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Bank puts its money on Hanri Jacobs. DBN CEO Martin Inkumbi announced the appointment of Hanri Jacobs as the Bank's new Chief Financial Officer. She succeeds Renier van Rooyen who has joined the Corporate Advisory Reform Unit of the Ministry of Public Enterprises
Bank puts its money on Hanri Jacobs. DBN CEO Martin Inkumbi announced the appointment of Hanri Jacobs as the Bank's new Chief Financial Officer. She succeeds Renier van Rooyen who has joined the Corporate Advisory Reform Unit of the Ministry of Public Enterprises 20161021 DBN Jacobs

DBN appoints new Chief Financial Officer Hanri Jacobs joins Bank team Featured

Oct 21 2016

Hanri Jacobs has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) in a selection process conducted by the Bank's Board of Directors. She succeeds Renier van Rooyen who left DBN to join the Corporate Advisory Reform Unit of the Ministry of Public Enterprises.

 

Jacobs will have oversight of the financial management, treasury and IT functions of the Bank.

 

Previously, she has served as Chief Financial Officer and then Acting Managing Director of NamPower. Thereafter, she joined Manitoba Hydro International, a transmission company, where she was an executive director for the company's Nigerian operation.

 

Regarding her appointment, DBN CEO Martin Inkumbi said the return of Jacobs to Namibia, and her capability and experience, will stand the Bank in good stead. He elaborated by saying that the Bank will draw on her knowledge and experience of large-scale infrastructure finance, structuring of corporate finance, as well as high-level corporate strategy and governance.

 

Jacobs obtained her B.Compt. in 1990, and her B.Compt. Hons in 1991. She is a registered Chartered Accountant and passed the examination of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

 

She has over fifteen years of financial experience in all levels of financial and management accounting and business processes, in addition to five years' SAP implementation experience.

 

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