Chief Executive Officer
Mr van Zyl was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2014 and appointed Chief Executive Officer with effect from January 2015. Mr van Zyl holds a BCom degree from the University of Stellenbosch and qualified as a Fellow member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (United Kingdom) in 1994. He is also a Fellow member of the Actuarial Society of South Africa and completed the Harvard AMP program in 2005. Mr van Zyl was group actuary of the financial services group Metropolitan Holdings from 2001 and headed up its corporate business from 2006. In 2008 he was appointed as a director and chief executive of Metropolitan Holdings. Following the listing of MMI Holdings in 2010, resulting from the merger between Metropolitan and Momentum, he was appointed as a director and deputy group chief executive with oversight of the group’s health, international, investments and employee benefit operations. He currently also serves on the board of Pension Insurance Corporation plc, Pension Insurance Corporation Group Limited and is also a director of the Investment Advisor and of various subsidiaries of Reinet Fund.
Business and Management