Annual Report 2008
Board of directors

Board of directors

Independent directors

1. Fred Roux (60) (Chairman)

BSc, MSc, PhD, MBA. Joined the board in 2004and appointed as Chairman in 2004.

2. Fatima Jakoet (48)

BSc, CTA, CA (SA). Non-executive director of the South African Reserve Bank, Metropolitan Holdings Group and MTN group (West African Region). Joined the board in August 2007.

3. Michael McMahon* (61)

Pr.Eng. BSc (Mech Eng). Director of Gold Fields Limited, Murray & Roberts Holdings Limited, Central Rand Gold Limited and Central Rand Gold SA Limited. Joined the group in 1990 as managing director, appointed chairman in 1993 and a non-executive director in 2002.

4. Vivienne Mennell (65)

BA, MBA, FCMA, THD. Joined the board in 1990 as financial director. Re-joined the board in 1998 as a non-executive director.

5. Khotso Mokhele (52)

BSc (Agriculture), MSc (Food Science) PhD (Microbiology). Chairman ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited and non-executive director of African Oxygen Limited and Tiger Brands Limited. Joined the board in 2004.

6. Thandi Orleyn (52)

B Juris, B Proc, LLB. Non-executive director of ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited, Reunert Limited and the South African Reserve Bank. Joined the board in 2004.

7. Lex van Vught (65)

BSc (Hons) (Chemistry), B Comm. Chairman of Tiger Brands Limited and non-executive director of AECI Limited. Joined the board in 2004.

Non-executive directors

8. Thabo Mokgatlha (33)

CA (SA). Non-executive director of Royal Bafokeng Holdings (Pty) Limited. Joined the board in 2003 as nominee of the Royal Bafokeng Nation.

9. Steve Phiri (52)

BJuris, LLB, LLM, HDip Co Law. Chief Executive Officer of Merafe Resources Limited. Member of the Minerals and Mining Development Board. Non-executive director of Royal Bafokeng Holdings (Pty) Limited and SA Eagle Limited. Joined the board in June 2007.

Executive directors

10. David Brown (Chief executive officer) (46)

B Com, CTA, CA (SA). Joined the group in 1999 as financial director and appointed chief executive officer in 2006. Resigned as nonexecutive director of Simmer & Jack Ltd in December 2007.

11. Shadwick Bessit (Executive director) (46)

NHD (Metalliferous Mining). Joined the group in 2002 as a general manager at Impala Platinum. Appointed to the board in 2005.

12. Dawn Earp (Executive director: finance) (46)

B Com, B Acc, CA(SA). Joined the group in 2007 as executive director: finance. Non-executive director of Rand Refinery Limited.

13. Les Paton (Executive director) (56)

BSc (Hons) (Geology), B Comm, Pr SciNat FGSSA. Joined the group as geologist in 1975 and appointed to the board in 2003.

* British

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Implats - Annual Report 2008

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