Executive Management Team

Mr. Peet van der Walt

Interim Managing Director /
Chief Executive Officer

Peet van der Walt is a veteran banker who has been assisting with the business reviews and Cavmont Bank strategy since March this year.

Peet holds a B.Comm from North West University as well as an Honours degree in B.Acc and an M.Comm from the same University.

He is also a Chartered Accountant (SA) and has extensive experience in the area of banking and consulting.

He began his career as Chief Financial Officer of Merch Bank (SA) and in 1999 moved to First National Bank (SA). He has filled various roles at FNB notably as the CEO of the metropolitan branch network and from 2004 to 2008 he was personal Banking CEO.

He has widespread experience handling change management and in shaping and implementation.


Manyando Sikanda

Chief Operating Officer

Manyando Sikanda was appointed as Chief Operating Officer for Cavmont Bank Limited (CBL) in February 2019.

Manyando joined Cavmont Bank from Investrust Bank. He has over 14 years of core banking experience.

He joined Investrust Bank Plc. in 2010 as Manager in charge of Branch Operations across the business. In March, 2011, he was promoted to the role of Senior Manager in charge of both Operations and Retail Banking before his appointment to Executive Management as Director Operations.

Prior to joining Investrust Bank, he work for Citibank Zambia for 5 years in various Operational and Business roles. He has a diverse set of banking operational skills and a solid exposure in managing Back Office Operations, Branch Network, Retail Sales, Customer Service and Projects across the Bank.

He is a chartered Accountant who was among the Top 3 ACCA graduates in Zambia in June 2005. He is also a member of The Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants(ZICA), a holder of the Post Graduate Certificate in Business Analysis and Research and holds anMBA (Finance) with Heriot-Watt University, Scotland (UK).

In addition, he is a qualified Project Manager, holds a Certificate of Achievement in Credit Risk Management and has attained several Professional and Academic Awards at National level.


Mizimo Musokotwane

Chief Financial Officer

Mizimo Musokotwane joined Cavmont Bank Limited as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on the 8th of August 2018.

Mizimo has over 15 years of experience spanning audit, credit risk and finance of which 10 years has been spent in the Financial services sector having worked for Stanbic Bank and Barclays bank in Risk and Finance functions prior to joining Cavmont Bank.

Mizimo is a chartered accountant (ACCA) and a member of the Zambia Institute of chartered accountants (ZICA) and holds a Masters in Business Administration from Oxford Brookes University in the UK.


Mudenda Syamujaye

Chief Treasurer

Mudenda Syamujaye holds the position; Head Treasury & Investments at Cavmont Bank Limited. He has been with the Bank for over ten years, carrying vast experience in financial markets under his belt, and has received treasury and strategic banking training across Africa and Europe.

He has played a major role in the development of the treasury, asset and liability management function of Cavmont Bank Limited and continues to contribute greatly towards the growth of the Bank.

Mudenda is a Fellow of both the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Zambia Institute of Certified Accountants (ZICA).


Isililo Mzyece

Chief Credit Officer

Isililo Mzyece joined Cavmont Bank Limited as Chief Credit Officer on 2nd May 2018.

He has over 15 years of banking experience with most part spent in managing the end to end Credit factory, Risk Management and various roles in retail banking and operations.

Isililo is considered as a turnaround strategist with broad banking experience at two multinational national banks Barclays Bank and Stanbic Bank Zambia where he held several roles. Prior to joining CBL Isililo worked at Stanbic Bank Zambia as Head Credit-Personal Markets.

Isililo is a chartered accountant, FCCA, AZICA and has an MBA from Herriot Watt University.

He is runner and also passionate about working with other leaders to make a difference in the community through humanitarian service.


Rita Mapara Ndhlovu

Head Legal & Compliance / Company Secretary

Rita joined Cavmont Bank Limited as the Head of Legal & Compliance / Company Secretary on 1st April 2015.

She brings a wealth of experience in Corporate Governance and Commercial Law.

