NWR Welcomes New Board


Windhoek, 23 March 2023 – Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Board of Directors, which was announced on March 20th, 2023, by the Minister of Finance and Public Enterprise, Mr. Ipumbu Shiimi.


The new board will be chaired by Ambassador. Haroldt /Urib, with Dr. Bianca Tjizumaue serving as the Deputy Chairperson. Other members of the board include Mr. Coenraad Coetzee, Dr. Erling Kavita, Mr. Sam Januarie, Ms. Nadrie Lahner, and Ms. Yvette Nambahu.


Dr. Matthias Ngwangwama, the Managing Director of NWR, expressed his happiness with the recruitment of the new board and wished the outgoing board members well. He also highlighted some of the achievements of the previous board, including NWR realising a profit for the first time in 2019 and steering the company out of the Covid storm, amongst others.


The new board members brings with them a wealth of experience and expertise, and NWR is confident that they will provide excellent leadership and guidance to the company. With their guidance, NWR will continue to grow and expand, offering world-class services and experiences to its customers.


On his part, the new Board Chairperson, Mr. Haroldt /Urib, is excited about his appointment. “I do look forward to working together with the NWR team to help grow the organisation’s business, an important player in the tourism industry of Namibia” he said.


NWR is a proud member of the Namibian tourism industry and is committed to promoting sustainable tourism practices that benefit both the local community and the environment. The company operates a wide range of properties throughout Namibia, from luxury lodges to camping sites, and offers a variety of activities, including game drives, bird watching, and cultural experiences.


NWR looks forward to working closely with the new board to continue providing exceptional service to its customers while promoting Namibia as a premier tourism destination.

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