Michael is currently the Chief Executive Officer/Owner of Interfruit (Private) Limited in Zimbabwe as well as the CEO of Utopia Fresh Exporters (Private) Limited. Michael is the founding member of Utopia Power Company Limited and is currently establishing a 15-megawatt solar energy project in Zimbabwe. Michael holds a BSc in Agric Economics and a MBA, majoring in Finance and Marketing.
Michael joined the Coca-Cola Company of Southern Africa in 1995 with responsibility for marketing in the region and in 2002 he was appointed as the Managing Director of Schweppes Zimbabwe. In 2004, Michael became Chief Executive of Tedco Limited, a furniture company listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange. Later that year he bought into Interfoods, a fruit and canning business.
Michael is the Non-Executive Director of Imara Asset Management and Imara Capital Zimbabwe (Private) Limited, the Imara Africa Series Limited and the African Opportunities Fund. He has recently been appointed to the Board of Bain & Company, a large equipment and agricultural implements manufacturer and distributor. He is also a member of the Seed Co Limited Audit & Risk Committee as well as the Remuneration Committee. He is also the Non-Executive Chairman of Seed Co Zimbabwe.