Two-year postgraduate commercial traineeship with A.C. Toepfer. Senior Management certificate from the University of Stellenbosch Business School, (CFA (SA)
Appointment: 23 June 2008
Ernst was appointed as Executive Director of Namibia Breweries Limited in 1983, having joined the O&L Group in 1975. He was responsible for NBL’s marketing and sales function until 2002, when he became responsible for the development of the export markets. Ernst retired in 2008 and was subsequently appointed as a Non-executive Director to the O&L Board in June 2008.