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Hwange Colliery Company Limited - Changes To The Board

Release Date: 01/06/2016 07:05:00      Code(s): HWA     
HWANGE COLLIERY COMPANY LIMITED
(Incorporated in Zimbabwe under registration number 381/1954)
ZSE Share Code: HCCL.ZW ISIN: ZW0009011934
JSE Share Code: HWA ISIN: ZW0009011934
LSE Share Code: HCCL.ZW ISIN: ZW0009011934

Changes to the Board

The Board of Hwange Colliery Company Limited would like to inform
stakeholders of the Company of the following changes to the Board of
Hwange Colliery Company Limited:

STEPPING DOWN OF ACTING BOARD CHAIRMAN AND NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Hwange Colliery Company Limited would like to announce the stepping down
of Mr Jemister Chininga as acting Board Chairman on 13 May 2016 and the
stepping down of Messrs Shingirayi Norman Chibanguza and Ian Chamunorwa
Haruperi as Non-Executive Directors effective 29 February 2016.

APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Following the stepping down of Mr Jemister Chininga as acting Board
Chairman on 13 May 2016, Hwange Colliery Company Limited is pleased to
announce the appointment of Mr Winston Chitando as the new Board Chairman
effective 19 May 2016.

Mr Winston Chitando
Winston Chitando is a seasoned executive whose experience in the mining
sector spans close to three decades. He completed a Bachelor of
Accountancy degree from the University of Zimbabwe in November 1984 and in
December the same year joined Anglo American Corporation as a graduate
trainee based at Hwange Colliery Company, where he rose to the position of
Chief Accountant.

For a total of 11 years, Winston worked for the Anglo American Corporation
group. During this period he rose through the ranks to hold various
positions and directorships in a number of industrial and mining companies
which were part of the Anglo American group. At the time he left the group
to join Zimasco in 1997, he held the position of Divisional Commercial
Manager in the Mining and Industrial Division.

From 1998 until September 2007, Winston was an Executive Director with
responsibility for Finance for both Zimasco (Pvt) Ltd and Mimosa Mining
Company. He at various periods also held Executive responsibility in
Zimasco for Sales and North Dyke Mining during this time.

He was subsequently appointed Managing Director of Mimosa Mining Company
effective 1st October 2007. In May 2013, Mimosa restructured and Winston
was appointed to the position of Executive Chairman of Mimosa Holdings and
Mimosa Mining Company. As Executive Chairman, Winston?s mandate includes
driving long term strategies and effective stakeholder management.

Winston served as Vice President of the Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe from
2008 until 2011 and as President from 2011 to 2013. He continues to serve
on the Chamber of Mines Executive Committee and is currently Chairman of
the Platinum Producers Association. Winston sits on various other boards
including Zimbabwe School of Mines where he chairs the Audit
Committee.

APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Hwange Colliery Company Limited is pleased to announce the following
appointments effective 19 May 2016 appearing in alphabetical order;

Wenceslaus Tarugarira Kutekwatekwa
Hwange Colliery Company Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of
Mr Wenceslaus Tarugarira Kutekwatekwa as a Non-Executive Director of the
Company effective 19 May 2016.

Wence is a mining engineer with skills covering mining production,
planning and technical, project management, contract management,
marketing, organizational development, executive management and corporate
governance roles, which have been acquired in 26 years in the local mining
industry. He started his mining career with the Anglo American group where
he worked for twelve years up to mine manager level. He then later worked
as Business Value Planning Manager for Zimasco, Technical Executive for AA
Mines, Consulting Mining Engineer for Bindura Nickel Corporation, General
Manager for Zimasco North Dyke Division, Country Manager for Atlas Copco
Zimbabwe, Chief Operating Officer for RioZim and Managing Director for
RioGold. He is currently the Consulting Director and CEO of Virimai
Projects, an emerging entrepreneurial mining consulting and project
management organisation.

Wence is a former member of the Board for the Zimbabwe School of Mines,
past president of the Association of Mine Managers of Zimbabwe, past
chairman of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, past
chairman of the SHE Committee of the Chamber of Mines, past chairman of
Mine Rescue Association of Zimbabwe and past board chairman for the
Project Management Institute of Zimbabwe. He is member of the Institute of
Directors and a Fellow of the Southern African Institute of Mining and
Metallurgy.

Ntombizodwa Masuku (Mrs)
Hwange Colliery Company Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of
Mrs Ntombizodwa Masuku as a Non-Executive Director of the Company
effective 19 May 2016.

Ntombizodwa holds a Master of Science Degree in Exploration Geophysics and
a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology and Physics, both from the
University of Zimbabwe.

She worked for the Zimbabwe Geological Survey (ZGS) for seventeen years
(1990 ? 2007), during which period she rose through the ranks to the
position of Chief Geophysicist; a position she held until her resignation
from Public Service in September 2007. While at ZGS, Ntombizodwa received
extensive local, regional and international on-the-job training and best
practice. She worked closely with small-scale miners country-wide, local
and international large-scale mineral exploration companies where she was
instrumental in the promotion of Geophysics as an exploration tool, the
University of Zimbabwe where she did extensive research in deep
groundwater aquifers in the north-western parts of Zimbabwe and was also
attached to DPhil research fellows and the Zimbabwe School of Mines where
she taught part of the Geology Diploma for over five years.

Since her resignation from Public Service, Ntombizodwa has been involved
in mineral and groundwater exploration as a consultant geophysicist and
has done successful contract projects both locally and in the region.
Ntombizodwa was appointed to the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation
Board for the period December 2012 to December 2013.


By order of the Board

ALLEN MASIYA
ACTING COMPANY SECRETARY
1 June 2016

Directors: W Chitando (Chairman), S T Makore (Managing Director), W T
Kutekwatekwa, N Masuku, J Muskwe, V Vera


www.hwangecolliery.net

Sponsor: Sasfin Capital (a division of Sasfin Bank Limited)

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