Sol - Sasol Limited - Sasol Appoints Non-executive Directors Release Date: 25/05/2012 10:00:01 Code(s): SOL SOLBE1
SOL - Sasol Limited - Sasol appoints non-executive Directors
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1979/003231/06)
Sasol Ordinary Share codes: JSE : SOL NYSE : SSL
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Sasol BEE Ordinary ISIN code: ZAE000151817
SASOL APPOINTS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Sasol today announced that it has appointed Messrs Stephen Westwell and Peter
Robertson as independent non-executive directors with effect from 1 June 2012
and 1 July 2012, respectively.
Stephen Westwell (British)
Between 1988 and 2007 Mr Stephen Westwell held various management and executive
positions for BP in South Africa, the United States of America, and the United
Kingdom. These executive positions include having been the head of BP`s retail
business in South Africa and board member of BP Southern Africa; Chief Executive
Officer for BP Solar; and Chief Executive Officer for BP Alternative Energy.
Steve then served as Group Chief of Staff and Member of BP Plc`s Executive
Management Team in the UK from 2008 to 2011.
Mr Westwell previously worked for Eskom Holdings Limited in several operational
He holds a Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering from the University of
Natal (now known as the University of KwaZulu-Natal), a Master of Business
Administration from the University of Cape Town and a Master of Science
Management from Stanford University. Since 2007, Steve has been a Member of the
Advisory Board of the latter University`s Graduate School of Business.
Peter Robertson (British and American)
Between 1973 and 2009 Mr Peter Robertson held various positions ranging from
management to executive leadership for Chevron Corporation in the United Kingdom
(UK) and the United States of America (USA). These executive positions include
having served as the Vice-President: Finance, Chevron USA; President:
Exploration and Production Operations, Chevron USA Production Company; and
President: ChevronTexaco Overseas Petroleum, USA. Peter finally served as Vice
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Chevron Corporation from 2002 to 2009. He
has more than 40 years of industry experience, which includes having served as
the Chairman of the US Energy Association and as a non-executive director of
Sasol Chevron Holdings Limited. Peter currently serves as an Independent Senior
Advisor to the oil and gas sector of Deloitte LLP, where he advises Deloitte`s
oil and gas leadership on the critical issues facing the industry.
Mr Robertson holds a Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering from the
University of Edinburgh and a Master of Business Administration from the
University of Pennsylvania.
"We are pleased to welcome directors of the calibre and standing of Steve and
Peter to the Sasol Board. Their industry experience will complement the depth
and diversity of experience on the Board", said Sasol Chairman, Hixonia Nyasulu.
25 May 2012
Sponsor: Deutsche Securities (SA) (Proprietary) Limited
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