent in Tanzania, has not only mastered the intricacies of balance sheets but has also found an unexpected passion in the discipline of karate.

The many reasons that CFO Rachael Gitonga runs

A passion for running led Rachael Gitonga, CFO at ZEP Re, to establish Miles4shillings, which raised over $10,000 for the Faraja Cancer Support Fund. In this CFO East Africa exclusive insight, Rachael explains the power of passion.

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