About Us

African Century Limited (ACL) is a business bank, proudly serving the needs of corporates, SMEs and individuals since 2011. With a growing branch network, our Corporate and Retail banking products deliver a comprehensive solution to our clients covering all aspects of International banking, Treasury, Leasing and other financial services. As a forerunner in equipment leasing, ACL has a proud history of stimulating economic growth by servicing the needs of its clients across all sectors of the economy. We have established leadership in the leasing industry with unparalleled passion, capacity and quality of service. ACL offers you a real opportunity to establish or develop your business faster and cost-effectively with reduced capital outlay.

Our Vision

To be the financial institution of choice in transforming lives.

Our Mission

We provide excellent banking experience for superior returns to our stakeholders.

Our Values.

  • Integrity - We are honest in what we do.
  • Excellence - We exceed set standards and expectations (we go the extra mile).
  • Responsiveness - We react quickly and positively in all situations.
  • Discernment - We see beyond.
  • Employer of Choice - Our employees first.

The ACL Board and Management

ACL has established a team of leasing professionals led by Stanley Matiza as Managing Director.

Our Board

The Board is responsible for the direction and control of the company, including setting strategic direction, providing leadership, supervising management and reporting to shareholders. To this end the board has established various committees to assist it in discharging its duties. These committees are Audit Committee, Loans Review Committee, Assets and Liabilities Committee, Risk Management Committee and Remuneration Committee. The Board meets regularly to deliberate on matters pertaining to the running of the company.
The Board comprises individuals of integrity with diverse business experience in various sectors of the economy. Their areas of expertise include legal, banking, accounting, industry and commerce and entrepreneurship. This enhances the quality of input in board oversight on the operations of ACL. The current board comprises of seven non-executive members and two executive members as below.


Stanley Matiza

Managing Director

Kudzai Bonyongwa

Chief Finance Officer

Victor Gapare


Lawrence Tamayi

Non Executive Director

Chris Ringrose

Non-Executive Director

Jonathan Chenevix-Trench

Non-Executive Director

Bhekithemba Ndebele

Non-Executive Director

Thembiwe Mazingi

Non-Executive Director

Fungayi Mungoni

Non-Executive Director