The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) has announced the appointment of Auguste Fabian as a Brand Marketing Specialist, effective May 2024.

Ms Fabian brings over 8 years of marketing and communications experience to the role, along with a wealth of knowledge in brand strategy development and implementation.

Jerome Mutumba, Executive for Marketing and Corporate Communications at DBN, expressed confidence in Fabian’s ability to drive the successful implementation of the Bank’s brand strategy.

He noted, “Auguste’s extensive experience and proven track record make her an ideal candidate to lead our brand marketing efforts. We are excited to welcome her to the DBN team.”

Auguste holds a Master’s Degree in marketing communications from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, as well as a degree in Public Relations from the University of Namibia and a postgraduate diploma in Management from Namibia University of Science and Technology.

Her appointment followed a meticulous selection process conducted by a panel drawn from various DBN departments.

In her new role, Fabian will be responsible for developing and implementing the Bank’s brand strategy, managing corporate identity, initiating and managing brand research, driving internal brand education, and supporting lending, SMEs, and business development to generate leads.

Commenting on her appointment, Fabian said, “I am excited to join the DBN team and eager to craft impactful brand marketing initiatives that align with the Bank’s values and objectives, contributing to a research-driven, cohesive, and compelling brand image for the Bank.”

Prior to joining DBN, Fabian served as the Public Relations Officer at the Namibian Agronomic Board, where she spearheaded the development and implementation of the Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Strategy.

“The Bank wish Auguste the very best in her new role and look forward to her contributions to the DBN’s brand marketing efforts,” Mutumba said.

In the photo: New brand marketing specialist at DBN, Ms Auguste Fabian.