The National Bank of Commerce (NBC) Managing Director Ms. Mizinga Melu was selected overall winner of the Business Woman of the Year 2013 at the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) finals, which were recently held in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The AABLA awards identify and honour exceptional leaders who are making a difference through innovation and inspiration in their industry sectors.
Ms. Melu was successfully nominated Southern Africa Business Woman of the Year 2013, and in August 2013 she was named overall Africa Business Woman of the Year, amid stiff competition from some of the most prominent figures on the African continent.
Ms. Melu was appointed to the role of Managing Director at NBC in May 2013. She worked in 6 African countries and boasts more than 20 years of experience in the Banking Industry.
Ms. Melu was recently interviewed by TanzaniaInvest.com to discuss Tanzania’s banking sector and economy and her vision and strategy for NBC: http://tanzaniainvest.com/banking-finance/interviews/871-mizinga-melu-national-bank-commerce
With 52 branches and a staff of 1,200, NBC is one of the largest banks in Tanzania. As of December 2012 the bank’s estimated asset valuation is approximately US$959.3 million and shareholders equity is approximately US$84.3 million.