Businesswoman leads Development Bank Board

The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) early this week announced the appointment of Tania Hangula as member and Chairperson of its Board of Directors.
Tania Hangula, an entrepreneur, joins a line of businesswomen who previously served on the Board of DBN in a quest to make notable contributions to economic transformation on a national scale.
Hangula, with extensive administration experience in the public sector, is currently the Executive Director for Business Development at Arandis Mining Services.
She played a significant role in transforming the company from a family owned business to a mainstream company. She is also a managing member of Umoja Trading Enterprises, which is a company with interest in the Namibian petroleum industry and other business sectors.
Talking about her appointment as Chairperson of DBN, Hangula said, “My aspirations are to promote the values of good corporate governance, and to make a valuable contribution towards the socio-economic development of this country.”
On professionalism, she described her personal approach by saying, “I am committed to the virtues of fairness and integrity, and I believe that teamwork is important if you want to reach positive results.”
She said, “I believe that the Development Bank can play a very crucial role in improving the quality of lives of our citizens, thus my pledge towards the realization of our national priorities.”
Hangula holds a National Diploma in Commerce from the Polytechnic of Namibia and a Paralegal Certificate from the University of Cape Town. She also completed the Women in Leadership Programme at the University of Cape Town, the Management Development Programme at the University of Stellenbosch, as well as the Director Development Programme at the Institute of Directors (IoD) in South Africa.

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