EXX - Exxaro Executive Management Appointments Release Date: 03/04/2009 15:32:02 Code(s): EXX
EXX - Exxaro Executive Management Appointments
Exxaro Resources Limited
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
Registration number: 2000/011076/06
JSE share code: EXX
ISIN code: ZAE000084992
ADR code: EXXAY
EXXARO EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS
Diversified resources group Exxaro today announced the following executive
management appointments effective 1 May 2009.
Trevor Arran has been appointed as executive general manager for the mineral
sands and base metals commodity division and Dr Willem van Niekerk has been
appointed executive general manager for the corporate services division.
Until now Mr Arran has headed the group`s corporate affairs and strategy
division which includes responsibility for the investor relations function. He
has broad experience in the mining industry, supplemented by financial
experience gained in equity markets, investment banking and new business. His
qualifications include a BSc (Hons)(Econ Geo), Advanced Management Programme
(GIBS/University of Pretoria), Business and Environment Programme (Cambridge)
and a diploma in project management. In his new position he will assume
responsibility for Exxaro`s mineral sands and base metals businesses in South
Africa, Namibia and China as well as the group`s interests in the Tiwest joint
venture in Australia. This division has an asset value of approximately R13
billion and employs some 1 700 people.
Dr van Niekerk is currently manager of growth for the group`s minerals and
metals interests and prior to this he was general manager responsible for
marketing and business development in the group`s mineral sands and base metals
commodity division. He has served in various other senior management capacities
in the same division including a stint as managing director of Exxaro Australia
Sands, as well as in the technology and research and development divisions. His
qualifications include a BSc (Hons), PhD (Metal Eng.)(University of Pretoria),
BCom (Unisa), MBA (Henley Management College, London) and completion of The
Executive Programme (Darden).
In his new position, Dr van Niekerk will be responsible for Exxaro`s technology,
research and development, information management and supply chain management
Both Mr Arran and Dr van Niekerk will serve on Exxaro`s executive committee.
Plans to replace the above-mentioned executives are under discussion.
Exxaro is one of the largest South African-based diversified resources groups,
with interests in the coal, mineral sands, base metals, industrial minerals and
iron ore commodities. www.exxaro.com
Executive General Manager: Corporate Affairs & Strategy
Tel: +27 (0) 12 307 3292
Mobile: +27 (0) 83 609 1444
3 April 2009
Deutsche Securities (SA) (Proprietary) Limited
Date: 03/04/2009 15:32:02 Supplied by www.sharenet.co.za
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