Prior to joining Cavmont Bank Limited she worked for United Bank for Africa (UBA) occupying the position of Head Legal and Compliance and Company Secretary. She also previously worked for Ernst and Young Chartered Accountants where she held the position of Legal Counsel / Company Secretary and Quality and Risk Manager.

Rita is a qualified lawyer with over 18 years' experience. She was admitted to the bar on 1st May 2000 and is a member of the Law Association for Zambia (LAZ).

She is a legal Practitioner licensed to appear in both the High Court and the Supreme Court for Zambia. She holds an LLB Degree from the University Of Zambia (UNZA) and a Legal Practitioner's Qualifying Certificate from the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education (ZIALE). Rita also holds a Masters in Corporate and Commercial law from the University Of Lusaka (UNILUS) as well as certificates in the Legal Practitioners and Capital Market Development and the Anti -Money Laundering (AML) and Combating Financing of Terrorism (CFT) courses.


Chilunga Chill Puta Dunham

Head Communications and Customer Service

Chilunga Chill Puta-Dunham joined Cavmont Bank Limited as Head of Communications and Customer Service (Formerly MCCS, now CCS), formally taking office from the 23rd of April 2014.

Chill has over seventeen years of experience in the communications and customer service industry. Before joining Cavmont Bank, Chill worked for 8 years with Total Management Corporation and Berlitz International, a large American service & communications firm based in South Korea, providing service and communications solutions to multinational corporations such as: IBM, P&G, PWC, Citi Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC, Samsung Networks, GE and LG. Chill has a BSc in Political Science, a BA in English from the University Of Ottawa (CAD) and a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) with a focus on Global Communications and Leadership from the University Of Phoenix (USA).

During Chill's time at the bank, the Cavmont bank brand has become recognisable and award winning.

Chill has also received a few personal accolades for her work in the bank including the Zambia Institute of Customer Management; Customer Service Strategic Leadership Award 2015, Zambia institute of Marketing; Marketing Personality of the year 2nd and 3rd runner up 2016 and 2017 respectively and ACQ Global Award for Zambia Game Changer of the year 2017.


Milimo Silenga

Head Human Resources

Milimo joined Cavmont Bank in December 2018 and has over ten years of experience in the Human Resources field.

She has worked for a number of African multinational organizations in turnarounds mergers and acquisitions including BancABC part of Atlas Mara, ZAMTEL (LAPGreen Group), Greenbelt Fertilizers and Zambian Airways.

Before joining Cavmont Bank, Milimo worked as an HR Manager and Executive in South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Zambia.

She is a qualified psychometric assessor with CPP in the USA with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from the University of Zambia and a Masters in Consulting and Coaching for Change from the University of Oxford and HEC (Paris).

Just before Joining Cavmont Bank, Milimo was the HR Director at Vodafone Zambia.


Kalimukwa Kalimukwa

Head Risk

Kalimukwa Kalimukwa joined Cavmont Bank on 11th December, 2017. Kalimukwa has a diverse Banking career that started at Indo Zambia Bank in 2006,before moving to Barclays Bank two years later where he held various roles in Business Continuity Management, Reconciliation, Internal Controls and Branch Auditing.

He also held at Zanaco as Assistant Operational Risk Manager and MTN Zambia as a Business Continuity Specialist.

Kalimukwa holds a BA in Economics from the University of Zambia as well as a Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation with the University of Zambia.

Furthermore, he has participated in various courses in Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Basel ll and Business Continuity Management.

Before joining Cavmont Bank, He worked for Investrust Bank as Senior Manager Enterprise Risk from.


Hlupekile Luhana

Head Internal Audit

Hlupekile Luhana was appointed Head Internal Audit for Cavmont Bank Limited (CBL) in July 2010.

She is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over twelve years of Senior Management experience in the auditing domain.

Prior to joining the Bank, she held the position of Senior Auditor at KPMG (ZMB). Her last appointment was Internal Auditor for BANC ABC.

Hlupekile is also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors, and a fellow of the Zambia Institute of Certified Accountants (ZICA).