Old Mutual Group: Rex Tomlinson
Rex joined Old Mutual in April 2016
Rex Tomlinson, Group Chief of Staff at Old Mutual, has held a number of senior executive line roles in businesses that have required significant change management in a number of sectors. He has spent five years as a business advisor working with CEOs on the challenges around the execution of their strategies and as a non-executive director of listed and unlisted boards in South Africa. Prior to his current role, Rex has been the HR Director at both Illovo Sugar Limited and Nampak Limited before moving into line management roles at Nampak. He joined Liberty Holdings Limited in 2004 and was appointed to the board and Deputy Chief Executive in 2005.
2016 – Present: Group Chief of Staff, Old Mutual Group
2010 – 2016: Business Advisor, Execoffice & Cliptheticket
2004 – 2010: Group Deputy Chief Executive, Liberty Holdings
1999 – 2004: Chief Executive, Nampak Limited
1996 – 1999: HR Director, Nampak Limited
1995 – 1998: HR Director, Illovo Sugar
1994 – 1994: Executive Programme, Business Administration and
Management, Stanford University
1986 – 1986: DPM, Human Resources, University of the
1982 – 1984: BCom, Industrial Psychology, Economics, University
of South Africa
About Old Mutual Group
Old Mutual provides investment, savings, insurance and banking services to 19.4 million customers in Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe. Originating in South Africa in 1845, Old Mutual has been listed on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchanges, among others, since 1999. Old Mutual consists of four businesses, which operate as standalone entities, namely: Old Mutual Emerging Markets, Nedbank, Old Mutual Wealth and Old Mutual Asset Management.