Saks Ntombela

Group Chief Executive Officer, Hollard

Saks Ntombela

Saks joined Hollard on 1 September 2012 as head of its fledgeling life and investments area, having previously served as head of Retail Banking Product and Segments at Absa. Prior to that Saks held a number of executive positions at Nedbank, where he was most latterly responsible for the Bank’s retail business.

Holding a Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Natal, Saks is also a graduate of the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business. More recently, he also completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School in Boston.

As Managing Director of Hollard Life & Investments, as well as an Executive member of the Hollard Group, his core role was building and developing the life and investments business.

On 1 October 2017, Saks was appointed as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Hollard Insurance.

Saks is married to Andrea and is the proud dad of daughters Analia and Thandwa. His passions include travelling, reading, running, technology and sport.