The Board of Directors of CBZ Holdings Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Holtzman as Chairman of CBZ Holdings Limited Board with effect from 1 September 2019.

Mr Holtzman is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank of Kigali, the largest financial institution in Rwanda. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 2009.

Previously, Mr. Holtzman was Chairman of Meridian Capital HK, a private equity firm with investments in natural resources, real estate, food, agriculture and transportation. Prior to joining Meridian, Mr. Holtzman served as Vice Chairman of Barclays Capital and as Vice Chairman of ABN Amro Bank. Previously, as co-founder and President of MeesPierson EurAmerica (a firm which was acquired by ABN Amro) and as a Senior Advisor to Salomon Brothers.

Mr. Holtzman also currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of TeleTech, the world’s leading provider of analytics-driven technology-enabled services and FAT Brands (NASDAQ:FAT), a global franchisor of leading restaurant brands.

From 2012 to 2015, Mr. Holtzman served on the Board of Directors of FT! Consulting, Inc. a global financial and strategic consulting firm, and Sistema, Russia’s largest private company listed on the London Stock Exchange. In addition, Mr. Holtzman served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the United States Space Foundation from 2004 to 2010. From 2003 through 2005, Mr. Holtzman was President of the University of Denver where he was responsible for the development of the Rocky Mountain Center for Homeland Security.

Previously, Mr. Holtzman served in the Cabinet of Governor Bill Owens as Colorado’s first Secretary of Technology. In addition, Mr. Holtzman was Chairman of Colorado’s Information Management Commission and Co-Chairman of the Governor’s Commission on Science and Technology. He helped guide Colorado’s economic transformation into a fully diversified technology hub.

Mr. Holtzman is passionate about his work with the Point Foundation a UK based charity and is a longtime supporter and former Trustee of the Colorado Animal Rescue Shelter. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Lehigh University.

The Board, Management and staff at CBZ Holdings Limited congratulate Mr. Holtzman on his appointment and wish him well in his new role.


Rumbidzayi Angeline Jakanani
Group Legal Corporate Secretary


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30 August 2019