Who we are

Ohlthaver & List Finance Trading Corporation Limited (Ohlthaver & List Group, O&L, OLFITRA, or The Group) stands as Namibia’s foremost privately held consortium. Firmly rooted in Africa, we proudly hold the distinction of being the country’s largest privately held group, contributing 3.9% to the gross domestic product (GDP). Originating from the early collaboration of Hermann Ohlthaver and Carl List in 1919 under the Ohlthaver & LIst Bran Kommission partnership, our headquarters are situated in Windhoek, Namibia.

Our Vision & Purpose

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Our Values

Placement Area 01

Let's Talk

Open, honest, down to earth, from the heart communication

  • I talk about my expectations, know my business and share its success stories with others
  • I create an environment of openness and transparency where everybody is free to talk
  • I have discussions with my employees, their expectations, and provide regular feedback
  • I am open to contributions and listen in a manner that promote long term relationships and connection
Placement Area 02

Let's Do It

Deliver on tasks with speed and quality

  • I act decisively
  • I create an environment where others can provide input and action
  • I own, support and drive the strategy of the Company 
  • I create a high level of connection and affinity to deliver
Placement Area 03

Hooked On Results

Committed to delivering breakthrough outcomes

  • I deliver on my promises
  • I constantly seek to provide new ideas and more innovative ways of achieving success
  • I am inspired and motivated to deliver beyond expectations
  • I am responsible for the success of my company
Placement Area 04

We Grow People

Taking responsibility and providing opportunities for growth

  • I am responsible for my growth, development and success
  • I empower everyone around me to grow, develop and succeed
  • I celebrate the successes of myself, my colleagues and my company
  • I own the company’s performance management and succession strategies
Placement Area 05

We All Serve

Caring about the future, caring about everyone

  • I create excellent customer experiences and always go the extra mile
  • I create conditions for people to succeed everywhere
  • I am connected to and in service of the purpose of the company
  • I serve my Company, Community and Country
Placement Area 06

Naturally Today For Tomorrow

Bringing thinking to everything 

  • I respect the culture, beliefs and views of all people and do not discriminate on religion, race, gender or sexual orientation
  • I care about my and everyone’s health
  • I care about the environment and ensure future sustainability of natural resources
  • I am an ambassador of my company’s products & services
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We Do The Right Things Right

Open, honest, down to earth, from the heart communication

  • I strive for excellence in whatever I do
  • I display honesty and integrity in all my actions
  • I take accountability for my actions 
  • I am guided by what is best for the company and its people

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