28 July 2020
Sanlam has won two awards for excellence in financial reporting and communications awarded by The Investment Analysts Society of South Africa (IAS). The awards are: Communications and Financial Reporting for the Insurance Sector, and Best Presentation to the Society 2019 – Market Capitalisation above R30 billion. It is the first time that Sanlam has won the best presentation to society prize, demonstrating the management team’s commitment to excellence and transparency in reporting financial information.
The IAS presents awards to companies in various categories that demonstrate excellence in transparency, financial disclosure and communication. IAS members selected the winners.
Due to the public health measures for the coronavirus global pandemic, the IAS will not host an awards ceremony this year. The winners are listed on the IAS website: www.iassa.co.za.
Wikus Olivier, acting group Chief Financial Officer for the period under review, commented: “We are honoured to receive this award from the IAS members. Delivering clear and consistent financial communications is a team effort and an important part of maintaining the public trust with our various stakeholders. It is also an acknowledgement to our hard-working team and the shared values that build trust and produce successful outcomes. Our shared values will see us through the best and toughest of times, for generations to come.”
The IAS is an organisation for the financial analyst profession in South Africa. Membership comprises professionals from the analyst profession including investment banks, fund managers, brokers, insurance companies, and pension funds.
Sanlam has the won the best financial reporting award for the 11th time since listing on the JSE, as well as the overall prize in 1999.