Andre Zietsman
Andre Zietsman Biography
Known forBeing Bitumen World's founder and owner
Net worthUS$38 Million.[1]

Andre Zietsman is the CEO and Founder of Bitumen World (Pvt) Ltd which has received several large contracts in Zimbabwe for the rehabilitation of roads.

Net Worth

According to a study published in January 2020, Andre Zietsman has a net worth of US$38 Million.[1]


Zietsman started as a Workshop Manager with Tarphalt Paving (Pvt) Ltd in the 90’s. He moved into bulk bitumen transport followed by cross-border passenger transport and after that, armored cash-in-transit transport.

In 2012 Andre Zietsman founded Bitumen World (Pvt) Ltd which specialised in blacktop surfacing. Zietsman developed the company into a civil engineering contractor specialising in road construction and infrastructural development.

Bitumen World grew from an initial workforce of just 10 to more than 80 employees and a workforce of more than 500 by 2020. The plant base increased from seven items in 2012 to more than 300 by 2020.[2] [3]


In 2020, Andre Zietsman was one of the finalists of the World Entrepreneur Awards, Southern Africa.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 HNWIs in Zimbabwe - SIVIO Institute,, Published: January 2020, Retrieved: May 5, 2022
  2. Our Team,, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: May 5, 2022
  3. 2020 Categories and Finalists,, Published: 2020, Retrieved: May 5, 2022
  4. EY Careers, Facebook, Published: March 24, 2021, Retrieved: May 5, 2022