Faraimose Kutadzaushe (South Africa)
Faraimose (Mose) won the SAICA Top 35-under-35 accountant award in 2016. He initially qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Zimbabwe, but immediately sat for the examinations to convert his qualification into a CA(SA) as well.
He works as an investment specialist at Investec and is an entrepreneur. He founded Supreme Brands and it is now a family run business in Zimbabwe. Mose was also accepted by Stanford Business School. He received a merit-based scholarship from investment bank Goldman Sachs, which he subsequently joined after graduating. While at Goldman he worked as a senior associate in the San Francisco office advising large multinational companies on multi-billion-dollar MA, IPO and debt transactions.
His company was identified by the largest wholesaling group in Zimbabwe, N-Richards, who admitted Supreme Brands into their selective supplier development programme as a leader in the toiletry segment in all of the groups 26 outlets.
Supreme Brands currently supplies all leading retailers in Zimbabwe and occupies more than 80% of the nationwide toilet paper shelf space in some retailers. It also manufactures the house brand of OK Zimbabwe, one of the largest retailers in Zimbabwe. The company currently employs more than 80 people and has generated revenues in excess of R70 million since inception, with the bulk of this over the past two years.