Governance

Governance 

Governance 

Santam’s board of directors provides ethical and effective leadership through high standards of ethical values and business integrity, while recognising the company’s responsibility to conduct its affairs with responsibility and fairness, safeguarding the interests of all stakeholders. The board views corporate governance as being concerned with structure and process, and also with ethical consciousness and conduct. The board is accountable to stakeholders and is ultimately responsible for the implementation of sound corporate governance practices throughout the group. Santam regularly reviews its governance structures and processes to reflect best practice and to facilitate effective leadership, corporate citizenship and sustainability, thereby supporting the group’s business strategy.

Message from the Chairman

Grant Gelink reflects on the company's governance practices for 2016

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Corporate governance report

Santam's board of directors aims to achieve high standards of effective corporate governance, integrity and ethics. The board is assisted by senior management in ensuring that the business complies with the regulatory landscape to ensure the sustainability of the business.

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Committee reports

A full overview of Santam's committee reports

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Remuneration report

Santam’s remuneration philosophy and policy support the group strategy by incentivising the behaviour required to meet and exceed predetermined strategic goals.

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Risk management report

Santam’s board recognises and acknowledges that it is accountable for the establishment and maintenance of an effective risk management system, including the system of internal control.

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Executives and board

Learn more about Santam's executives and board members.

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IT governance 

The Santam board is responsible for technology (including digital) and information governance and acknowledges that they are critical to the business. The IT systems provide the platform on which the company does business, and, combined with technology and data, constitute a source of future business opportunities.

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Seven-year review

Download Santa's Seven-year review here.

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Summary consolidated financial statements

Download Santam's summary consolidated financial statements here.

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