CA (SA)Non-executive Director
Ian Kirk completed his articles at PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1986 and took overall responsibility for the computer audit function in the firm. Early in 1996, Ian was approached to join AGA Holdings as Managing Director.
AGA Holdings later restructured as Capital Alliance Holdings Limited, one of the first Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment financial services companies in South Africa. In December 2004, Capital Alliance Holdings was sold to Liberty Group and Ian was appointed Deputy CEO of Liberty Group in March 2005.
In May 2006, Ian joined the Sanlam Group as Chief Executive: Strategy and Projects. In June 2007, he was appointed Chief Executive of Santam, whose market capitalisation has more than doubled since his appointment. He was appointed Deputy CEO of the Sanlam Group in January 2015 and effective 1 July 2015 he assumed the role of CEO of Sanlam Limited.