11 Jan Directorate Appointments
11 January 2010
Registration number: 4459850
Jubilee Platinum Plc
(“Jubilee” or “the Company”)
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