Bank Windhoek announced today the appointment of Ms Baronice Hans as the Managing Director Designate of the Bank with effect from 1 February 2016.
Baronice, is a Chartered Accountant by profession, graduated from the University of South Africa with an Honours Degree in Accounting Science. For the past six years, Baronice was employed at Standard Bank Namibia and for the past four years, held the position of Executive Director and Head Personal and Business Banking.
She won the accolade of Namibian Businesswoman of the Year in 2015. Baronice brings with her a wealth of experience and an extensive career in banking. She has also served on a number of boards in diverse disciplines such as Telecommunications, Power Distribution, Non-bank Financial Regulation, Life Assurance, Asset Management and Fishing and Marine Resources.
“On behalf of the board of directors, management and staff of Bank Windhoek and the entire Capricorn Investment Holdings group, I would like to congratulate Baronice on her appointment as the Managing Director Designate of the Bank and welcome her to our group. I am confident that she will add tremendous value and build on the success of Bank Windhoek achieved under the leadership of Christo de Vries and his predecessors. We are pleased to have been able to attract a seasoned and respected Namibian banker like Baronice to lead our bank into the future”, said Koos Brandt, Chairman.