M&G Investments bolsters leadership team with a new senior appointment
17 May, 2024

Marius Botha, CEO M&G Investments Southern Africa and Saleem Sonday, Managing Director of M&G Unit Trusts and Head of Retail




M&G Investments Southern Africa is delighted to announce the appointment of Saleem Sonday as the Managing Director of M&G Unit Trusts and Head of Retail from 1 May 2024.




Saleem brings with him over 18 years of industry expertise, with a strong track record of leadership and has worked in various distribution roles, most recently as Head: Retail Distribution. He also joins the M&G Exco, underscoring the company’s commitment to driving growth and innovation in the retail business. Saleem will be reporting into Heidi Dreyer, Head of Distribution at M&G Investments.




Saleem holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town and has completed the Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland. His market insights, understanding of client needs and entrepreneurial acumen will play a key role in driving growth and innovation in the M&G retail business, enhancing the value we can offer clients.




Marius Botha, CEO of M&G Investments, expressed his enthusiasm for the new appointment, stating: “We are excited to welcome Saleem to our Executive team. He bolsters our leadership team coupled with experience in leading distribution teams we look forward to his contribution to the business. His appointment reflects M&G Investments’ commitment to leveraging top talent to achieve our business objectives, while remaining agile in responding to the dynamic needs of clients in the South African market.




The company’s dedication to delivering superior investment outcomes and client service remains unwavering, supported by a global network of expertise and a strong track record of success.”







@Marius Botha
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