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Sanlam is a diversified financial services group, headquartered in South Africa, operating across a number of selected global markets.

We have been creating value for stakeholders since 1918 – for more than 100 years. Sanlam is one of the biggest internationally active insurance groups globally, and is classified as a domestic systemically important financial institution in South Africa. We contribute to financial resilience and prosperity in all the markets where we are present.

Understanding Our Strategy

Sanlam is committed to building a culture of client-centricity, where our Wealthsmiths™ support people in living their best possible lives through financial resilience and prosperity. Our strategy has remained largely unchanged since 2003, and our strategic intent of sustainable value creation for all key stakeholders remains firmly in place.

To read more about our strategy, vision and values, visit our Investor Relations site.

 

 

http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Lazarus ZimLazarus ZimIndependent Non-executive Director. Director since 2006.120
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Shirley ZinnShirley ZinnIndependent Non-Executive directors Committee, Non-Executive directors Committee130
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Greg KatzenellenbogenGreg Katzenellenbogen00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Patrice MotsepePatrice MotsepeDeputy Chairman. Non-executive Director. Director since 2004.020
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Johann ScholtzJohann Scholtz00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Deana JardimDeana Jardim00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Paul BradshawPaul BradshawIndependent Non-executive Director. Director since 2013.00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Daniël KrielDaniël Kriel00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Hubert BrodyHubert BrodyAppointed Chief Executive of Sanlam Personal Finance in 2015.00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Kobus MöllerKobus MöllerAppointed Financial Director in 2006. Executive Director since 2006.00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Lawrence JacobsLawrence Jacobs00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Marteen MichauMarteen Michau00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Merwen MelletMerwen Mellet00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Johan van ZylJohan van ZylChairman. Non-executive Director. Director since 2016.010
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Karabo NondumoKarabo NondumoIndependent Non-executive Director. Director since 2015.090
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Rejoice SimelaneRejoice SimelaneNon-executive Director. Director since 2004.100
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Johan van der MerweJohan van der MerweAppointed Chief Executive Officer of Sanlam Investment Management in 2002.00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Francois BruwerFrancois Bruwer00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Mathukana MokokaMathukana MokokaIndependent Non-Executive Director200
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Robert RouxRobert RouxAppointed Chief Executive Officer of Sanlam Investments in 2015.008
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Robert RouxRobert Roux00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Alwyn van der MerweAlwyn van der Merwe00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Arthur ClaytonArthur Clayton00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Arun DuggalArun DuggalIndependent Non-executive Director, ​Director since 2013.00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Bernard SwanepoelBernard SwanepoelIndependent Non-executive Director, Director since 200400
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Carl RoothmanCarl Roothman00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Cora FernandezCora Fernandez00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Gary McNamaraGary McNamara00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/André ZeemanAndré ZeemanAppointed Chief Actuary of Sanlam Ltd and Statutory Actuary of Sanlam Life in 2005.00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Anton BothaAnton BothaChairman: HR Committee. Independent Non-executive Director. Director since 2006.050
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Anton GildenhuysAnton GildenhuysAppointed Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer of Sanlam Limited in 2015.003
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Chris SwanepoelChris SwanepoelIndependent Non-executive Director. Director since 2011.110
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Flip RademeyerFlip RademeyerIndependent Non-executive Director. Director since 2011.00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Heinie WerthHeinie WerthAppointed Group’s Financial Director. Executive Director. Director since 2016.1209
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Ian KirkIan KirkAppointed Group Chief Executive Officer in 2015. Executive Director. Director since 2015.0701
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Jurie StrydomJurie StrydomAppointed Chief Executive: Sanlam Personal Finance in 2017.002
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Lizé LambrechtsLizé LambrechtsAppointed Chief Executive of Santam Ltd in 2015.004
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Peter DuminyPeter Duminy00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Vincent VermaakVincent Vermaak00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Junior John NgulubeJunior John NgulubeAppointed Chief Executive Officer of Sanlam Emerging Markets in 2016.006
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Martin SchmulianMartin Schmulian00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Mbuso MtshaliMbuso Mtshali00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Ronel PfotenhauerRonel Pfotenhauer00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Shane TremeerShane Tremeer00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Paul HanrattyPaul HanrattyNon-executive director. Director since 2017.060
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Sipho NkosiSipho NkosiIndependent Non-executive Director. Director since 2006.030
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Temba MvusiTemba MvusiAppointed Chief Executive of Group Market Development in 2004. Executive Director. Director since 2009.0805
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Valli MoosaValli MoosaChairman: Sustainability Committee. Independent Non-executive Director. Director since 2004.00
http://www.sanlam.co.za/about/company/sanlam/Pierre RodriguesPierre Rodrigues00

