Mr. Lishala C. Situmbeko is currently the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) with responsibility over key business areas of Retail Banking, Business Banking, Treasury and Corporate & Investment Banking.
Described as a transformational leader with key accomplishments in strategy development, execution and organisational design, Lishala has, in recent years been a key player in the strategic turnaround and repositioning of the Zanaco brand.
Key successes have included a refreshed segmentation, product offering and realigned distribution including a new branch design. As CCO, Lishala also oversees the functions of Product Development, Customer Experience and Marketing & Communications.
An experienced financial sector professional of 23 years with 17 years focused on banking, he has significant frontline banking experience. He previously worked for the Ministry of Finance as a Macroeconomic Analyst from 1996 to 2002. He then joined the Bank of Zambia as a Specialist in Money Markets and Foreign Exchange Management.
From 2007, Lishala worked as Head –Treasury Sales for Barclays Bank (Z) Plc before joining Zanaco in 2010. He holds Master’s and Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics, Post Graduate Certificate in Financial Markets and Instruments, and the Financial Markets Association ACI Dealing Certificate. He is also a 2004-2005 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow in Banking and Finance and a certified Coach, Mentor and Speaker under the John Maxwell Team.
Lishala was appointed to Zanaco Football Club Board in 2018.