Sable Chemical Industries was incorporated in 1966. It is the sole producer of nitrogenous fertiliser in Zimbabwe. The shareholders of Sable Chemicals are:-
The company has a capacity to produce 240,000 tonnes of agricultural grade Ammonium Nitrate (AN) fertiliser per year. It has future plans to increase installed capacity while making use of modern and clean technologies to guarantee food security in the region .
Sable sells the following products:
- Ammonium Nitrate (AN)
- Copper Sulphate
- Ferros Suphate
- Magnesium Sulphate
- Calcium Nitrate
- Magnesium Nitrate
- Zinc Sulphate
The most preferred manufacturer and supplier of fertilizers and other chemical products in Africa.
To produce Fertiliser and Chemical products in a safe and healthy environment for the benefit of all stakeholders.
Safety, health and environment
Integrity and honesty
Our Management Team
Sable is managed by a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who reports to the Board. The CEO heads a team of 5 Executive Management Team (EMT) who are Heads of Divisions and the General Manager. The profiles of the Executive Managers are detailed below.
Bothwell Patrick Nyajeka
Bothwell was born in Mazowe in 1964. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession, who qualified for his articles with KPMG in 1990. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree with the University of Zimbabwe and a Masters in Business Leadership with the University of South Africa.
He held senior positions for various companies such as Anglo American Corporation, ZIMNAT Life Assurance and ZIMRE Holdings Limited. Currently, he is the Group Finance Director at TA Holdings Limited. He sits on various boards as a non executive director, such as ZIMNAT Lion, ZIMNAT Life Sable Chemicals, ZFC, ZB Financial Holdings, among others.
Steven Ndoro – General Manager Operations
Steven holds a BSc (Eng.) Hons Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Zimbabwe (1989), and an MSc in Information Systems Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK (1993). He has 26 years of engineering and management experience to senior level in mining, mineral processing and sugar industries gained in Anglo American Corporation and Zimplats.
Victor Makoni – Head of Finance and Administration (also Company Secretary)
Born in 1970, Victor holds an Honours Degree in Business Studies attained from the University of Zimbabwe. He is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Administrators and Secretaries. He has 25 years experience in the financial field. Before joining Sable he worked for Zimbabwe Grain Bag, Amtec Motors and the National Furniture Industry.
Allen Manhanga – Production Manager
Allen was born 52 years ago in Mutare. He joined Sable 14 years as Quality Chemist. He rose to the position of Quality Assurance Manager and then Technical Services Manager. He worked for Datlabs in Bulawayo. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Zimbabwe.
The Operations Manger is in charge of Production and Engineering. He is also responsible for projects. He is currently working on the coal gasification project.
Stanley Makunde – Engineering Manager
Stanley holds a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering degree from NUST. He is 49 years old. He has over 18 years experience at Sable after joining the company as a graduate learner.
The Engineering Manager is responsible for the maintenance of the various plants.
Zvishamiso Musvipa – Human Resources Manager
Zvishamiso was born 49 years ago in Mutare. He joined Sable as a Human Resources Manager in 2008. He holds an Honours degree in Business management and has over 17 years experience having worked for ZESA. He handles all staff issues from recruitment, motivation, welfare and terminations.