Sanlam’s Presence per Line of Business

Sanlam is one of the 50 largest internationally active insurance groups in the world with a presence in 45 countries. Through Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam has the most extensive insurance footprint in Africa. Read more about Sanlam’s presence per line of business in the countries in which we operate, or line of business per cluster.

Sanlam's Global Footprint

  • Developed Markets
  • Emerging Markets

 Careers

 

 

Career Opportunitieshttp://www.sanlam.co.za/careers/career-opportunitiesCareer OpportunitiesAs one of the largest financial services groups in SA, Sanlam offers a diverse range of career opportunities including accounting, IT, financial planning, actuarial science & more.Irrespective of whether you’re starting your career or you’re an experienced professional, Sanlam offers opportunity in many diverse fields including accounting, actuarial science, investments, legal, IT and many more.http://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/Careers_banner8.jpg?RenditionID=5, /CoZaBannerImages/Careers_banner8.jpg?RenditionID=5
How We Recruithttp://www.sanlam.co.za/careers/Pages/how-we-recruit.aspxHow We RecruitSanlam follows a 6-step recruitment process when screening & selecting new candidates. Our process is aligned with the employment equity and labour relation act.Sanlam’s recruitment and selection processes are aligned with the Sanlam Group’s Employment Equity Policy and other relevant legislation.http://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/Careers_evp_banner2.jpg?RenditionID=5, /CoZaBannerImages/Careers_evp_banner2.jpg?RenditionID=5

Responsible Business

We are committed to supporting financial resilience, well-being, prosperity and inclusion. We achieve this in a sustainable manner by creating shared value for our stakeholders.

For more information on how we are creating a world worth living in, visit the sustainability centre.

 

Black Economic Empowerment (BEE)

Sanlam understands that economic transformation is a national economic priority, and black economic empowerment (BEE) is a corporate responsibility that the Group takes very seriously.

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Sanlam Foundation

The Sanlam Foundation is the embodiment of Sanlam’s deep concern for the socio-economic and environmental challenges that threaten the sustainability of the environment.

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Sustainability

At Sanlam we strive to create lasting value that protects our environment, uplifts communities and empowers individuals to live their best lives possible.

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Governance

The Sanlam Board recognises Sanlam’s responsibility to conduct its affairs ethically, transparently, with accountability, fairly and in a socially responsible way.

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Investor Relations

We welcome engagement with our more than 450 000 shareholders, our business partners, suppliers, governments and regulators. Our investor relations website will provide you with the latest news on our performance, strategy implementation and sustainability initiatives, as well as important governance and shareholder information.

 Sponsorships

 

 

