Lutombi confirmed as Roads Authority CEO

24 Sep 2013 07:40
WINDHOEK, 24 SEP (NAMPA) - Conrad Lutombi is now the Chief Executive Officer of the Roads Authority (RA).
This was officially announced by the Chairperson of the RA's Board of Directors Hileni Kaifanua in a media statement availed to Nampa here on Tuesday.
Kaifanua said Lutombi's confirmation as the parastatal' s chief executive officer is effective from the 01 October 2013.
Lutombi, who has been serving as the RA' s acting chief executive officer since 2010, will be heading the institution for the next five years.
According to Kaifanua, Lutombi’s confirmation as CEO follows an extensive recruitment process by the Board after which a recommendation was made to the Minister of Works and Transport Erkki Nghimtina. His appointment was subsequently approval by Cabinet.
“Lutombi is an accomplished leader and has a wealth of experience in Leadership and
Management, which is demonstrated by a number of achievements during his tenure at the
Roads Authority,” the statement said.
Prior to his stint as the RA's acting Chief Executive Officer, Lutombi served as Divisional Manager for the Road Traffic and Transport Inspectorate and also as the Divisional Manager for Transport Information and Regulatory Services at the Roads Authority.
“The Board Of Directors of Roads Authority is, therefore, confident that Conrad Lutombi is the most suitable candidate to steer the organisation towards realising our mandate, which is to manage a safe and efficient national road network and to support economic growth,” explained Kaifanua.
Lutombi holds a Master of Science Degree in Leadership and Change Management from Leeds University in the United Kingdom and a variety of other relevant degrees and diplomas.
He is currently busy with studies towards a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree through Steinbeis University in Berlin, Germany.
“The Roads Authority’s Board of Directors would like to congratulate Mr Conrad Mutonga Lutombi on his confirmation as Chief Executive Officer and we wish him all the best in his quest to serve the Namibian nation with excellence and integrity,” said Kaifanua.