Adenco Construction is pleased to announce that it has signed a partnership agreement with Namibians Linda Shaanika and Andre Smith and established Adenco Construction Namibia, a majority Namibian owned company.

Linda Shaanika holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Knowledge Management from Loughborough University in England and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Information Studies from the University of Namibia. Linda is a Certified International Project Manager by the International Academy of Project Management (IAPM) and has worked at management level in the public and private sector.

Andre Smith is a successful Entrepreneur; a qualified teacher and former councilor in the Mangaung/ Bloemfontein local municipality.  He has achieved many successes and rewards in the financial sector as Medical Aid broker for 15 years.  Clients included government employees and Volkswagen South Africa.

Namibia will face an energy shortage of 750 MW by 2016. Adenco has entered Namibia with the objective to assist the Namibian Government with its challenges by providing the country with Adenco’s high quality, cost effective services that it has become known for.

Says Bes Bezuidenhout Adenco CEO “I worked in Namibia in the mid 70’s, the country and its people therefore have a special place in my heart.  Returning thirty years later is going full circle. We are really excited by this opportunity in Namibia and truly believe we have the proper local partners in Linda and Andre”.

Says Linda Shaanika, the newly appointed CEO of Adenco Construction Namibia “Adenco construction has an enviable, unsurpassed twenty two year old track record. We could not have chosen better partners to assist us as we tackle the energy infrastructure roll out in Namibia. We are happy and blessed to join the Adenco family”.

Adenco Construction Namibia will be based in Windhoek.

This is another step in growing Adenco’s footprint into Africa and comes soon after establishing a presence in Kenya in September 2015 .In addition to Namibia and Kenya, Adenco now has partners and a presence in Zambia, Botswana, Tanzania, the DRC and Nigeria.