Johannes !Gawaxab is Managing Director of Old Mutual's African business, excluding Old Mutual South Africa, which include Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Swaziland and Zimbabwe.

In his previous position as Chief Executive Officer of Old Mutual Namibia, Johannes was responsible for the Life Insurance, Property, Asset Management and Pensions business.  Prior to that, he held the position of Chief Executive of Old Mutual Asset Managers Namibia.  He joined
Old Mutual as Chief Executive of the asset management business in March 1998. 

Johannes holds a B.A. and a Masters of Business Leadership from the University of South Africa, an MA from the Graduate School of Business at Kingston (London) as well as the AMP from Harvard University.