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Deloitte Africa appoints Cecilia Ramatlapeng as Country Managing Partner for Botswana

SHARE   |   Wednesday, 18 September 2019   |   By Ricardo Kanono
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Deloitte Africa announces the appointment of Cecilia

Ramatlapeng to succeed Max Marinelli as the Country Managing Partner for its Botswana

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practice effective from 1 June 2020. Max will continue to act in his present role and

service our clients across Botswana until 31 May 2020.

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Cecilia, the first female citizen partner in an international firm in Botswana, is a

seasoned partner in the Audit & Assurance practice with over 22 years of experience

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and currently serves some of the largest private and public entities in Botswana.

During her time at Deloitte, Cecilia has led multifaceted audit and financial advisory

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assignments, served in many leadership roles and has championed training and

development of future accountants within the firm.

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Commenting on Cecilia’s appointment, Lwazi Bam, Deloitte Africa CEO says, “I am

delighted to welcome Cecilia as the Country Managing Partner for Botswana. Deloitte is

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deeply invested in the growth within the region and I believe Cecilia’s experience speaks

for itself – her in-depth knowledge in working with cross-border teams and clients,

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strategic focus on operational excellence and strong technical working knowledge of

accounting and auditing standards, complements Deloitte’s aspiration in becoming the

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undisputed leader in professional services.

Responding to her appointment Cecilia says, “Having spent my entire career at Deloitte,

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I am humbled to be given the opportunity to lead a dynamic group of people, who serve

our clients with distinction each day. Our purpose has always been to make an impact

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that matters to our people, clients and communities. I look forward to leading our teams

to even greater heights by providing agile solutions to our clients in these transformative

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times.”

Cecilia is currently a Council Member and the Vice President of the Botswana Institute

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of Chartered Accountants. Her interest and passion for socio-economic development

in Botswana, particularly mentoring young people, has seen her take on roles beyond

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the scope of her work at Deloitte. She is committed to making an impact that matters

to ensure that talent development remains at the top of the business agenda.

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A comprehensive process has been put in place to ensure a smooth transition in the

leadership    



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