Sanlam governance report 2019
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Sanlam remuneration report 2019
The Board remains fully supportive of Sanlam’s vision to become a truly Pan-African business. The unrivalled ingenuity and long-term growth potential of Africa and the other emerging markets we operate in, remain intact.– Johan van Zyl, Sanlam chair
The Board remains fully supportive of Sanlam’s vision to become a truly Pan-African business. The unrivalled ingenuity and long-term growth potential of Africa and the other emerging markets we operate in, remain intact.
We have consistently demonstrated our ability to identify partnership opportunities that not only prove beneficial for the Group, but also for our partners and clients. Sanlam’s Chair, Johan van Zyl, shares his views on the highlights and challenges of the past year and summarises the main focus areas for the Board.
The Sanlam Board oversees a group of companies that has been in business for more than a century. Its role includes safeguarding this legacy while ensuring that the Group continues to create value for generations to come. The Board, in executing its fiduciary duties, remains the accountable custodian of corporate governance.
Governance Leadership Remuneration Summary
Sanlam’s remuneration philosophy and policy support the Group strategy by incentivising the behaviour required to meet and exceed predetermined strategic goals. Both short and long-term strategic objectives are measured and rewarded. This blended approach mitigates excessive risk-taking and balances longer-term strategic objectives with short-term operational performance.
We take a systemic and strategic approach to reporting with an annual reporting suite structured to meet the needs of different stakeholders effectively. This is part of our commitment to transparent and relevant stakeholder reporting, and is enhanced through personal interaction and feedback.
Our reporting elements consider regulatory requirements and reporting guidelines such as the International Integrated Reporting Council’s (IIRC’s) Integrated Reporting Framework, the King IV Report on Corporate Governance™ for South Africa, 2016, the JSE Listings Requirements and the Companies Act, 71 of 2008, as amended.