Ottilia Furusa joined the Corporation on 1 March 1985 as a Sales Executive III in the Metals Division and rose through the ranks to become Marketing Executive-Metals Division. In July 2007, she was appointed Deputy General Manager of Shanghai Jinchuan Zimbabwe Mineral Co. Ltd (SJZMC) which was a Joint Venture Company between Jinchuan Group Ltd of China and Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe. SJZMC created to trade in minerals from Zimbabwe and the SADC region, facilitate mineral processing and value addition and related technology transfer between Zimbabwe and the Far East as well as enhance Asian- Pacific international trading. She was in this position until 2010, when she assumed her Marketing Executive duties.

Ottilia acted as the Deputy General Manager (Marketing) for four and half years. Currently, she is the Marketing Executive Metals and has obtained vast experience in marketing. She holds a Business Studies degree from the UZ, a diploma in marketing from the Institute of Marketing Management- (IMM) and completed the Management Development Programme (MDP).