Sygnia Limited Appoints Leanne van Wyk as New Company Secretary

  • Glen MacLachlan steps down as Sygnia's Company Secretary effective 5 July 2024.
  • Leanne van Wyk appointed as new Company Secretary, effective the same date.
  • Van Wyk brings extensive legal and regulatory experience to Sygnia's leadership team.


Sygnia Limited (JSE and A2X: SYG) has announced a change in its Company Secretary. This change is effective from Friday, 5 July 2024.

Departure of Glen MacLachlan

Sygnia Limited has confirmed that Mr. Glen MacLachlan has stepped down as Company Secretary. His departure marks the end of his tenure at the company. MacLachlan’s resignation is effective from 5 July 2024.

Appointment of Leanne van Wyk

The board of directors at Sygnia Limited has appointed Ms. Leanne van Wyk as the new Company Secretary. Her appointment is also effective from 5 July 2024.

Ms. Leanne van Wyk’s Background

Ms. van Wyk brings a wealth of experience to her new role. Her background covers a broad spectrum of legal areas relevant to Sygnia’s business.

Legal Experience

Van Wyk has served twice as President of the Pension Lawyers Association of South Africa. She is currently a member of the National Steering Committee of the same association.

Regulatory Involvement

Van Wyk is actively involved in regulatory frameworks. She serves on the Financial Sector Conduct Authority’s (FSCA) Market Conduct Regulatory Framework Committee. Additionally, she is a member of the FSCA’s Retirement Fund Committee.

Industry Contributions

Her contributions to the industry are significant. She is part of the Legal and Tax Committee of the Institute of Retirement Funds Africa. Van Wyk has also served as a trustee for various large retirement funds.


Sygnia Limited has made a strategic appointment by naming Leanne van Wyk as Company Secretary. Her extensive experience and industry involvement make her a valuable addition to the company. Shareholders and stakeholders can look forward to her positive impact on Sygnia’s future.