Mahere, who replaces Daniel Molokele, is among 16 other strategic appointments made as part of the opposition chief's attempts to sharpen the MDC Alliance's National Standing Committee which is responsible for the day-to-day running of the party.
In his appointments, Chamisa also deployed one-time party youth leader and now MP Happymore Chidziva as secretary for rural mobilisation and strategy in the president's office.
Other key appointments made include former Bulawayo legislator Felix Mafa Sibanda and Clifford Hlatywayo as deputies to Mahere.
MP Concillia Chinanzvavana and David Chimhini were elevated to the positions of deputy secretary generals of the party.
Murisi Zvizvai and Buda Masara were appointed to the positions of deputy organising secretaries.
Harare councillor Ian Makone was appointed secretary for elections and is deputised Ellen Shiriyedenga.
The local government portfolio was given to Sesel Zvidzai who will be deputised by Jacob Mafume.
Former minister Jameson Timba and ex-Daily News journalist Luke Tamborinyoka were appointed deputy secretaries for presidential affairs while one-time party youth leader Lovemore Chinoputsa was appointed deputy secretary for international relations and cooperation.
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