Businesshttp://www.sanlam.co.za/sponsorships/businessBusinessSanlam business sponsorships aim to support local SME’s & entrepreneurs in South Africa – Sanlam & Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year Competition.As a diversified financial services player with an extensive footprint into 11 African countries, we understand the dedication and determination it takes to set up and manage your own business and believe that a lot can come from very little. http://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/sponsor_business.jpg?RenditionID=5, /CoZaBannerImages/sponsor_business.jpg?RenditionID=5
Sporthttp://www.sanlam.co.za/sponsorships/sportSportSanlam sponsors a number of sporting events including the Cape Town Marathon, Cape Mile & SAGES National golf tournament.As a diversified financial services player with an extensive footprint into 14 African countries, our aim is to make our sport sponsorships easily accessible and within everyone’s means.http://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/TeamWolf_ContentBanner.jpg?RenditionID=5, /CoZaBannerImages/TeamWolf_ContentBanner.jpg?RenditionID=5
Mediahttp://www.sanlam.co.za/sponsorships/mediaMediaSanlam’s media sponsorship programmes include the Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism and the Local Media Awards.A strong and healthy media is a very important aspect of a democracy. Through our media sponsorships we hope to grow increasingly competent and challenging media reportage.http://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/MediaSponsor.jpg?RenditionID=5 , /CoZaBannerImages/MediaSponsor.jpg?RenditionID=5
Design and Culturehttp://www.sanlam.co.za/sponsorships/designandcultureDesign and CultureSanlam recognizes local craftsmanship through our Handmade Contemporary sponsorship. Related accolades include Sanlam Prize for Youth Literature & Woordfees.Sanlam recognises that building wealth requires as much patience and craftsmanship as that required by wealthsmiths.http://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/sponsor_design.jpg?RenditionID=5, /CoZaBannerImages/sponsor_design.jpg?RenditionID=5
Awardshttp://www.sanlam.co.za/sponsorships/awardsAwardsAs a diversified financial services player with an extensive footprint in 11 African countries, we are able to support and promote top local talent across various industries. From awarding top achievers in professional services and financial journalism, to celebrating South Africa’s top artists, Sanlam aims to recognise and reward work of outstanding quality.http://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/Awards_banner.jpg?RenditionID=5, /CoZaBannerImages/Awards_banner.jpg?RenditionID=5
Kidshttp://www.sanlam.co.za/sponsorships/kidsKidsAs part of our sponsorship initiatives, Sanlam invests in Takalani Sesame to promote education & raise awareness aroud HIV/AIDS.We believe that we can make a difference and that with enough determination and dedication a lot can come from very little. Just like wealth creation, a craft that we as a company are more familiar with.http://www.sanlam.co.za/CoZaBannerImages/TakalaniSesame_banner.png?RenditionID=5, /CoZaBannerImages/TakalaniSesame_banner.png?RenditionID=5

Sanlam Awards

Sanlam Group

Sanlam was awarded the Top Employer award by The Top Employers Institute for four years running –2015 to 2018.

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

Achieved IAAF Gold Label status in 2017 and 2018; Participation Event of the Year at 2018 Sports Industry Awards; Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) Green Award and certificate from the Climate Neutral Group in 2017.

Sanlam Employee Benefits

SEB was named Employee Benefits Product Supplier of the Year at the 2015, 2017 and 2018 Financial Intermediaries Association of Southern Africa (FIA) Awards.

Sanlam UK

Craig Veysey, Lead Manager: Sanlam Strategic Bond Fund, won in Strategic Bond category and Mike Pinggera, Lead Manager: Sanlam Multi-Strategy Fund in Absolute Return-Multi Asset category.

Sanlam Gap Cover

Sanlam Gap Cover was ranked as the leading provider of gap cover for people younger than 60 in the 2018 GTC survey.

Sanlam Reality

Sanlam Reality was named SA's top loyalty programme in the insurance sector in a random survey based on the South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) model.

Sanlam Group

Sanlam was the joint recipient of the African Company of the Year award, and Nadia Fettah, CEO of SAHAM Finances, was named African CEO of the Year at the 2018 Africa CEO Forum.

Sanlam Emerging Markets

SEM won the Insurance Company of the Year award at the 2017 Africa Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) Awards ceremony.

Sanlam Umbrella Fund

Sanlam Umbrella Fund received four prestigious IRFA Awards in 2017 for playing a leading role in the South African retirement fund landscape.

Sanlam Go Cover

Sanlam was recognised as the 2017 South African New Product Innovation Leader in the Insurance Industry on Digital Transformation by Frost & Sullivan.

Sanlam Graduates

Sanlam was chosen as the runner-up in the insurance category at the 2017 South African Graduate Employers Association (SAGEA) Employer Awards.

Sanlam Private Wealth

SPW was named SA's top wealth manager for the third consecutive year following the 2016 Intellidex-Moneyweb Top Private Banks and Wealth Managers survey.

Sanlam Investments

Sanlam Investments won the award for South Africa's Equities Manager of the Year at the 2016 Imbasa Yegolide Awards hosted by Batseta.

Sanlam Private Wealth

Sanlam Private Wealth's Global High Quality Fund (GHQ) won the Best Fund Award at the 2017 City of London Wealth Management Awards™.

Sanlam Group

Sanlam portfolio managers have won awards for being top performers in their fund categories in the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Raging Bull Awards.

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Our History

Founded in 1918, Sanlam has a rich heritage. The Group has over the years evolved from a traditional insurer to a diversified financial service provider with both local and international footprints.

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