NovaNam has appointed Shita Shimwe as its new Group General Manager responsible for Human Resources from 1 April 2022, when he will also be joining the Group Executive Management Committee. In his new role, Shimwe will direct and manage all human resources’ responsibilities for NovaNam.
Shimwe brings with him a wealth of experience spanning over 14 years in the human resources space, having worked at leading organisations such as Standard Bank Namibia, Office of the Prime Minister, Namibia University of Science and Technology and the Namibian Police Force.
“My 14-year background is a culmination of exposure in various industries, which, although unique from the fishing industry, will bring diverse insights to the NovaNam Group. Academically, I am pursuing a Master of Business Analytics (Eaton Business School), hold a Bachelor of Human Resources Management Honours, National Diploma: Human Resources Management and a professional Prosci Certification in Change Management,” said Shimwe
HE added: “I am thrilled and honoured to join the diverse NovaNam team. With my experience, I will collaborate with the business leaders as well as the operational team to contribute to the transformation of the people’s agenda, ultimately adding value to the brand and human capital value chain”.
“We believe that with his eagerness and commitment to achieving success as well as his leadership skills, talent, performance and discipline management, in addition to staff mentoring and coaching, NovaNam stands to benefit from his experience. We, therefore, take this opportunity to welcome Shita Shimwe to the NovaNam family, and more specifically to Lüderitz. We further wish him all the best and success in his new professional career,” said NovaNam Group Managing Director, Edwin Kamatoto.
Caption: New Buchter…Shita Shimwe is the new Group General Manager responsible for Human Resources at NovaNam. Photo: Contributed