Management

Profiles of the shareholders of Loita Holdings Corporation who serve in the executive management of the Loita Group:

N. Justin Chinyanta, a Zambian citizen, acts as Chairman and Executive Officer of the Loita Group. He is a Barrister at Law with training from the Law Practice Institute of Zambia supported by a Bachelor's degree in law from the University of Zambia. Mr. Chinyanta is a specialist and an expert in the financial markets of eastern and southern Africa, with over twenty years of professional experience in commercial and investment banking in the region. Prior to forming Loita Holdings Corporation, he held senior positions with Citibank and HSBC Equator Bank in Africa. Mr. Chinyanta sits on various Boards of private African corporations and NGOs as well as serves on Zambian Investment and Business Advisory Committee. He is Executive Vice President for the Southern Africa Chapter of the Africa Business Roundtable and has been appointed on the Expert Roster of the United Nations Institute for the Training and Research for the Debt, Financial Management & Negotiation Programmes. Mr Chinyanta is also used as an expert resource by the Macro-economic Finance Management Institute, grouping 12 African countries and the African Export Import Bank. Justin Chinyanta was invited by Harvard University Weatherhead Center for International Affairs(WCFIA) to become a Fellow. His Fellowship commenced in September 2008, where he became a Fellow in residence. As a Harvard Fellow, Mr Chinyanta was subsequently appointed as an officer of Harvard University.

Dr. Delwin Roy, an American citizen, is the Secretary/Treasurer of Loita Holdings Corporation (Bahamas). Dr. Roy is the chief officer for corporate governance and compliance, corporate social responsibility, and legal affairs. He also contributes to the Group's strategic planning and management. Dr. Roy holds degrees from the University of California, Berkeley (BS and MBA) and Ph.D. from the Krannert School of Industrial Management, Purdue University. He has served as a Fellow, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; Senior Fellow, Wharton Applied Research Center; Research Associate, Middle East Research Institute, Un iv. of Pennsylvania; and, Visiting Professor, School of Law, Stanford University. Dr. Roy's international professional career includes positions with Cornell University, School of Business and Public Administration; U.S. Agency for International Development; The Ford Foundation; Citibank, N. A., and The Hitachi Foundation (formed by Hitachi, Ltd.) where he served 13 years as Founding President and CEO. His publications include extensive works on Middle Eastern economic policy, education and economic development, international business administration, global corporate responsibility, and public enterprise management. Dr. Roy also serves as Chairman and President, The Eric Edward Roy Fund for Education in Africa (Eric Roy was a Founder of the Loita Group), and is a board member of the Orphan Support Africa, a not-for-profit group committed to building community capacity in support of HIV/AIDS orphans in Africa. He is also a board member of the Santa Cruz County Volunteer Center.

W. G. Barry Ryan, an Australian citizen, is the Managing Director of Fintech International Ltd. Also a former Citibank manager, Mr. Ryan has over nineteen years of experience in planning, developing and implementing banking automation and telecommunications solutions in Africa. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Sydney University and a Postgraduate degree in Data Processing from the University of Technology in Sydney. As the Technology Head for Citibank until 1993, he was responsible for managing the technology requirements for the bank's twenty-two branches in eleven countries across Africa.


 

 

Yousef Bazian a Jordanian citizen, has travelled extensively working in various jurisdictions at Senior Partner level. Mr Bazian is the Chairman of Fintech International and Loita Transaction Services, the two Information Technology hubs of the group which he co-founded in 1992. Mr Bazian, an ex-Citibank manager, was educated at Yarmouk University with a degree in Marketing and Finance. Mr Bazian commenced is career in Citibank, Jordan and moved out to Africa to serve as a Vice President in the East African, Indian Ocean and Angolan region until 1992. Mr Bazian then moved to HSBC as Vice President with country Coverage, East Africa and Angola until 1994. Mr Bazian then moved to Cairo Amman Co. as Regional Manager for Palestinian Territories based out of Ramallah, West Bank until 1997 and subsequently as Senior Manager of Arthur Andersen based out of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Mr Bazian joined Loita Capital Partners International as an Executive Director and Founder from 1999 until Oct 2007, where his skills and experience were then used in the middle east first as SWF and PE Transaction Advisory Leader at Ernst and Young and then as leader of Corporate Finance and PwC board member ME Region until 2014.

Thereafter, Mr Bazian acted as Chief Executive Operations of the Aperture Group in Qatar whilst serving as a Board member of the Palestine Investment Bank as well as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr Bazian’s philanthropic experience includes Trustee positions of The Galilee Foundation which is committed to education.

Loita News

Kenswitch Rebranding 27th October 2015

Mr Justin Chinyanta's Speech as an Africa Entrepreneur

Interview at the recent ETTG Conference, Brussels, 28th October 2013

http://youtu.be/0WphPIDUL5c

UNECA invites Loita to its ad-hoc group meeting on State of Private Equity in Africa, Oct 2013

IGD's Leadership Council welcomes prominent African CEOs

HRH Commonwealth Study Conferences - Participant Mr Justin Chinyanta

Loita Management Services provides advisory and administrative services to GBOT members

Loita's work in bringing banking to underserved segments of African countries Justin Chinyanta nominated one of the CEO's of "Frontier 100"

 


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