|Prime Minister Hage Geingob|
Name Calle Schlettwein
|Prime Minister Nahas Angula|
Preceded by Hage Geingob
Succeeded by Immanuel Ngatjizeko
|Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila|
Preceded by Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila
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Carl-Hermann Gustav "Calle" Schlettwein is a Namibian politician who has served in the government of Namibia as Minister of Finance since 2015. Previously he was Minister of Trade from 2012 to 2015.
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Beginning at Namibian Independence in 1990, he served as permanent secretary in various ministries. After seven years of deployment in the Ministry of Finance, President Hifikepunye Pohamba appointed Schlettwein to the National Assembly as one of the six non-voting Members of Parliament appointed by the President for the term that began in March 2010; he was then appointed as Deputy Minister of Finance in 2010. In a Cabinet reshuffle following the 2012 SWAPO congress, Schlettwein was promoted to Minister of Trade and Industry on 4 December 2012.
On Heroes' Day 2014 he was conferred the Excellent Order of the Eagle, Second Class.
Under President Hage Geingob, Schlettwein was moved to the post of Minister of Finance in March 2015.