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The MVA Fund Board is delighted to announce the appointment of its Chief Operation’s Officer, Ms Rosalia Martins-Hausiku as its Chief Executive Officer, effective 01 October 2013, for the next five years.

This follows an extensive recruitment process by the Board and concurrence of the outcome by the Minister of Works and Transport, and subsequent approval by the Cabinet of the Republic of Namibia. 

The Board is confident that we have found the right person to lead the MVA Fund to the next level of organisational excellence. Ms Martins-Hausiku is an accomplished leader with a proven track record and invaluable knowledge and understanding of the Fund’s business.

With more than 6 years of executive leadership experience, Ms Martins-Hausiku brings a wealth of relevant industry expertise to her new role having served in various positions in the Fund in the last 8 years. In her current role as Chief Operations Officer, she leads the teams responsible for Claims Management, Serious Injury Management and Rehabilitation, Accident and Injury Prevention, Call Centre, and Medical Provider Stakeholder Relations Management. With her unique mix of skills, experience and passion, she is well poised to lead this great institution and ensure its continued future success. 

The Board would also like to extend gratitude to the outgoing CEO, Mr Jerry Muadinohamba for his role in transforming and developing the Fund into one of the best managed and customer-focused State Owned Enterprises (SOE’s) with the embedded philosophy of ‘service above self’. 

Personal Profile: Ms. Martins-Hausiku

Ms Martins-Hausiku joined the MVA Fund in October 2004 as a Corporate Relations Officer. In October 2006 she was appointed as Manager: Corporate Affairs, a position she held until March 2007 when she was promoted to Chief: Corporate Affairs responsible for Corporate Communications, Public Education and Accident and Injury Prevention. In September 2010, she was appointed as the Chief Operations Officer. 

Ms Martins-Hausiku holds a Master in Business Leadership from the UNISA School of Business Leadership, South Africa; a Master of Arts degree in Culture, Communication and Media Studies from the University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa; a Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies (BAMS) from the University of Namibia (UNAM).  She also holds a Certificate in Finance and Accounting from Wits Business School, South Africa.