Bank Windhoek rewards excellence

September 9, 2015, 1:19pm



On Thursday, 3 September 2015, the Windhoek branch of Bank Windhoek was awarded the floating trophy for the Overall Best Branch of the Year at the Bank Windhoek Holdings’ Annual Executive Awards.

The Windhoek branch was also awarded the Gold Award in the Large Branch Category for Retail Branches, while the Silver Award went to the Walvis Bay Branch.

In accepting the award, Windhoek Branch Manager, Bennie van Wyk, said: “Our success can be attributed to a very capable and dedicated team, excellent support from all the Head Office departments and above all, our exceptional clients.”

In the Medium Branch Category, the Ondangwa branch was awarded the Gold Award, whilst Bank Windhoek’s Gobabis branch was awarded the Silver Award.

Bank Windhoek’s Oranjemund branch won the Gold Award in the Small Branch Category while the Aranos Branch was awarded the Silver Award.

In the category for Specialist Finance branches, the Micro Finance branch was awarded the Gold Award and the Property Finance branch was awarded the Silver Award.

At the same event, the Swakopmund branch was announced as the winners of the Bank Windhoek Cancer Apple Project Entrepreneurial Challenge Award for staff.


The Bank Windhoek Holdings Executive Awards are held annually to recognize and reward excellent performance by branches and departments of Bank Windhoek. It is also a platform where the other companies in the Bank Windhoek Holdings group, Capricorn Asset Management and Welwitschia Insurance Brokers, recognize their own staff and the support of Bank Windhoek’s branches. The Managing Director also announces the recipients of the Managing Director’s Awards in four different categories at this Awards function.

“We are indeed privileged to work for a successful group that provides an environment for staff to prosper, grow and develop and that also recognizes and reward hard work and performance. The saying goes: “Treat employees like they make a difference and they will”. We have been privileged to experience a year with many highlights and achievements for our group. I am particularly proud of how we continue to deliver on our promise to shareholders to deliver long-term sustainable value in a responsible manner”, said Christo de Vries, Managing Director of Bank Windhoek Holdings, at the Awards function.