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Namibia Breweries Ltd (NBS.NM)

NBS.NM on Namibian Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sven Thieme

48 2012 Non-Executive Chairman

Graeme Mouton

39 2013 Finance Director, Executive Director

Hendrik van der Westhuizen

42 2012 Managing Director, Executive Director

Anton Goosen

National Sales Manager

Rosemary Shippiki

2012 Marketing Manager

Abrie du Plooy

2010 Logistics Manager

John Fitzgerald

Senior Leader

Hans Hermann

Supply Chain Manager

Timothy Izaks

Senior Leader

Ernst Ender

73 2008 Non-Executive Director

Hans-Bruno Gerdes

64 2000 Non-Executive Director

Peter Gruttemeyer

62 2004 Non-Executive Director

Gunther Hanke

60 2015 Non-Executive Director

Didier Leleu

49 2012 Non-Executive Director

Carl-Ludwig List

67 1979 Non-Executive Director

Laura Mcleod-Katjirua

56 2012 Non-Executive Director

Roland Pirmez

56 2015 Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Sven Thieme

Mr. Sven Thieme has served as Non-Executive Chairman of Namibia Breweries Limited since April 2, 2012. He also served as Non-Executive Chairman and Interim Managing Director of the Company between October 31, 2011 and April 2, 2012, as Non-Executive Chairman of the Company between July 11, 2002 and October 31, 2011, and as Non-Executive Director of the Company between March 14, 2002 and July 11, 2002. Additionally, he is Executive Chairman of the Ohlthaver & List Group (O&L). 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.

Graeme Mouton

Mr. Graeme Mouton has served as Finance Director, Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Limited since September 17, 2013. Graeme is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a wealth of experience. He joined O&L Group of Companies in 2005 as Finance Manager at the O&L Centre. In 2007, Graeme was seconded to Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited in Accra, a Diageo subsidiary, as a Management Accountant for 19 months. Prior to his current role, he held the position of Finance Director at Model Pick n Pay Namibia. He is Member of the Risk Committee of the Company.

Hendrik van der Westhuizen

Mr. Hendrik (Wessie) van der Westhuizen has served as Managing Director, Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Limited since April 2, 2012. He is Chairman 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. BSc in Operations Management from the South African Institute of Marketing Management, Post Graduate Degree in Association in Management (AIM) from University of Cape Town and a Management and Senior Management Diploma from Universiteit Stellenbosch. Wessie has been with the O&L Group since 2003. In 2006 he was appointed to the board of Hangana Seafood (Proprietary) Limited and became its Managing Director in 2009. He played an integral role in successfully placing Hangana Seafood (Proprietary) Limited on the road of sustained profitability and has over 19 years of experience in the Food and Beverage Industry.

Anton Goosen

Rosemary Shippiki

Ms. Rosemary Shippiki has served as Marketing Manager of Namibia Breweries Limited 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 Middlesex University.

Abrie du Plooy

John Fitzgerald

Mr. John Graham Fitzgerald serves as Senior Leader of Namibia Breweries Limited. He joined the Company from Brandhouse Beverages (Pty) Ltd in South Africa, where he served as Group Portfolio Manager for Beer. He has over 15 years of senior marketing experience in the alcoholic beverage industry. He holds an Advanced Executive Program (AEP) qualification from the UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership.

Hans Hermann

Timothy Izaks

Ernst Ender

Mr. Ernst Ender has served as Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Limited 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, 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 served as Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Limited since July 28, 2000. He is also Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company. He has been appointed to the Audit Committee on 28 November 2001. 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 served as Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Limited since June 3, 2004. He has been Member of the Audit Committee of the Company since December 2, 2010, 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.

Gunther Hanke

Mr. Gunther Hanke has served as Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Limited since October 1, 2015. He is shareholder representative. Qualifications: BCom (Accounting) with completed articles, Senior management certificate from Universiteit Stellenbosch Business School, CFA(SA). He joined the O&L Group of Companies in March 2004 as Group Financial Director responsible for formulating and executing strategy as part of the Executive Team. He has held various senior executive positions over the past 25 years. He is currently the Chairman of Dimension Data Namibia and is a Director of various O&L companies with the Group.

Didier Leleu

Mr. Didier Francis Martial Leleu has served as Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Limited since April 2, 2012. He is shareholder representative. He has been also Member of the Company's Audit Committee since March 26, 2013. 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. Qualifications: Masters in Finance/ Economics from the Paris Business School (HEC).

Carl-Ludwig List

Mr. Carl-Ludwig List has served as Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Limited 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 attending the University of Stellenbosch.

Laura Mcleod-Katjirua

Gov. Laura V. Mcleod-Katjirua has served as Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Limited since April 2, 2012. She has been active in the promotion of gender equality and education in Namibia. She has a long history of serving the people of Namibia. She has been active in the promotion of gender equality and education in Namibia. She is currently the Appointed Governor of Omaheke Region where she continues to support various initiatives that support the development and well-being of Namibians. Qualifications: GradDip DVST and Management, Diploma in Basic Education.

Roland Pirmez

Mr. Roland Pirmez has served as Non-Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Limited since September 8, 2015. He is shareholder representative. He is Chairman of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee of the Company. Qualifications: Engineering degree in Agriculture and Master’s degree in Brewing – Universite Catholique de Louvain. Roland was appointed President of Heineken Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe in 2015. From 2013 until 2015 he was President of Asia, Pacific and CEO APB. Roland joined Heineken in 1995. From 1995 to 1998, he was Managing Director of Heineken Angola. In 1998 he was appointed General Manager of Thai Asia, Pacific Brewery Co Limited, Thailand and in 2002, he became Chief Executive Officer of Heineken in Russia.