Chairman of the Board
General Manager: Sanlam Personal Finance Distribution - Strategy & Transformation
IFA Distribution Services Network (Pty) Ltd
Jacques matriculated in 1984 and, having completed national service and studies, articled at Price Waterhouse Coopers. On completion of articles, he became Group Financial Manager for Q Data Limited, before joining a number of strategy consulting firms, specialising in strategy formulation, transformation and execution. In 2001 he was appointed as the COO of Metropolitan Odyssey and in 2003 as CEO and Executive Director. In 2006, following the restructuring of the Metropolitan Life business, he was appointed Executive: Broker Distribution for Metropolitan Life. Between 2009 and 2012, Jacques worked in Nigeria as Managing Director of UBA Metropolitan Life (Nigeria) Ltd, a joint venture between Metropolitan International and United Bank for Africa Plc. During this time, he was also a member of the executive of Metropolitan International.
Jacques joined Sanlam in 2013 as General Manager responsible for the broker business in SPF Distribution. In 2019, his role changed to responsibilities for c.He is a non-executive director of IFA Distribution Services Network (Pty) Ltd as well as Succession Financial Planning (Pty) Ltd, where he also acts as Chairman of the Board.