Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MATTER announced today that Chipo Mtasa has been elected to the MATTER Board of Directors. Chipo’s selection to the board mirrors MATTER’s continued efforts to expand and deepen partner relationships in Africa.

“We are excited Chipo is joining the MATTER board,” stated Casey Carl, MATTER Board Chair. “As we continue to further strengthen our international relationships and execute against our strategy, having a highly-qualified board member from Africa will infuse valuable in-country and continent-wide insights into our efforts.”

Chipo is the Managing Director of TelOne, one of the largest telecommunication entities in Zimbabwe. Prior to heading TelOne, Chipo was Group Chief Executive of Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG), from October 2004 to March 2012. RTG is the second largest hospitality company in Zimbabwe and is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange. Prior to this position she was the Group Finance Director for RTG. Chipo holds BACC (Hons) from University of Zimbabwe and is a qualified Chartered Accountant (Zimbabwe). She also holds an Executive Management Development Certificate from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

In conclusion, Chipo stated, “I am honored to join MATTER’s board and am looking forward to contributing to MATTER’s life-changing work in Africa and around the world.” 

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About MATTER

MATTER is a Minnesota-based global nonprofit on a mission to move people forward by giving them a chance at a healthier life. Throughout the United States, MATTER activates healthy eating for kids and families with the MATTERbox program, a novel solution to healthy food access and nutrition education. Internationally, MATTER addresses these barriers by giving hospitals the tools they need to care for the sick and injured in dignified ways, and by designing solutions to create diversified and resilient farms. Hope and opportunity also reach people through the MATTER Innovation Hub, a portable learning environment outfitted with solar power that can be shipped and set up anywhere in the world. Learn more at www.matter.ngo.

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