Pupkewitz embraces first black directors
Ally Angula, David Nuyoma and Bisey Uirab, prominent business leaders, recently assigned to the Pupkewitz Board as non-executive directors.
The interim Chairman of the Pupkewitz Holdings board of directors, Mr Mike Leeming this week announced three prominent business leaders have recently been appointed to the Pupkewitz Board as non-executive directors.
Ally Angula, David Nuyoma and Bisey Uirab have become the first black directors to ever serve on a Pupkewitz board.
The new directors will further assist in enhancing all aspects of good corporate governance while the executives will continue to manage the business units with a strong entrepreneurial flair within a controlled management structure.
Ally Angula is a Chartered Accountant registered with the South Africa Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). She was admitted to the KPMG Partnership in Namibia (part of the Southern African cluster) as an Assurance Partner on 1 September 2006 and she retired in 2013, to form the Leap Group in Namibia, which she now heads as Managing Director. She also serves as a non-executive director for the Bank of Namibia, Rossing Uranium Ltd and Oryx Properties Limited (a NSX primary listed company) and as Chairman for Namibia Post and Telecom Holdings Limited.
David Nuyoma is a renowned business leader and is currently serving as the CEO and Principal Officer of the Government Institutions Pension Fund. Before he joined the Fund he was the first CEO of the Development Bank of Namibia prior to which he was the Executive Director of the Namibia Investment Centre in the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Due to his experience, he served as Director on many corporate Boards including being the current Chairman of the Namibian Stock Exchange Board of Trustees.
Bisey Uirab obtained his Master’s degree in Business Administration at the Edinburgh Business School of the Heriott-Watt University in Scotland. After working as the Human Resources and Training Manager at Bank of Namibia, Bisey worked in senior and executive roles in the mobile telecommunications industry with renowned companies such as MTC, and the Somali Telecoms Group. Bisey is now the Chief Executive Officer at Namibian Ports Authority.