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William Mzimba

Chief Executive of Accenture South Africa and Chairman of Accenture Sub-Saharan Africa

William Mzimba is the Chief Executive of Accenture South Africa and Chairman of Accenture Sub-Saharan Africa. He joined Accenture in 2000 and was appointed Chief Executive in September 2006, bringing with him invaluable experience in various industries including government, utilities, manufacturing, information technology and telecommunications.

He serves on the global Accenture Corporate Citizenship Council, and is Non-Executive Chairman of Foodbank South Africa. He also sits on the Business Unity South Africa Board of Trustees.

William’s broad understanding of the Africa business landscape has enabled him to lead Accenture’s business in the continent and driving the company’s market entry strategy. He is increasingly recognised as one of the continent’s preeminent business and thought leader. He has provided commentary on Africa’s market opportunities in global media platforms including CNN and CNBC Africa.

William holds an MBA, BA (Honours) in Business Studies, Management Advancement Programme (MAP), and a Diploma in Datametrics. He has a passion for education and what it can do as an enabler for development, specifically in the South African context.
Latest Posts | By William Mzimba
Posted on January 13th, 2017

Digital Disruption – Are South Africa’s Banks Looking In The Right Direction?

Over the next three years, banking will be the number one industry most impacted by digital...
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Digital Disruption – Are South Africa’s Banks Looking In The Right Direction?
Posted on January 3rd, 2017

Today’s digital innovations set to enable the home of tomorrow

Smart home devices are fast becoming the next must-have technology for smartphone users looking...
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Today’s digital innovations set to enable the home of tomorrow
Posted on December 27th, 2016

South African short-term insurance sector slow to embrace digital

The reluctance of South Africa’s short-term insurance providers to adopt digital innovation...
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South African short-term insurance sector slow to embrace digital