The Group has a strong management team in place. The Group Chief Executive is Brian Makwabarara. He is credited with co-founding Hammer and Tongues Auctioneers and steering it to being arguably the biggest auction house in the country. His entrepreneurial ability has seen him grow the group to one of seven companies with high potential for growth in strategically well positioned industries.
Brian Makwabarara (CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER)
Brian Makwabarara is the Chief Executive Officer and founding director of Hammer and Tongues Africa Holdings (Private) Limited and has grown the company to a group of eight profitable companies in gaming, real estate, vehicle sales and micro finance.
Ralph Kapenzi (CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER)
Ralph has over 30 years working experience. He has worked in senior finance positions in both the private sector and quasi governmental organisations. He has also worked as a business consultant with one of the leading accounting firms in the country. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance and an MBA.
David Chifamba (SENIOR EXECUTIVE)
David Chifamba is the Senior Executive and has over 15 years experience. He has held managerial positions in a range of companies including Truworths Ltd, Munn Marketing and Innscor Retail Fast Foods. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Accounting from the University of Cape Town. He has worked in Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Africa.
Newman Museve (FINANCE & ADMIN EXECUTIVE)
Newman is a holder of Bachelor of Accountancy Honours degree from the University of Zimbabwe and an MBA from the same institution. He is also a chartered accountant of the ACCA discipline. Newman has worked in a number of finance portfolios since he began his accounting and Finance career in 2004. He was the Management Accountant at the Grain Marketing Board for three years. He le this position in 2007 to join Development Aid from People to People Namibia as Finance and Administration Manager, a position he held until he le to join Hammer and Tongues.
Brian Timire (HEAD OF OPERATIONS)
Brian Timire is the head of operations and has extensive experience in the operations field and has been instrumental in transforming the Hammer & Tongues operations to the next level. He also has more than 10 years experience in Retail Management and these were with Starafrica.
Christine Dunbar (GROUP TREASURER)
Christine is the treasury accountant and has 36 years working experience. She worked for Hirite Electrical as a Financial Director from 1971 to 2001. She also worked for Sable Motor Club, Warren Hills Golf Club and Derby and Company. In 2001 she joined Hammer and Tongues as an Accountant, a position she still holds up to date.