South African Insurance giant Sanlam which has presence in 33 African countries turns a 100 years old this week. Starting out with just seven founding members to the financial Services Group today with a huge Insurance Footprint on the continent.
CEO Ian Kirk says that while others have come and gone, Sanlam has chosen to stay. Speaking further he said ” While some things may change, certain things will always be prioritised in our decision-making: our people, our Continent and creating a legacy we are proud of “.
All the decisions the centenarian has made from demutualising and listing on the JSE 20 years ago to acquiring African Life in 2005 and the Saham acquisition that is currently underway, have shown its unwavering commitment to the Continent.