Carl Roothman was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Sanlam Investment Group on 1 January 2022. Prior to this appointment, he held various senior roles at Sanlam including CEO of Sanlam Private Wealth, CEO of Sanlam Multi Manager and CEO of Sanlam Investment Retail.
Carl joined the Sanlam Investment Group in November 2013 from Absa Wealth where he was the head of Coverage for Absa Wealth and acting CEO for two years. His previous senior leadership and deal making roles where at Barclays Capital and Absa Capital, Citibank, Investec and RMB Private Bank.
Carl has a strong financial services background and is highly experienced in the wealth management and investment banking spaces. He holds a Master of Law (LLM) degree in International Banking and Financial Law from Boston University in the US, Bachelor of Law (LLB) and a BCom (Law) degrees from the University of Pretoria