About Unifreight Africa

Unifreight Africa Limited is a listed corporation on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange. The companies within the Group can boast over 100 years combined experience in the local and regional transport industry, covering most areas of the transport sector, ranging from Courier services to Abnormal Loads. Unifreight is also the only logistics company in Zimbabwe that can boast a truly nationwide network, guaranteeing delivery and service anywhere within 48 hours.


Peter John Annesley - Chairman - Non-Executive Director

Peter John Annesley has over 20 years experience in financial services as well as business advisory services. Peter has held positions in executive capacity. He holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Cape Town School of Business. Peter has participated in corporate and investment banking, creation of financial instruments and capital raising initiatives, property development and infrastructure funding. He is a citizen of and resides in Zimbabwe.

Rob Kuipers - Group Chief Executive Officer

Robert Edward Kuipers was born in Zimbabwe and educated at Falcon College. He attended the University of Pietermaritzburg, reading for a Bachelor of Commerce Degree. After some overseas travel, he went on to do Honours in Accounting, and articles with KPMG. He passed the ICAZ Board Exams on his first attempt. Rob, then worked as the Finance Manager for a large agro-business, Butler Farms. He then joined Pioneer Transport. As the Finance Director he took the Company through the reverse listing process from Pioneer Transport (Private) Limited into the ZSE listed Clan Holdings Limited. He then left to run his own companies in the Southern African Region. Rob returned to Zimbabwe in 2010 and joined Swift Transport as the Managing Director. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2014 and Chief Executive Officer in November 2015.

David Hlatywayo - Non-Executive Director

David Hlatywayo has amassed invaluable experience in the corporate field. David started his professional career in 1974 when he joined Chibuku Breweries as a Clerk. He rose through the ranks to Regional Accountant and left in 1980 . He joined Leer Packaging Limited as a Financial Accountant until 1983 when he left to join the Unifreight Group. He held the position of Group Financial Accountant until 1984 when he was promoted to Group Financial Controller and Company Secretary. He was then promoted to Finance Director in 1988 and Group Chief Executive Officer in 2008. David retired in 2012, wherein he started his own company in steel trading and fabrication. David holds various qualifications including a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He is a business consultant with special emphasis in the hospitality, dairy, transport and agriculture and construction industries, financial models and systems procedures. He is a citizen of and resides in Zimbabwe.

Christopher Dimitri Amira - Non-Executive Director

Chris Amira was born in Zimbabwe, attended Prince Edward School and obtained an Honours degree in Agriculture from the University of Zimbabwe. He has had over 30 years’ experience with leading business in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania and Mozambique. Currently, Chris is self-employed and sits on a number of Company boards within Zimbawe and the region. He is a citizen of and resident of Zimbabwe.

Belmont Njabulo Ndebele - Non-Executive Director

Belmont has over twenty years of banking and financial services sector experience fifteen of which have been held in an executive capacity. He holds a Masters of Science and a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Economics from the University of Zimbabwe. He also holds various qualifications in Leadership, Strategy, Corporate Governance, Treasury, Trade and Structured Finance. Belmont also sits on the boards of various listed and non-listed entities in Zimbabwe. He also serves on the Advisory board of a world renowned university based in India.

Sarah Leigh Rudland - Non-Executive Director

Sarah is a Zimbabwean citizen who studied culinary arts, marketing and project management in Cape Town. She then joined Scania Southern Africa and worked in all the departments covering production, marketing, sales and accounting thus amassed greater knowledge of transport and logistics services. Sarah is a successful restaurant owner in Harare with a firm foundation in the transport industry.