Sanlam Life Insurance Limited

Sanlam Life Insurance offers peace of mind through life insurance solutions that will cater for your personal circumstances.

SANLAM LIFE INSURANCE LIMITED REG NO 1998/021121/06


Independent non-executive directors

Desmond Smith

Board Chairman and Chairman: Nominations Committee and Non-Executive Directors' Committee
BSc (US), Fellow of Actuarial Society of SA, ISMP (Harvard Business School)

Director since 2009.

Major external positions, directorships or associations: Chairman of the Reinsurance Group of America (South Africa) (RGA), director of a number of companies: Medic-Clinic, Clover Danone Beverages and Clover Industries.

Sanlam Ltd and Sanlam Life committee memberships: Non-Executive Directors (Chairman), Nominations (Chairman), Human Resources and Policyholders' Interest.

Manana Bakane-Tuoane

PhD (Econ) (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)

Director since 2004.

Major external positions, directorships or associations: African Rainbow Minerals.

Sanlam Ltd and Sanlam Life committee memberships: Nominations, Human Resources, Non-executive Directors, Retail Cluster and Policyholders' Interest.

Anton Botha

Chairman: HR Committee
BProc, BCom (Hons) Investment Management, Stanford Executive Program

Director since 2006.

Major external positions, directorships or associations: JSE, University of Pretoria, Vukile Property Fund, Sanlam Capital Markets, Sanlam Investment Management, Genbel Securities, Imalivest, African Rainbow Minerals.

Sanlam Ltd and Sanlam Life committee memberships: Human Resources (Chairman), Non-executive Directors, Institutional Cluster.

Philisiwe Mthethwa

MBA (Corporate Finance), MSc (Economics)

Director since 2011.

Chief Executive Officer of the National Empowerment Fund (NEF) since July 2005. Prior to the NEF she was employed by a French investment bank in London, the South African Reserve Bank, Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank and the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) in France and Germany to promote European investment in South Africa. She returned to South Africa in 2002 to become Chief Director of the Black Economic Empowerment Unit of the dti. She is chairperson of Group Five Limited and also serves on the board of Mvelaphanda Resources Limited.

Valli Moosa

Chairman: Sustainability Committee
BSc (Mathematics, Physics - University of Durban-Westville)

Director since 2004.

Major external positions, directorships or associations: Lereko Investments, Imperial, Sun International, Real Africa Holdings, Anglo Platinum.

Sanlam Ltd and Sanlam Life committee memberships: Sustainability (Chairman), Non-executive Directors, Institutional Cluster.

Sipho Nkosi

BCom (Hons) Economics, MBA, Diploma in Marketing, AMP (Oxford)

Director since 2006.

Major external positions, directorships or associations: Exxaro Resources, Anooraq Resources, Eyesizwe Holdings.

Sanlam Ltd and Sanlam Life committee memberships: Non-executive Directors, Retail Cluster.

 

Flip Rademeyer

CTA (1971) Unisa, CA (SA) (1972), Stanford Executive Programme (1984)

Director of companies in the Sanlam Group.

Director since 2011 and Chairman of the Audit, Actuarial and Finance committees.  

Joined Sanlam in 1998 as Financial Director and retired on 31 October 2006 after which he served on several Sanlam Business Boards and Committees in a non-executive capacity. He started his corporate career with the Gencor Group in 1971 and left in 1993 as financial director. Former Chairman of the AHI (2007).

Bernard Swanepoel

BCom (Hons), BSc (Mining Engineering)

Director since 2004.

Major external positions, directorships or associations: African Rainbow Minerals, Wits Business School Advisory Board, Pretoria University Mining Engineering Advisory Board, Delta Mining Consolidated, Village Main Reef Gold Mining Co. (1934), To the Point Growth Specialists, Savannah Gold.

Sanlam Ltd and Sanlam Life committee memberships: Sustainability, Non-executive Directors, Retail Cluster.

Chris Swanepoel

BSc. Hons. (1982) Unisa, FIA, FASSA

Director since 2011 and chairman of the Risk and Compliance committee.

Joined Sanlam in 1972 and retired as Chief Actuary in 2005 after which he continued to serve as a non-executive director on the board of Sanlam Life until June 2006. He served on several Sanlam Business Boards and Committees as non-executive director since 2006. His earlier positions in the Group included that of Senior Pension Actuary, Assistant General Manager: Group Benefits and Assistant General Manager.

Lazarus Zim

BCom Hons, MCom, DCom (HC)

Director since 2006.

Major external positions, directorships or associations:  Chamber of Mines of SA, Kumba, Telkom,  Afripalm, Northam Platinum, Mvelaphanda Resources, Transhex. 
Sanlam Ltd and Sanlam Life committee memberships: Sustainability, Non-executive Directors.

Mr Arun Duggal

Qualified mechanical engineer (Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi), MBA (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad)

Director since January 2013

Chairman of the board of directors of Shriram Capital, Shriram Transport Finance Company, Shriram Properties, and Shriram City Union Finance. Also Chairman of Bellwether Microfinance Fund and the Vice-Chairman of International Asset Reconstruction Company.

