HAR - Harmony Appoints Cathie Markus To The Board Release Date: 02/05/2007 16:32:33 Code(s): HAR
HAR - Harmony Appoints Cathie Markus To The Board
Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
Registration number: 1950/038232/06
Share code: HAR
HARMONY APPOINTS CATHIE MARKUS TO THE BOARD
Cathie Markus has been appointed Non-executive Director of the Harmony Gold
Mining Company Ltd Board of Directors with effect from 1 May 2007.
Cathie Markus (50) graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with BA
and LLB degrees. She served articles at Bell Dewar and Hall and qualified as
attorney notary and conveyancer before joining the legal department of Dorbyl
Cathie Markus joined Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd (Implats) in 1991 as Legal
Advisor and was appointed Executive Director in 1998. In this capacity she was
responsible for, amongst others, the legal, administrative, public affairs and
investor relations functions for the group.
She was a member of the team that successfully negotiated a settlement of the
long-standing dispute between Implats and the Royal Bafokeng Nation (RBN) over
mineral rights and which recently saw RBN becoming a significant shareholder in
Implats. She also played a significant role in the sale of Implats` stake in
Lonplats Ltd that brought about the formation of Incwala Resources Ltd.
Bernard Swanepoel, Harmony`s Chief Executive says: "Cathie brings to the Harmony
Board many years of experience and a wealth of knowledge relating to the mining
industry. I welcome her participation to the Board and value the expertise that
she will afford Harmony."
2 May 2007
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