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High moves position units in Bank Windhoek and Capricorn Group for consolidation, expansion

High moves position units in Bank Windhoek and Capricorn Group for consolidation, expansion

This week Bank Windhoek and Capricorn Group announced four key promotions in their upper hierarchies, tasked with consolidating the group’s position as a leading financial institution. All appointments are effective 01 September 2020.

Leading the pack is Bank Windhoek stalwart, Chris Matthee, who for the past ten years led the bank’s retail division. He moves to Capricorn Private Wealth as the new Executive Officer.

Under his tenure, Bank Windhoek has become a leader in customer-centric service.

Former Chief Financial Officer, James Chapman is the new Executive for Retail Banking Services, Bank Windhoek’s largest business unit. He now manages the bank’s entire branch network, serving personal, business and corporate customers across the country. He is also responsible for implementing the bank’s digitisation strategy across retail banking services.

Stepping into Chapman’s large shoes, is Zenaune Kamberipa, a chartered accountant by profession and former Group Financial Manager for FirstRand Group. He is tasked to continue driving the bank’s expansive financial strategy, in the process working with all business units within the group to achieve the bank’s strategic goals.

Moving from Capricorn Private Wealth, Leon Koch is now the head of the Business Banking division where, amongst others, he is responsible for commercial clients and for growing the bank’s well-established SME customer segment.

Chris Matthee, James Chapman, Zenaune Kamberipa and Leon Koch.


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