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HAR - Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd - Appointment of financial director and

Release Date: 03/02/2012 09:01:20      Code(s): HAR
HAR - Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd - Appointment of financial director and   
company secretary                                                               
Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd                                                 
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa                                    
Registration number: 1950/038232/06                                             
JSE Share code: HAR                                                             
NYSE Share code: HMY                                                            
NASDAQ Share code: HMY                                                          
ISIN: ZAE000015228                                                              
The board of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited ("Harmony") is pleased to      
announce the appointment of Frank Abbott as Financial Director, effective 7     
February 2012.                                                                  
Frank has served on Harmony`s board since 1994 in various roles - both executive
and non-executive. In August 2007, Abbott was seconded to Harmony as interim    
financial director, a position he held until handing over to Hannes Meyer in    
November 2009. He remained executive director until 31 July 2010 after which he 
served as non-executive director of both Harmony and ARM.  He was re-appointed  
executive director of Harmony on 8 November 2011 until his appointment as       
financial director.                                                             
The board is further pleased to announce that Riana Bisschoff will be appointed 
company secretary of the board with effect from 1 March 2012. Bisschoff         
completed her LLB as well as a Masters Degree (LLM) in Commercial Law at the    
University of Potchefstroom.  She further completed her articles in 2003 at     
Couzyn, Hertzog and Horak Attorneys in Pretoria and was admitted as an attorney,
notary and conveyancer.  In 2004 she started her own firm, Bisschoff Attorneys, 
in association with Van der Merwe and Associates in Pretoria.  She ventured into
the commercial arena in 2005 where she served as company secretary and legal    
advisor before joining iThemba Governance and Statutory Solutions (Pty) Ltd     
("iThemba") in 2010.  During her time at iThemba, Bisschoff attended to the     
company secretarial duties of various listed and unlisted entities.             
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited`s Chief Executive Officer, Graham Briggs    
said, "We are pleased to welcome Frank back as financial director - he has      
always played a pivotal role in Harmony.  Riana is a well-experienced company   
secretary and lawyer who is familiar with the company and we welcome her to the 
For more details contact:                                                       
Henrika Basterfield                                                             
On +27 (0)82 759 1775                                                           
Corporate Office:                                                               
Randfontein Office Park                                                         
PO Box 2                                                                        
South Africa 1760                                                               
T: +27 (0)11 411 2000                                                           
3 February 2012                                                                 
J.P. Morgan Equities Limited                                                    
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