African Oxygen Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration Number 1929/000089/06)
Appointment of New Chairman
Further to the SENS announcement on 28 June 2001, whereby the Company
announced that Mr. Royden Vice would be leaving the BOC Group plc ("BOC")
and consequently ceasing to be Chairman of BOC subsidiaries African Oxygen
Limited and Afrox Healthcare Limited, the Board confirms that Mr. Royden
Vice has resigned from the Company as Chairman and Director with effect from
2 August 2001.
The Company has pleasure in announcing the appointment of Mr.John Walsh as a
director and Chairman of the Company with effect from 2 August 2001.
Mr.Walsh joined the Executive Management Board of BOC in 2000. He will be
located in Windlesham in the United Kingdom. Mr. Walsh has been an executive
of BOC for the past 15 years and until most recently, was President of
Process Gas Solutions, North America.