Saks Ntombela

Group CEO at Hollard Insurance

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

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

He was appointed as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Hollard in October 2017. He leads the Hollard Group’s efforts to deliver its financial and non-financial goals including growth into the rest of Africa and Asia. 

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