strategy and business philosophy


FirstRand’s portfolio of leading financial services franchises provides a universal set of transactional, lending, investment and insurance products and services. Strategy is executed on the back of disruptive and innovative thinking, underpinned by an owner-manager culture combined with the disciplined allocation of financial resources.


ownership structure
and operating model


The group executes its strategy through its portfolio of operating franchises, FNB, RMB, WesBank and Ashburton Investments.


regional presence


The group's operating footprint provides a strong regional platform to deliver on its strategy.

management and board


FirstRand's board reflects the group's ownership structure and a commitment to diversity of skills and expertise.

the group has a portfolio branding strategy...

progress on strategy





View updates on the group's strategy. 

View media updates by the group and its franchises.

At FirstRand, we recognise the economic significance of our business and the value it can bring to the communities and economies in which we operate.