Meet the Speakers: Pan-African Women Forum Business & Tech Panel, July 13th

June 22, 2017 at 08:46 am | Money Moves, Women

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June 22, 2017 at 08:46 am | Money Moves, Women

Fumbi Chima
Chief Information Officer, Burberry

Fumbi Chima serves as Chief Information Officer of Burberry Group, where she oversees the technology division which is central to the company’s strategic development. Chima joined Burberry in 2015 from Walmart Asia where she served as Chief Information Officer for Walmart Asia from 2014 to 2015 and served as its Corporate Vice President. She was responsible for aligning their e-commerce strategies with technologies solutions in the region.

From 2010 to 2015, she held several leadership roles at Walmart Asia. Prior to recent experiences in retailing, she spent over 15 years in the financial services industry. She was the Vice President of Corporate Systems at American Express (New York) from 2006 to 2010. Prior to that, she spent two years at JPMorgan Chase (New York) and a number of years at TXU Gas & Electric (Dallas) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (London) as a consultant. She has extensive experience in the technology arena having held IT and technology positions at AMEX and JP Morgan. She has been Director of Global Sources Ltd since September 12, 2016.

Chima serves on external boards and participates in mentoring networks which include: World Affairs Council — Washington, DC; STEMconnector®; United Nations ESCAP Task Force; Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF); Executive Leadership Council (ELC); International Women’s Forum (IWF). She served at B20 Employment Taskforce She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Hull in the U.K

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