Eiseb takes over as Diamond Trading Company’s new CEO
The Namibia Diamond Trading Company (NDTC) Board of Directors recently announced the retirement of Shihaleni Ellis Ndjaba, as the Chief Executive Officer of the company, following 11 years of dedicated services.
The diamond trading company on Tuesday said, Brent Eiseb, who previously served at strategic level as Senior Manager, Sales and Marketing with effective 1 January, is the company’s new CEO.
Eiseb started with De Beers Group 23 years ago when he joined as a Trainee Sorter. After completing 12 months of on the job training, he joined the Rough Diamond Division and occupied a variety of roles over the next few years.
During this time, Eiseb took up a secondment in the De Beers UK Office that laid the foundation for what would become his deep-rooted passion for diamonds.
After spending 10 years in the Rough Diamond Division, he joined the Sales team in London
as a Trainee Key Account Manager. He was able to complete what was initially a 24-month training programme in 12 months and returned to Namibia in December 2007 to take up the role of a Key Account Manager.
In April 2010, Eiseb took up the role of Head of Sales and Marketing at NDTC. After the migration of Sales from London to Botswana, he relocated to Gaborone to take up the role of Vice President Sales Eastern Hemisphere for De Beers Global Sightholder Sales, responsible for leading the Key Accounts Management teams for the Indian and the Far
Eiseb returned to Namibia in May 2016 to take up his most role of Senior Manager Sales and Marketing at NDTC and was instrumental in the successful implementation of the new Namibian
Sorting, Valuing, Sales and Marketing Agreement.
He was one of the key individuals instrumental in driving the Namibian Beneficiation and Sales
“The NDTC Board of Directors thank Ndjaba for his remarkable contribution to NDTC’s continued success. I wish him a wonderful and restful retirement. And equally congratulate Eiseb on his new role and wishing him well as he takes on the leadership of NDTC,” said Paul Rowley, NDTC Board Chairperson.