People: Namibia Breweries Ltd (NBS.NM)

NBS.NM on Namibian Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sven Thieme

2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Hendrik van der Westhuizen

2012 Managing Director and Executive Director

Anton Goosen

National Sales Manager

Rosemary Shippiki

2012 National Marketing Manager

Terence Makari

Human Capital Manager

Abrie du Plooy

2012 Supply Manager

Hans Hermann

Supply Chain Manager

Thomas Hochreiter

2012 Export Markets Manager

Nicholas Blazquez

53 2004 Non-Executive Director

Ernst Ender

2008 Non-Executive Director

Hans-Bruno Gerdes

2000 Non-Executive Director

Peter Gruttemeyer

2004 Non-Executive Director

Sijbe Hiemstra

2011 Non-Executive Director

Didier Leleu

2012 Non-Executive Director

Carl-Ludwig List

1979 Non-Executive Director

Laura Mcleod-Katjirua

2012 Non-Executive Director

Jeff Milliken

2013 Non-Executive Director

Graeme Mouton

2013 Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Sven Thieme

Mr. Sven Thieme has been Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Namibia Breweries Ltd since April 2, 2012. Additionally, he is Executive Chairman of the Ohlthaver & List Group (O&L). He became Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Ltd on March 14, 2002 and was elected as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company on July 11, 2002. Subsequently, from October 31, 2011, he acted as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board and Interim Managing Director of the Company, the function he held until April 2, 2012. He joined O&L in 1998, after four years of working as Chartered Accountant in Luxembourg. He was also the architect of several joint ventures entered into by O&L, including the deal between Heineken, Diageo and Namibia Breweries. Mr. Thieme is Chartered Accountant having previously worked for Deloitte in their audit practice in South Africa and Luxembourg. During his professional career, he also served as Chairman of the Board of the Windhoek Country Club and of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation, as well as Director of DHN Drinks and Nabcoa.

Hendrik van der Westhuizen

Mr. Hendrik (Wessie) van der Westhuizen has served as Managing Director and Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Ltd. He has been appointed as Managing Director of the Company on April 2, 2012. He is also Member of the Risk Committee of the Company. He has been with the O&L Group of Companies since 2003. In 2006, he was appointed to the Board of Hangana Seafood (Pty) Ltd and became Managing Director of the company in 2009. He has over 19 years of experience in the Food and Beverage Industry. Mr. van der Westhuizen obtained a degree from the University of Cape Town.

Anton Goosen

Rosemary Shippiki

Ms. Rosemary Shippiki has been National Marketing Manager at Namibia Breweries Ltd since January 1, 2012. She joined the Company in 1996 as Marketing Assistant. Ms. Shippiki holds a Master of Arts in Marketing Management from the University of Middlesex (Middlesex University).

Terence Makari

Abrie du Plooy

Hans Hermann

Thomas Hochreiter

Nicholas Blazquez

Dr. Nicholas (Nick) B. Blazquez has been Non-Executive Director at Namibia Breweries Ltd since September 2, 2004. He is also Chairperson of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee of the Company. Additionally, he has been with Diageo for 20 years. He was appointed Managing Director of Diageo Africa in 2004. Prior to that, he led Diageo's businesses in Asia and held other senior positions in Great Britain. He is Chairman of the Private Investors for Africa. Dr. Blazquez lectured and has done research at the University of Bristol. Dr. Blazquez obtained a degree from the University of Aberdeen and obtained a Doctorate in Philosophy from University of Bristol.

Ernst Ender

Mr. Ernst Ender has been Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Ltd since January 31, 2008. He joined the Group in 1975 and became Executive Director of the Company on February 1, 1983. Prior to his appointment in 1983, he held the position of Manager: Marketing & Sales of the Company. He took over the responsibility for the Company's export business as Director of Developing Markets and Executive Director in 2002. He retired and was appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company on January 31, 2008. He was appointed to the Ohlthaver & List Board in June 2008 as Non-Executive Director.

Hans-Bruno Gerdes

Mr. Hans-Bruno (Habo) Gerdes has been Non-Executive Director at Namibia Breweries Ltd since July 28, 2000. He is also Chairperson of the Audit Committee of the Company. He serves as Managing Partner of the attorneys firm Engling, Stritter & Partners in Windhoek. Additionally, he practices as Commercial/Corporate Attorney and holds directorships in both listed and unlisted companies. Mr. Gerdes is Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and holds a B.Proc. (Baccalaureus Procurationis) degree from the University of Cape Town.

Peter Gruttemeyer

Mr. Peter Gruttemeyer has been Non-Executive Director at Namibia Breweries Ltd since June 3, 2004. He is also Member of the Audit Committee of the Company and has been Member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee of the Company since April 2, 2012. He joined the Ohlthaver & List Group of Companies (O&L) in October 2003 as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Gruttemeyer is Qualified Chartered Accountant and prior to joining O&L, he held the position of Partner-in-charge of the Deloitte Namibian practice.

Sijbe Hiemstra

Mr. Sijbe (Siep) Hiemstra has served as Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Ltd since August 31, 2011. He has also been Member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee of the Company since August 31, 2011. He has over 30 years of professional experience and has held several senior positions in the Heineken Group ranging from Portfolio Manager to Heineken Regional President Asia Pacific. Mr. Hiemstra also holds a BBA degree from the Rotterdam School of Higher Education Studies.

Didier Leleu

Mr. Didier Francis Martial Leleu has been Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Ltd since April 2, 2012. He has been also Member of the Company's Audit Committee since April 2, 2012. He held the post of Finance Director for Heineken France from 2003 until his appointment in 2012 as Senior Heineken Director Regional Finance Africa Middle East. He sits on the Boards of various joint ventures and participations on behalf of the Heineken Group. Mr. Leleu obtained a degree from a French Business School.

Carl-Ludwig List

Mr. Carl-Ludwig List has been Non-Executive Director at Namibia Breweries Ltd since June 28, 1979. After having devoted 20 years of service between 1972 and 1992 to the Ohlthaver & List Group (O&L), he remains Director of (O&L) to this date. Mr. List was matriculated in Cape Town and completed his banking education in Germany in 1971 after visiting the University of Stellenbosch.

Laura Mcleod-Katjirua

Gov. Laura V. Mcleod-Katjirua has served as Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Ltd since April 2, 2012. Gov. Mcleod-Katjirua has been active in the promotion of gender equality and education in Namibia. She is Appointed Governor of Omaheke Region, Namibia.

Jeff Milliken

Graeme Mouton

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