Microbank announces appointment of Nindipa as director


PAUL Nindipa, pictured, has been appointed a director of the Nationwide Microbank Limited (MiBank).
MiBank managing director Tony Westaway said Nindipa was a partner with NKA Chartered Accountants.
Nindipa gained his Commerce Degree at the University of Otago in New Zealand.
He held a number of community and board positions over the years including as past president of the Badili Club and a past treasurer of Transparency International in Papua New Guinea.
Nindipa is currently on the boards of Comrade Trustee Services Limited and the National Roads Authority.
He is a member of the PNG Institute of Directors and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Westaway said Nindipa would further strengthen the board’s skills sets in addressing the small busines sector.
MiBank provides services to more than 175,000 registered customers with 12 branches and many MiCash mobile money agents in the country.
The Microbank is 100 per cent Papua New Guinea-owned and its target market are those at the bottom of the economic pyramid.
Its shareholders include the State (represented by Department of Treasury), Melanesian Trustee Services Limited and Lihir Sustainable Development Programme.
Nindipa will join directors Dame Carol Kidu, Lesieli Taviri, Allan Marlin and Jason Mcilvena.