Statement from the MANAGING DIRECTOR

Statement from the MANAGING DIRECTOR

Since its humble beginnings in the Ethiopian construction industry as a grade – 6 general contractor sixteen years ago, Zamra Construction PLC has progressively demonstrated a consistent feat of growth in organizational capacity, size, complexity and variety of the construction works that it undertakes. As it stands, our Company is regarded by its esteemed customers and partners as a reliable brand that ensures the deliverance of optimum value for a given outlay of investment.

In line with its unswerving quest for growth, Zamra profoundly recognizes the significance of the main objectives set forth in the Growth and Transformation Plan of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, which aspires to see the nation become a middle income country by the year 2025. In this regard, our firm has embarked upon the implementation of a five year strategic business plan (2015/16 – 2020/21) that envisions to achieve a multitude of clearly defined corporate core objectives.

We recognize that our firm shall move on and look forward to aligning itself with the prevailing pace to be able to meet international construction standards, enhance its market share and revenue, diversify its business portfolio towards the manufacturing and supply of construction inputs, and build institutional capacity in terms of human resource, construction technology, ICT, project management and finance. Our market share enhancement target and implementation of the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, that enables us to integrate and manage the operations of our business functions, are well on track.Restructuring and manning of our re-established organizational structure is also being finalized.

I would like to take this opportunity to call up our esteemed employees, customers, consultants, material suppliers, subcontractors, stakeholders and partners to keep on working together and contribute their level best towards the achievement of our Company’s core objectives so that Zamra becomes one of the most preferred construction firms operating in the sector.

SEBAGADIS ABAY

MANAGING DIRECTOR