Ruth is a versatile new generation transformational leader with a distinct track record in implementing winning strategies and delivering value that surpasses stakeholder expectations.
She has over 20 years leadership experience spanning across various economic sectors notably retail, hospitality, banking and insurance.
Ruth is the Managing Director for First Mutual Life Assurance Company (Private) Limited, the second largest insurance entity in Zimbabwe.
Ruth has achieved remarkable success, driving sustainable business growth in an increasingly competitive and saturated insurance market.
She presided over a threefold growth in revenue and business volumes over a 6-year period in a challenging economic environment. As a distinguished business leader and marketing expert, she initiated and managed various insurance schemes of national significance thereby contributing to the increased participation in the formal financial systems of previously excluded population segments.
Ruth Ncube is a holder of an MBA degree with Nottingham Trent University, UK. She is also a graduate with the Institute of Marketing Management (RSA), leadership certificates, a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and several diplomas in sales and marketing United Kingdom.
She is a First Mutual Properties Limited (a ZSE Listed company) and First Mutual Life Assurance Company board member
Some of her past board member sitting include Zimbabwe International Trade Fair board (ZITF) – Chairperson. retired by rotation. Mosi a Tunya Development Company – Chairman (Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality) retired by rotation. 2014 to 2017. Netone – Board Member (State Enterprise) retired through Board resolution. 2016 to 2018.
Some of her achievements include winning the Lifetime Achievement in Business Leadership Excellence National Award, Businesswoman of the Year National Award in 2019 at the Zimbabwe Business Awards
MBA (UK), IMM (RSA), Dip in Management (UK),
Dip in Sales & Marketing London.