Africa: Dr. Elijah Chingosho to retire as AFRAA Secretary General & CEO in 2017

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has announced that its Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Elijah Chingosho, will retire in 2017 after
serving seven years in the role.

“Eng. Elijah Chingosho has been an effective leader of AFRAA, who has achieved a lot as its
The association, said it is regrettable that he will be leaving the Association, but added that it respect his decision to leave AFRAA after 16 years, firstly as Director Technical and Training and in the past six years as its Secretary General and CEO.

Chairman of AFRAA executive committee, Mbuvi Ngunze said the body’s Executive Committee through its Governance, Nominations and HR Committee will embark on a search for his successor, adding that in the meantime, the committee will continue to guide and support Elijah and his team in their mission to deliver a safe, efficient and sustainable African airline industry.

“Eng. Elijah Chingosho has been an effective leader of AFRAA, who has achieved a lot as its” Mbuvi said.

“After 16 years in AFRAA of which 7 years were at SG and CEO, I believe it is time for me to retire and leave the organisation. It has been a great privilege and honour to lead AFRAA, and I am proud of what the AFRAA team has achieved during my term of office. I would like to thank the Executive Committee for their support and guidance and the AFRAA membership fraternity. I am fully committed to lead AFRAA until my successor is appointed”, said Dr. Elijah Chingosho.

Before joining AFRAA, Dr. Elijah Chingosho was the General Manager Engineering of Air Zimbabwe.

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