HAR - Harmony - Harmony appoints Frank Abbott as Interim Financial Director Release Date: 22/08/2007 10:30:02 Code(s): HAR
HAR - Harmony - Harmony appoints Frank Abbott as Interim Financial Director
HARMONY GOLD MINING COMPANY LIMITED
Incorporated in 1950
Registration number 1950/038232/06
Share code: HAR
NASDAQ, NYSE: HMY
HARMONY APPOINTS FRANK ABBOTT AS INTERIM FINANCIAL DIRECTOR
The Chairman and directors of the Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
(Harmony) board announce today that it has unanimously approved the
appointment of Frank Abbott as Interim Financial Director of Harmony for a
period of six months with immediate effect.
Ms Nomfundo Qangule, who was appointed Financial Director in July 2004, has
resigned her position with immediate effect.
Frank Abbott started his association with Harmony as a non-executive
director and in 1997 was appointed as executive financial director.
Following ARM Limited/ARMI transaction, it was agreed by the board that
Frank be appointed financial director of ARM, while retaining his Harmony
board appointment as non-executive director.
Graham Briggs, Acting Chief Executive says: "The board`s decision to appoint
Frank as Harmony`s Interim Financial Director is based on his extensive
knowledge of Harmony and the mining industry. The Harmony board is therefore
satisfied that Frank is the most experienced person in the interim for the
position, until a permanent appoint can be made."
22 August 2007
Merrill Lynch South Africa (Pty) Limited
Date: 22/08/2007 10:30:02 Supplied by www.sharenet.co.za
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