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Anton was appointed chief executive in January 2005. He is a chartered accountant with higher diplomas in Accounting (University of Witwatersrand) and Tax Law (University of Cape Town). Anton has extensive experience in the investment world. He started his career at Ironside Greenwood before joining Southern Life in 1983. In 1996, Anton was appointed director: business services at Southern Asset Management.
Two years later, he took up the role of their chief operating officer. He was appointed head of retail at Gensec Asset Management in January 2000. Later that year he was appointed deputy managing director and chief operating officer at Sanlam Investment Management. In 2002, Anton was appointed MD of Sanlam Private Investments while continuing to fulfil his role as COO of Sanlam Investment Management. He held these positions until appointed as chief executive at Glacier.
Johann has been part of the business for over 10 years and has played an important role in the development and vesting of Glacier as a company. He holds a B.Sc (Actuarial Science) from the Rand Afrikaans University. He was involved in the design and setting up of our initial product range in South Africa and Namibia.
In his role as head of Business Solutions, Johann oversees the Product Development, Business Analysis and Legal teams, which aim to enhance the range of financial solutions available to investors as well as introduce specialist products tailored for specific economic/regulatory/market circumstances.
Jean was appointed Head of Business Integration & Research on 1 January 2009. Prior to joining Glacier, he worked on various strategic projects within Sanlam Personal Finance and has held senior roles at Sanlam Multi Manager International and Sanlam Personal Portfolios. His key responsibility at Glacier is to ensure that the company has appropriate solutions with which to serve the affluent market as well as the necessary advice strategies and tools through which to deliver these solutions to the market. As a result, he will be working closely with financial intermediaries.
In addition, he provides strategic leadership to the well known Glacier Research team, the Marketing team as well as the Fiduciary Service function within Glacier. Jean is a qualified Actuary.
Werner holds an M.Comm: Human Resources Management: Industrial Psychology from the Rand Afrikaans University and an MBA from the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business. He has acted as an HR Consultant for Sanlam IT, Sanlam Collective Investments, Sanlam Personal Portfolios, Sanlam Trust, Finance and Marketing.
He was appointed Head of HR at Glacier in 2001. In 2009 Werner assumed responsibility for both the national sales and the investment-focused distribution teams.
Michelle was appointed in May 2005 as Head of Client Services. She holds a BA (English and Psychology) and H Dip Journ, both from Rhodes University. Her responsibilities include the Communication Centre, Operations and Investment Administration.
Before joining Glacier she worked for the online bank 20twenty for four years, where she was responsible for the contact centre and all aspects relating to customer experience. She gained her extensive experience in the life insurance industry while working at Norwich Life (which became part of the Fedsure Group) for eight years.