First National Bank (FNB) Zambia Limited has appointed Ms. Kapumpe Chola as a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), making her the first female and second Zambian CEO in the bank’s history.
Ms. Kapumpe officially assumed her leadership role on 1st February 2024.
FNB Zambia, a division of the FirstRand Group, has earned recognition for its sustained franchise growth and its position as a leading provider of innovative lifestyle, business, and corporate banking solutions in the Zambian market.
Expressing her gratitude for the support received, Kapumpe acknowledged the backing of the customers who have continued to choose FNB Zambia.
She stated, “I would like to thank the Board and management of FNB Zambia for entrusting me to lead a thriving organization that has remained passionate in serving the country over the last 14 years.”
Kapumpe emphasized her commitment to maintaining and enhancing the bank’s excellence in delivering value to individuals and businesses across various sectors.
She also pledged support for employees, the communities where FNB operates, and stakeholders, in addition to contributing to efforts aimed at diversifying and growing Zambia’s economy.
With over 26 years of banking experience both within and outside the Zambian market, Kapumpe Chola brings a wealth of expertise to her new role.
Her appointment is anticipated to further elevate FNB Zambia’s performance and strengthen its role as a key player in the country’s financial landscape.