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Mungunda intends taking bank to new heights

Mungunda intends taking bank to new heights

Standard Bank Namibia will be without a steersman for two months starting next week. The bank announced on Tuesday its CEO Vetumbuavi Mungunda is leaving for the United States for a two-month study tour at Harvard University’s business development school.

Mungunda will attend the Advanced Management Programme which is part of the leadership development studies offered at Harvard’s business school. The course is for top eschelon business leaders who wants to promote their career development.

Mungunda returns to Namibia at the end of May 2017.

He said he is looking forward to being exposed to new knowledge and to the learning environment at Harvard.

“It is an exciting opportunity to further my knowledge with Harvard. It is not just about Harvard Business School. The Advanced Management Programme is a life-transforming experience for an executive. You just need to invest the time and energy to make the right choice for you,” he said.

During his time off, current Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Amit Mohan will be acting as Chief Executive and together with the whole executive management team and the Board, will ensure a smooth continuation of the bank’s programmes and plans for the year.

Mungunda started as Standard Bank Namibia’s CEO on 01 April 2014.

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