Sanlam announces executive changes

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JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SANLAM has announced Chief Executive Officer of its personal finance entity (SPF), Hubert Brody, will step down on May 31. Jurie Strydom, currently the joint Deputy CEO of SPF, has been appointed CEO of the entity. With effect from April 1, Temba Mvusi, the Chief Executive of Group Market Development, has been appointed More...

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Mobile phones to modernise insurance sector

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