Ms Modise is a member of the Board of Directors as of 2019, she joined the Sanlam Group in 2014 as Executive: HR and Transformation at Santam, where she spent three years before she became Chief Human Resources Officer at Sanlam Investments. Thereafter, she assumed the role of Chief Executive: Human Resources for the Sanlam Group on 1 July 2019.
Ms Modise’s academic background includes a B.Com degree, an MDP, an MBL degree, a Senior Executive Programme (Harvard) and an Advanced Management Development Programme (INSEAD). She is an accomplished HR executive with more than 20 years’ experience in other blue chip and multinational companies such as SAP, Hewlett Packard, Nedbank and AngloGold Ashanti, where she worked before joining the Sanlam Group.
Ms Modise previously served as Non-executive Director and Chairperson of the Board HR and Remuneration Committee of Foskor, and Non-executive Director for Save the Children South Africa (a global NGO that focuses on the rights of children).
Ms Modise’s appointment is effective from 1 September 2019.