Executive Leadership Development Programme - Gordon Institute of Business Science
Current position - Head: Distribution and Sales at Glacier
In 2009 Werner was appointed as the Head of Distribution and Sales at Glacier, and under his leadership of the investment distribution
channel alone, he has contributed significantly to its growth. Werner joined Sanlam in 1998 as a human resources generalist, and in 2001 was
appointed as Glacier’s head of human resources, before he moved into the position of head of Glacier’s investment distribution channel in 2007.
Consistently delivering results, Werner is described as gifted, with the skills needed for positioning the business for future successes. He has a strongorientation for human capital, and understands the link between strategic initiatives and employee best practices. He is a champion of motivating,mentoring, and leading a diverse workforce.
Werner holds an MCom (Industrial Psychology) degree from the Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit or University of Johannesburg. He is a registered industrialpsychologist with the HPCSA.
Werner also holds a Diploma in Financial Markets and Instruments from the Academy of Financial Markets which he attained in 2001. In 2008, he completed a Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, and most recently, in 2016, he completed the Leadership Development Programme from GIBS at the University of Pretoria.