Geingob recognises Maritz for outstanding service

09 Feb 2019 15:40pm
WINDHOEK, 09 FEB (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has recognised the outstanding service of outgoing Executive Director in the President’s Private Office Etienne Maritz, describing him as a capable administrator.
Maritz served in this capacity in the Office of the President since June 2015 until Friday, when he was transferred to the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration, also as executive director.
“Maritz was a capable administrator who contributed immensely to the work streams of the Private Office and the Presidency as a whole,” President Hage Geingob said in a media statement issued on Friday by his office.
Geingob expressed confidence in Maritz’s ability to excel in the newly assigned national duties and wished him the best of luck.
He also welcomed the appointment of Moses Pakote, the new executive director in the President’s Private Office.
Pakote was until this appointment the deputy executive director to the Vice President.
The appointments take place with immediate effect and will be valid for a five-year contract period.
Government in December 2018 changed the title of permanent secretary to executive director.