NSI appoints Wasserfall as CEO

05 Aug 2015 12:00pm
WINDHOEK, 05 AUG (NAMPA) – The Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) has appointed Chie Wasserfall as its Chief Executive Officer, effective as from 01 August 2015.
Wasserfall took over from Riundja Ali Kaakunga.
His term expired on 31 March 2015. Wasserfall will undertake a 90-day strategy assessment to analyse the strengths and weaknesses of the institution, according to a media statement issued by the NSI on Tuesday.
“As we look forward, we must zero in on what NSI can uniquely contribute to the Namibian economy. The opportunity ahead will require us to reimagine a lot of what we have done in the past for a technologically-driven economy. Let us focus on delivering stakeholder and customer centric services,” NSI chairperson Martha Kandawa-Schulz was quoted as saying in the statement.
Wasserfall is originally from the Philippines and has been working in Namibia since 1990. She is an electronics engineer by profession with over 17 years’ management experience. Prior to being employed at the NSI, she was the Head of Field Services at Telecom Namibia, managing over 400 employees.