Other directorships: Jubilant Energy, Netherlands, L&T Mutual Fund Trustee Limited, Zuari Agro Chemicals Limited, Info Edge, Dish TV, Adani Port & SEZ; Carzonrent (India) Pvt. Ltd., Mortice Limited (Singapore). Member of the Investment Committee of Axis Private Equity and Visiting Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad where he teaches a course on Venture Capital & Private Equity.

Experienced international banker and has advised companies and financial institutions on financial strategy, mergers, acquisitions and capital raising. Arun‘s career with Bank of America spanned 26 years, based across the US, Hong Kong and Japan, with his last role being that of Chief Executive of Bank of America in India from 1998 to 2001.

Paul Bradshaw

Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries

Director since 2013

Major external positions, directorships or associations: Skandia UK Life Assurance Limited, St James Place, Nucleus Financial Group Limited, Sanlam UK Holdings, Sanlam Life and Pensions UK Limited, Sanlam Private Investments and Sanlam Private Wealth Holdings UK Limited, Southampton University Hospital NHS Trust, Paul Bradshaw Consulting Limited and Integrated Protection Solutions Limited.

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Non-Executive directors

Patrice Motsepe

Deputy Chairman
BA (Legal), LLB

Director since 2004.

Major external positions, directorships or associations: African Rainbow Minerals, Harmony, Ubuntu-Botho Investments, Sizanani-Thusanang-Helpmekaar Investments, President of Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club, African Fashion International.

Sanlam Ltd and Sanlam Life committee memberships: Nominations, Human Resources, Non-executive Directors.

Rejoice Simelane

BA (Econ and Accounting; UBLS); PhD (Econ; Connecticut, USA)

Director since 2004.

Major external positions, directorships or associations: African Rainbow Minerals, Ubuntu-Botho Investments. Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club, Council of Medical Schemes.

Sanlam Ltd and Sanlam Life committee memberships: Sustainability, Policyholders' Interest and Non-executive Directors, Retail Cluster.

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Executive directors

Johan van Zyl

Group Chief Executive Officer
Phd, DSc (Agric)

Kobus Möller

Financial Director
BCompt (Hons), CA (SA), AMP (Harvard)

Financial Director since 2006.

Major external positions, directorships or associations: Sanlam Capital Markets, Sanlam Developing Markets, Sanlam Investment Management, Santam, Sanlam UK, MiWay Group Holdings, Channel Life.

Sanlam Ltd and Sanlam Life committee memberships: Short-term Insurance Cluster, Retail Cluster, Institutional Cluster.

Temba Mvusi

Chief Executive: Group Market Development of Sanlam (since August 2005) and Executive Head: Market Development at Santam
BA, ELP (Warton School of Business), MAP (Wits), PDP (UK)

Director since December 2009.

Major external positions, directorships or associations: Sanlam Developing Markets, Sanlam Investment Management, Sanlam Private Investments, Channel Life, National Business Initiative, John Daniel Holdings Limited, Council member of the Walter Sisulu University and Bishops.
Sanlam Ltd and Sanlam Life committee memberships: Retail Cluster, Institutional Cluster

Director since 2001 - Group Chief Executive since 2003.

Major external positions, directorships or associations: Sanlam Investment Management, Sanlam Netherlands Holdings BV, Sanlam UK, Santam, Sanlam Developing Markets, MiWay Group Holdings, University of Pretoria, Hans Merensky Foundation.

Sanlam Ltd and Sanlam Life committee memberships: Short-term Insurance Cluster (Chairman), Retail Cluster (Chairman), Institutional Cluster (Chairman).

Yegs Ramiah

Chief Executive: Sanlam Brand
BA LLB, MBA, HDip Tax (Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa) and AMP (Harvard)

Director since 6 December 2012

Major external positions, directorships or associations: Sanlam Investment Management, Sanlam Investment Holdings Ltd., Santam Limited, Grindrod South Africa (Pty) Limited and Adopt a School Foundation.

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Chief executives of Sanlam

Ian Kirk

Chief Executive: Santam Ltd
FCA (Ireland), CA (SA), H.Dip BDP (Wits)

Lizé Lambrechts

Chief Executive: Sanlam Personal Finance
BSc (Hons), FIA, EDP (Manchester)

Johan van der Merwe

Chief Executive: Sanlam Investments
MCom, MPhil (CANTAB), CA(SA), AMP (Harvard) INSEAD (2011)

Heinie Werth

Chief Executive Officer: Sanlam Emerging Markets
Hons B Accountancy, CA (SA), MBA (Stellenbosch), EDP (Manchester)

André Zeeman

Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer
BCom, FASSA, EDP (Manchester)

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Company secretariat

Sana-Ullah Bray

Company Secretary: Sanlam Limited and Sanlam Life Insurance Ltd
BA (Law), LLB