Abigail Mukhuba


Job Title: Financial Director

Company: Sanlam


Abigail Mukhuba was appointed as the financial director (FD) of Sanlam in October 2020. She joined Sanlam from leading mining company African Rainbow Minerals, where she held the position of FD for three years.

Abigail is also a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), the African Women Chartered Accountants (AWCA), as well as the Institute of Directors South Africa (IoDSA).

She has held several other senior finance positions at KPMG, BMW SA and Exxaro Resources.

She is a qualified chartered accountant (SA), and holds a BCompt honours degree in accounting, a Masters degree in South African and International Taxation, as well as an MBA.

Abigail has been nominated for the 2024 CFO Awards for her work as the FD of Sanlam.

2020 – Present      Financial Director, Sanlam
2017 – 2020           Financial Director, African Rainbow Minerals
2016 – 2017           Chief Financial Officer, African Rainbow Minerals
2017 – 2020           Member: Board of Directors, Two Rivers Platinum Mine
2017 – 2020           Member: Board of Directors, African Rainbow Minerals Coal
2013 – 2016           Services Group Manager, Exxaro Resources
2012 – 2016           Member: Board of Directors, Lemas Financial Services
2010 – 2013           Group Statutory and Management Reporting, Exxaro Resources
2009 – 2012           Employee Elected Trustee, Exxaro Selected Funds
2009 – 2010           Business Analyst: Base Metals and Sand Division, Exxaro Resources
2007 – 2009           Group Financial Reporting, Exxaro Resources

2010 – 2011           MBA, University of Cape Town
2004 – 2004           MCom, University of Johannesburg
2000 – 2000           BCom, Honours, University of Johannesburg
1997 – 1999           BAccSc, University of South Africa

About company: Sanlam is a South African financial services group headquartered in Bellville, Western Cape, South Africa. It is the largest insurance company in Africa.

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