Directorate Appointments


11 January 2010
Registration number: 4459850
ISIN: GB0031852162

Jubilee Platinum Plc
(“Jubilee” or “the Company”)

Directorate Appointments


Jubilee announces the appointments of Dr Mathews Phosa as non-executive director and deputy chairman of the Company and Mr. Leon Coetzer as Managing Director Smelting and Refining with immediate effect.

Dr Mathews Phosa 57, an attorney by profession and recently non-executive chairman of Braemore Resources plc is a leading figure in South Africa’s business and political world. He served as Premier of Mpumalanga from 1994 to 1999 where he pioneered planning interaction between the private sector and government. He serves on the National Executive Committee of the ANC, is Treasurer General of the ANC and currently holds chairman, vice-chairman and board member duties in a number of prominent South African companies including Vuka Forrest Holdings Pty Ltd, the University of South Africa and Technikon Southern Africa Council, 

Leon Coetzer 39, a chemical engineer, has more than 20 years experience in the platinum industry within the Anglo American plc group. He was recently chief executive officer and managing director of Braemore Resources plc. He is a member of the advisory board of the process engineering faculties at both the University of Pretoria and the University of Stellenbosch and is also an executive member of the South African Council for Automation and Control.

Colin Bird CEO of Jubilee said” We are delighted to have on board Dr Mathews Phosa and Leon Coetzer, who together bring top-drawer experience from industry and government.”  

There is no further information required to be disclosed, pursuant to schedule 2 (g) of the AIM rules.


For further information please contact: 

 Colin Bird                                            Suzanne Johnson-Walsh  

Jubilee Platinum plc                               Bishopsgate Communications Ltd 

Tel +44 (0) 20 7584 2155                      Tel +44 (0) 20 7562 3350 

+27 (0) 11 253 3280    

Andrew Sarosi                                      Brian Chistie/Leonard Eiser

Jubilee Platinum plc                               Sasfin Capital

Tel +44 (0) 1752 221937                       Tel +27 (0) 11 809 7500

Matthew Robinson/Rose Herbert     Dennis Tucker

Joanna Weaving                                  Qinisele Resources

FinnCap                                                  Tel +27 (0) 82 492 4957

Tel +44 (0) 20 7600 1658