Sanlam Private Investments bolsters Gauteng footprint with senior appointment

20 June 2011 Sanlam Private Investments
Kobie-Mari? Hamman

Kobie-Mari? Hamman

Sanlam Private Investments (SPI) has confirmed the appointment of Kobie-Marié Hamman as manager of its expanded Johannesburg branch office. Hamman will lead SPI’s team of investment professionals in delivering an exceptional offering to high net worth individuals in Gauteng.

Daniël Kriel, CEO of SPI, the Sanlam Group’s private client business, says, “SPI has been successful in attracting the best talent in South Africa and with this appointment, we certainly have done so again. Kobie-Marié brings with her 20 years of experience in the investment management space and is perfectly placed to further develop and grow our Johannesburg operation.”

Hamman has held a number of leadership roles in the investment industry. Prior to joining SPI on June 1, she was the country manager at Aurum Fund Management where she was responsible for strategy, business development, compliance and regulation and human resources. Prior to this, she worked for Absa for six years. Between 1995 and 2001, she held positions of product manager, regional sales manager, head of marketing and sales, and head of strategic development and marketing for Absa Investment Management.

Hamman holds a BA Honours degree in Communication Sciences from the University of the North West and she obtained her MBA from the University of the North West, Potchefstroom Business School.

She is an avid cyclist having completed eight Cape Argus Cycle Tours and 94.7 Cycle tours.

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