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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")                                                                      
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    
departments.                                                                    
Both Mr Arran and Dr van Niekerk will serve on Exxaro`s executive committee.    
Plans to replace the above-mentioned executives are under discussion.           
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Editor`s Note:                                                                  
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                                            
Enquiries:                                                                      
Trevor Arran                                                                    
Executive General Manager: Corporate Affairs & Strategy                         
Tel: +27 (0) 12 307 3292                                                        
Mobile: +27 (0) 83 609 1444                                                     
Email: Trevor.Arran@exxaro.com                                                  
Pretoria                                                                        
3 April 2009                                                                    
Sponsor                                                                         
Deutsche Securities (SA) (Proprietary) Limited                                  
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