Three exemplary Namibian businessmen receive Doctorandus (Honoris Causa) in Business Administration
Prof. Dr. Michael Addison (left), the Chancellor of the Commonwealth University in London, conferred the degree Doctorandus (Honoris Causa) in Business Administration, on three Namibian businessmen, Fysal Brenner, Augustinus Katiti and Erastus Shapumba. The graduation ceremony was held in Dubai.
Dr Brenner is the owner of Fysal Fresh, a major fresh produce distributor with branches in Windhoek, Ondangwa, Oshakati and Oshikango, from where he commands a significant market share in southern Angola.
Dr Katiti is the Chief Executive of Namibia Insitute of Pathology where on average about 350,000 pathological tests are carried out every month. The institute receives samples for testing through it network of 40 laboratories and collection points spread across Namibia.
Dr Shapumba is the owner of the Chicco Group of Companies, employing around 580 people in 20 branches. The group is a major developer of commercial property but is best known for its significant role in the supply and distribution of building material and hardware.
At a colourful graduation ceremony over the previous weekend, the three Namibian community leaders were recognised for their outstanding leadership skills, and their Corporate Social Responsibility in the area of business.
Upon their return, the Chairman of the Northern Branch of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr Tomas Iindji congratulated them heartily, saying “We are proud of all that these three exemplary Namibians have accomplished, and thank them for their service to Namibia. I hope you will all join the Chamber in congratulating them on receiving such a high honour!”