Zaheer Bhikha has been appointed as Head of Product Management at Glacier by Sanlam, effective 1 May 2022. Zaheer will be responsible for Glacier’s solutions strategy.
Before joining Glacier, Zaheer spent five years at the Liberty Group South Africa, where he was the head of Investments and Direct Distribution. In this role, he was tasked with developing relationships with pension funds, large corporate companies and institutional clients with a view to growing the company’s market share.
Over the past two decades in the financial services and investments industry, Zaheer has honed his skills and expertise in roles at Alexander Forbes, Liberty Life, KPMG (UK) and Momentum Corporate, ranging from actuarial valuations, defined-benefit risk mitigation strategies, employee benefits consulting, and structured investments.
Zaheer holds a Bachelor of Economic Sciences degree in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Statistics from the University of the Witwatersrand (2002).