Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. - Appointments to the Board of Directors Release Date: 30/09/2002 17:25:08 Code(s): HAR
Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. - Appointments to the Board of Directors
ISIN No.: ZAE000015228
JSE Code: HAR
NASDAQ : HGMCY
HARMONY APPOINTS TWO NEW MEMBERS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Johannesburg, 30 September 2002 - Harmony`s chairman, Mr Adam Fleming, today
announced that Ms Nolitha Fakude and Mr Simo Lushaba have accepted invitations
to join the company`s board of directors. Their appointment as independent,
non-executive directors is effective immediately.
"Harmony could not be more pleased that two such capable people have agree to
join our board`, said Adam.
Nolitha Fakude is the Managing Director of the Black Management Forum (BMF). She
holds Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees in Psychology, Education and English and a
BA Honours degree in Psychology.
Nolitha has also completed a Senior Executive Programme at Harvard Business
School, and a Director Development Programme at Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft
In 2001 Nolitha took up the position at the BMF where she oversaw the delivery
of the organisation`s strategies and objectives and gave guidance and support to
the regional offices with respect to their operational plans. Her role includes
stakeholder and relationship management with BMF members, corporate members,
government and other business organisations.
Simo Lushaba holds a BSc degree in Advanced Biochemistry and an MBA from the
Cardiff Business School, University of Wales. He has also completed courses in
Industrial Marketing, Building Strategic Capability, Senior Executive
Development and Corporate Governance.
In April 2002, Simo was brought into Rand Water to drive both business and
social transformation in the organisation which included internal restructuring,
focusing on creating a customer driven organisation, as well as new business
opportunities both in South Africa and internationally. He is currently the
Chief Executive of Rand Water.
"Ms Fakude and Mr Lushaba`s appointments come at an exciting time as both South
Africa and the gold industry find themselves in a phase of transformation. We
are confident that both will bring valuable strengths to the Harmony board, and
we are proud to have them join the company," said Bernard Swanepoel, chief
Issued by Harmony Gold
Mining Company Limited
For more details contact:
Bernard Swanepoel on +27(0)83 303 9922
Ferdi Dippenaar on +27(0)82 807 3684
Tel +27 11 684 0146
Fax +27 11 684 0188
Mobile +27(0)83 380 6614
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