Günther Hanke


Non-Executive Director

   CFA (Professional Accounting SA), Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Senior Management Programme Certificate

Appointment: 16 November 2004

Günther embarked on his professional journey 34 years ago within the O&L Group, commencing his career at Namibia Breweries Limited. His dedication and capabilities led to a swift promotion to the position of Financial Director at Namibia Breweries Limited. In 1996, Günther ventured beyond the Group and gained invaluable international experience by working in the Telecommunications and Mining industries.

In 2004, he returned to the O&L Group, assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer. As a vital member of the Group Leadership Team, Günther played a key role in formulating and executing the organisation’s strategic direction. Recognising his exceptional contributions, he was appointed as the Group Chief Operations Officer in 2020. In this capacity, Günther actively participated in the Chairman’s Committee, playing a crucial role in co-creating the strategy and vision for 2025. Recently, he held this esteemed position until his departure.

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