Media Announcements

Changes to the board

08 September 2010

Following the announcement on 27 August 2010 confirming the resignation of Mr Mike Rogers, Rustenburg Platinum Mines ("RPM"), has nominated Barrie van der Merwe to act as the representative of RPM on the Board of Directors of Wesizwe ("the Board").

Mr van der Merwe qualified as a Chartered Accountant in December 2000, having completed his articles with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He joined Anglo Platinum in April 2002 and occupied various senior financial management roles within the company and its majority shareholder, Anglo American. He is currently the Head of Finance and Performance Management at Anglo Platinum. Mr van der Merwe is a director of various unlisted subsidiaries of the Anglo Platinum Group, including Rustenburg Platinum Mines Limited.

The Board welcomes the appointment of Mr B J van der Merwe, as non-executive director, to the Board of Wesizwe with effect from 7 September 2010.


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