Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) has strengthened its team with the appointment of Mrs. Charmaine Gaingos as its Company Secretary as of 16 January 2017.
Gaingos joins the team with extensive administrative experience and a comprehensive understanding of the law. She obtained a Bjuris and an LLB from the University of Namibia and is an admitted Legal Practitioner in the High Court of Namibia. Prior to joining NWR, she was the Risk, Governance and Company Secretarial Specialist at Old Mutual Namibia.
When asked how she would assist NWR in achieving its objectives, Gaingos said, “I will promote good corporate governance, timely preparation of board packs and minutes while implementing sound governance frameworks, ensure compliance with the local corporate law, ensure that ongoing training is provided to the Directors and that any shareholder issues are well managed”.
She further stated that, “from a legal standpoint, I will issue sound legal opinions on legal issues, provide legal sign off on contracts and business processes, prepare the business for new legislation, manage legal complaints received and provide ad hoc legal services”.
With this selection, NWR believes it is moving in the right direction as this appointment is vital in ensuring that both directors and shareholders are informed of their legal responsibilities.