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.