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The Sanlam Board is committed to the highest standards of business integrity, ethical values and governance.

It recognises Sanlam’s responsibility to conduct its affairs ethically, transparently, with accountability, fairly and in a socially responsible way. This ensures a sustainable business that creates value for its stakeholders. ZimLazarus ZimIndependent Non-executive Director. Director since 2006.120 ZinnShirley ZinnIndependent Non-Executive directors Committee, Non-Executive directors Committee130 MokokaMathukana MokokaIndependent Non-Executive Director200 BothaAnton BothaChairman: HR Committee. Independent Non-executive Director. Director since 2006.050 GildenhuysAnton GildenhuysAppointed Chief Actuary and Chief Risk Officer of Sanlam Limited in 2015.003 DuggalArun DuggalIndependent Non-executive Director, ​Director since 2013.00 SwanepoelChris SwanepoelIndependent Non-executive Director. Director since 2011.110 WerthHeinie WerthAppointed Group’s Financial Director. Executive Director. Director since 2016.1209 BrodyHubert BrodyAppointed Chief Executive of Sanlam Personal Finance in 2015.00 KirkIan KirkAppointed Group Chief Executive Officer in 2015. Executive Director. Director since 2015.0701 StrydomJurie StrydomAppointed Chief Executive: Sanlam Personal Finance in 2017.002 MöllerKobus MöllerAppointed Financial Director in 2006. Executive Director since 2006.00é LambrechtsLizé LambrechtsAppointed Chief Executive of Santam Ltd in 2015.004 John NgulubeJunior John NgulubeAppointed Chief Executive Officer of Sanlam Emerging Markets in 2016.006 RouxRobert RouxAppointed Chief Executive Officer of Sanlam Investments in 2015.008 van ZylJohan van ZylChairman. Non-executive Director. Director since 2016.010 NondumoKarabo NondumoIndependent Non-executive Director. Director since 2015.090 MotsepePatrice MotsepeDeputy Chairman. Non-executive Director. Director since 2004.020 HanrattyPaul HanrattyNon-executive director. Director since 2017.060 SimelaneRejoice SimelaneNon-executive Director. Director since 2004.100 NkosiSipho NkosiIndependent Non-executive Director. Director since 2006.030 MvusiTemba MvusiAppointed Chief Executive of Group Market Development in 2004. Executive Director. Director since 2009.0805

Our governance structures

The directors of Sanlam serve on the Board of Sanlam Life Insurance Limited (Sanlam Life), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanlam. The two boards function as an integrated unit, in practice, as far as possible.

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Chairman's report 2017

Chairman Johan van Zyl's report consist of responses to key questions that reflect his leadership perspective, summarise the main focus areas for the Board during the past year, and reflect on the longer-term value created by Sanlam for stakeholders.

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Performance-based remuneration

The Sanlam Board recognises that appropriate remuneration for executive directors, members of its Executive committee and other employees is inextricably linked to the attraction, development and retention of top-level talent and human capital within the Group.

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Understanding our governance approach

Sanlam has a comprehensive and entrenched governance system and approach that enables sustainable value creation for stakeholders. At the core is the trust that our material stakeholders place in Sanlam to uphold the highest level of integrity and ethical conduct.

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King IV™

Sanlam is a listed company on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange operated by the JSE Limited (JSE) and Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX). For the period ended 31 December 2017, Sanlam fully implemented and disclosed hereto all the principles on good corporate governance as provided for under King IV™ as well as the mandatory corporate governance requirements of the JSE Listing Requirements.

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