Sven Thieme

Sven Thieme

O&L Group Executive Chairman / MD O&L Leisure

   Chartered Accountant (SA) and Namibia

Appointment: 10 October 2001
Elected Chairman of the Board 17 April 2002

Sven presently holds the position of Executive Chairman at the O&L Group. Prior to joining the Group in 1998, he spent four years working as a chartered accountant in Luxembourg. Upon becoming a part of O&L, Sven took on the responsibility of driving the Company’s growth.

His relentless pursuit to unlock Namibia’s business potential has been evident in his role as the architect behind various joint ventures entered into by O&L. Notably, he played a significant role in the strategic deal between HEINEKEN South Africa, Diageo, and Namibia Breweries, demonstrating his acumen in fostering valuable partnerships for the organisation.

Significant Directorships:

  • Director of the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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