Mr Van der Merwe, CA (SA), is credited with having achieved sustained success over his
tenure of close to 14 years and for the substantial value he has contributed to the Sanlam
Group. As part of the business succession and continuity planning, Mr Van der Merwe will
continue to serve as a non-executive director on the Sanlam Investments’ board of directors
as well as a number of other subsidiary boards on which he currently serves as nonexecutive
director. He will therefore remain closely associated with the Sanlam Group.
Mr Roux, CA (SA), was appointed in his role as Chief Operating Officer in 2005 and has
worked alongside Mr Van der Merwe on key strategic matters. Mr Roux will form part of the
Sanlam Group Executive Committee and will report to the Sanlam Group Chief Executive
Officer, Mr Ian Kirk.
The board of directors of Sanlam wishes to thank Mr Van der Merwe for his contribution
since June 2002 and congratulates Mr Roux on his new position and looks forward to his