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Mwiya to head Chamber of Commerce

Mwiya to head Chamber of Commerce

The Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced that the Chamber’s directors under the presidency of Sven Thieme, have appointed Charity Mwiya as the substantive Chief Executive Officer.

Mwiya who has been responsible for the planning, organizing and the running of numerous Chamber projects and programmes, prior to and during her tenure as Acting CEO will head the Chamber’s secretariat over the coming five years.

As a holder of a BA Degree in Media Studies, Mwiya has over the years gained skills and knowledge in Chamber administration and management from participating in Business Support Organization (BSO) and Business Sector Representative Body managerial development programmes. During her employment in the Chamber, she has also diligently served as a member of the Namibia-Sweden Working Group focusing on Trade Cooperation, and also a member of the Namibia-South Korea Working Group on Economic Development Strategies for Namibia.

Mwiya has been tasked by the Board of Directors to strengthen the Chamber’s administrative capacity at local branch levels. To this end she will present her strategy to the Chamber’s Board, and to the membership at the Chamber’s annual general meeting slated for May.


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