Daniël Kriel

Daniël Kriel

Former CEO of Sanlam Private Wealth

Daniël joined the Sanlam Group in 1998 and in March 2005 he became CEO of Sanlam Private Wealth (SPW). Since he took the helm, the business has grown consistently every year, now administering some R343 billion globally. The business is widely regarded as being at the forefront of the private client industry; this was formally recognised by the industry in 2014, 2015 and 2016, when it was ranked the number one wealth manager in South Africa by the Intellidex-Moneyweb annual ‘Top Private Banks and Wealth Managers’ survey.

He is an exco member of Sanlam Investments, and serves on a number of boards of both local and international group companies. He is a LLB graduate and completed the AMP at Insead in 2011 and an executive course on negotiation skills at Oxford in 2016. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, food, wine, reading and skiing.

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