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Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer
Kwality Commodities Trading Limited

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Eton Capital Limited

South Africa Head
Barclays Bank of Kenya

Managing Director
Barclays Bank of Kenya

Assistant General Manager of Operation and the Deputy Managing Director
Barclays Bank of Kenya

Lecturer
UZ Events

Chief Executive Officer
African Community Centrer

Information Technology Officer
African Community Centrer

Managing Director
Barclays Bank

Chief Executive Officer
Barclays Zimbabwe

Affiliations

Founder
Eton Capital Limited

Advisory Board Member
Global Business School Network

Web References (33 Total References)


Advisory Board | The Network at GBSN | Advisory Board | Global Business School Network | Africa | Asia | South America

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Isaac George Takawira Chairman & CEO Eton Capital (Pty) Ltd.


Isaac Takawira, Chairman and ...

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Isaac Takawira, Chairman and CEO, Eton Capital Group.Prior to founding Eton Capital, Mr. Takawira was Managing Director of Barclays Bank in Zimbabwe, Kenya and South Africa


Isaac George Takawira | Advisory Board | The Network at GBSN | Global Business School Network | Africa | Asia | South America

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Isaac George Takawira Chairman & CEO Eton Capital (Pty) Ltd.

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Isaac Takawira joined the Ministry of Finance at independence in 1980 and was appointed to head the domestic and international finance department in the treasury. Mr. Takawira joined Barclays in 1983 as the General Manager's assistant and has served as the Assistant General Manager of Operation and the Deputy Managing Director of Barclays Bank of Zimbabwe before becoming Managing Director in 1991. From 2000-2002, Mr. Takawira served as Managing Director of Barclays Bank in Kenya and from 2002-2004 as Country Managing Director of Barclays Bank of South Africa. In 2004, he was appointed as Chairman and CEO of Eton Capital (Pty) Ltd South Africa.
Mr. Takawira is also a member of the International Advisory Council of INSEAD Business School in France, the World Economic Forum Task Force for Southern Africa and the NEPAD Business Group in South Africa. He has served as a Board member of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund. Mr. Takawira also farms tobacco, maize and cattle in Zimbabwe.


UK Top 100: Barclays,Standard Bank in S.Africa credit card deal

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But Barclays's South Africa head Isaac Takawira told a briefing the Barclaycard deal was not a precursor to his group entering the retail market."This is not the re-entry," he said.


Daily Nation on the Web

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Mr Adan Mohamed, 38, is succeeding Managing Director Isaac Takawira at the helm of the Sh74 billion-asset Barclays Bank.

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Mr Takawira, 58, proceeds to South Africa where he becomes country manager subject to regulatory approvals.
He was the first African CEO of the UK-based Barclays Plc in Kenya.
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Mr Takawira, formerly managing director of Barclays Bank Zimbabwe, stayed at the bank from September 29, 2000.He is a fellow of the Institute of Bankers and member of the Council of International Advisors to Insead Business School in France and also member Banking Group Advisory Board for IFC.
He said of Mr Mohamed: "He is the ideal candidate to lead the business to future highs.I am proud to hand over to a Kenyan the leading bank in Kenya".
Copyright ©2002, Nation Media Group Ltd.

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