The Meat Corporation of Namibia’s (Meatco)’s board of directors has appointed three co-opted members of the board, namely Shiwana Ndeunyema, Fanuel Tjivau and Kishi Shakumu to serve from 1 March 2021 until 28 February 2022.
According to the corporation, the three come with a wealth of experience in human resources, organisational development, law, corporate governance and accountancy. Tjivau is a chartered accountant and former CEO of Total Namibia; Ndeunyema is currently the executive: business strategy at Namcor and a renowned organisational development consultant, while Shakumu is a seasoned lawyer at Kishi Shakumu & Co, as well as a former co-opted member of the Meatco board, having served from 2017-2020.
According to Section (15) of the Meat Corporation of Namibia Act, Act 1 of 2001, the board may at any time co-opt not more than three persons, who, in its opinion, have appropriate knowledge and experience to serve in an advisory capacity on the board for such a period as it may determine.
Meatco is mandated to serve, promote and coordinate the interests of livestock producers in Namibia, and strive for the stabilisation of the meat industry of Namibia in the national interest. The Corporation is also mandated to market products within Namibia or elsewhere to the best advantage of the producers of livestock in Namibia, among others.