The boards of directors of Bank Windhoek Holdings and Bank Windhoek Limited are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Gerhard Fourie (57) as independent non-executive director with effect from 29 October 2015.
Mr Fourie replaces Mr Eric Knouwds as independent non-executive director, after Mr Knouwds’ retirement from the board.
Mr Fourie qualified as a Chartered Accountant 35 years ago and was the managing partner of Ernst & Young Namibia until his retirement from this position in June 2015. He has completed a Postgraduate management development programme of the Business School of the University of Cape Town and an Advanced Leadership programme at the Gordon Institute of Business Science.
Mr Fourie was until recently a member of the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia. The Board would like to welcome Mr Fourie to the group and looks forward to his contributions.