HARARE – MultiChoice Zimbabwe has announced the death of its CEO Lovemore Mangwende Makono.

Mangwende, a former Central Intelligence Organisation operative, died on January 6, the leading video entertainment company said without providing further details about his death.

“Lovemore was an inspirational leader and a father figure to many. He guided and fought tirelessly for the betterment of his countrymen and the management and staff of his company. His larger-than-life persona will be missed,” MultiChoice Zimbabwe said in a statement.

Mangwende joined MultiChoice Zimbabwe in 2005 and has been the CEO since 2008.

MultiChoice Zimbabwe is owned by Skynet (Pvt) Ltd.