The Windhoek branch was also awarded the Gold Award in the Large Branch Category for Retail Branches, while the Silver Award went to the Walvis Bay Branch.
In accepting the award, Windhoek Branch Manager, Bennie van Wyk, said,“Our success can be attributed to a very capable and dedicated team, excellent support from all the head office departments and above all, our exceptional clients.”
In the Medium Branch Category, the Ondangwa branch took the Gold Award with Gobabis coming in second for a Silver Award.
In the Small Branch category, the Gold Award went to Oranjemund and the Silver to Aranos.
In the category for Specialist Finance branches, the Micro Finance branch was awarded the Gold Award and the Property Finance branch was awarded the Silver Award.
At the same event, the Swakopmund branch was announced as the winners of the Bank Windhoek Cancer Apple Project Entrepreneurial Challenge Award for staff.
The Bank Windhoek Holdings Executive Awards are held annually to recognize and reward excellent performance by branches and departments. It is also a platform where the other companies in the Bank Windhoek Holdings group, Capricorn Asset Management and Welwitschia Insurance Brokers, recognize their own staff and the support of Bank Windhoek’s branches.
“We are indeed privileged to work for a successful group that provides an environment for staff to prosper, grow and develop and that also recognizes and reward hard work and performance. The saying goes: “Treat employees like they make a difference and they will”. We have been privileged to experience a year with many highlights and achievements for our group. I am particularly proud of how we continue to deliver on our promise to shareholders to deliver long-term sustainable value in a responsible manner,” said Christo de Vries, Managing Director of Bank Windhoek Holdings, at the awards function.