CIMAS Medical Aid Division Managing Director Mr Washington Madziwadondo died in a tragic accident on Thursday.
By Kudakwashe Pembere
Mr Madziwadondo according to eye-witnesses had stopped along Samora Machel Avenue for a chat with his friend
“They were standing between their two cars. A truck hit his friend’s car into his and he was trapped between the two cars,” the witness said.
Cimas announced the death of the medical aid division boss.
“We are heartbroken as Cimas on the untimely loss of the Managing Director of Cimas Medical Aid Division Mr Washington Madziwadondo. Washington passed away on March 14, 2019,” the company said on its Facebook page.
Madziwadondo took over the reins from Mr Roderick Takawira as the Medical Aid managing director in 2016.
“Having joined CIMAS to lead the division in 2016, Washington was an integral part of the CImas team, one who was passionate about the provision of healthcare to al, and inspired thosewho worked with him to strive for the best at all times.
“He was a charismatic , hardworking man and will be sorely missed,” added Cimas.
The Zimbabwe Medical Association (ZiMA) paid its condolences.
“ZiMA would like to extend its heartfelt condolences to the Madziwadondo and the Cimas family on the sad loss Mr Washington Madziwadondo, the M.D for Cimas Medical Aid Society . we enjoyed a very fruitful relationship with him over the years. May His Soul Rest In Peace.
The late Madziwadondo headed was a research officer at Cimas between February 2004 and October 2007 before heading the Membership and subscriptions department from November 2007 to February 2009.
He then moved to First Mutual Life Assurance Company as the Medical Savings Fund Operations Manager in March 2009 to August 2012. He was made Operations Manager at FMLAC from August 2012 to September 2016.
He retraced his footsteps back to Cimas in October 2016 to serve the company as its managing director, a position he held until the time of his death.