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FDH scoops global award

FDH Financial Holdings has been awarded for outstanding corporate leadership in Africa for 2015 by the UK-based Capital Finance International.

Announcing the Award in its latest issue, the prestigious magazine said the recognition was presented to the Chief Executive Officerof FDH Financial Holdings Thomson Mpinganjira.

It described Mpinganjira as a representative of the new generation of African corporate leaders.

“Drawing on his in-depth knowledge and experience in economics, accounting and finance, Thomson Mpinganjira has attained prominence in the business world bytirelessly advocating for increased transparency, good governance, and scrupulous honesty,” the magazine said.

Mpinganjira was instrumental in FDH’s recent acquisition of a 75 percent stake in the Malawi Savings Bank. By doing so, Mpinganjira set a leadership example for senior executives to follow throughout Africa, the magazine said.

Capital Finance International said Mpinganjira has special interest in the development of the small and medium enterprises as an engine for growth, having himself been inspired by his father who run an import and export small business.

Commenting on the award, Mpinganjira said that it is humbling that FDH Financial Holdings is being recognised at a global level.

“The values of transparency, good governance and honesty are so crucial in growth of our economy in general and progress of the human race. Our societies and our nations will be better for all of us to live in when we embrace these values”, said Mpinganjira.

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