HARMONY GOLD MINING COMPANY LIMITED - Strengthens executive teamRelease Date: 29/02/2016 15:37:00 Code(s): HAR PDF(s):
Strengthens executive team
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
Registration number 1950/038232/06
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
JSE share code: HAR
(“Harmony” and/or “the Company”)
Harmony strengthens executive team
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (“Harmony”) is pleased to
announce the appointment of Beyers Nel as chief operating
officer of the South African operations and Phillip Tobias in
the new position of chief operating officer of special
projects and development (which includes safety, mining
projects and company strategy) with effect from 1 March 2016.
Both Beyers and Phillip have been regional general managers
at Harmony – responsible for certain mining operations -
since 1 July 2014. Beyers holds a
B. Eng (Mining Engineering), MBA and is a registered
professional engineer (Pr. Eng). He has 15 years’
experience in gold mining – 13 years at
Harmony - gained on a variety of opencast, deep and ultra-
deep gold mines in both supervisory and management positions.
Beyers is also currently the vice president of the
Association of Mine Managers of South Africa.
Phillip holds a B.Sc (Mining Engineering), has completed the
Wits International Executive Development Programme and GIBS
Advanced Management Programme, is a registered professional
engineer (Pr.Eng) and holds a Mine Manager’s Certificate of
Competence. He joined Harmony on 1 July 2014, with more than
20 years’ experience in the mining industry. His operational
and managerial experience were developed at a number of gold
and platinum mines. He was appointed the first black
president of the Association of the Mine Managers of South
Africa in 2008.
“Both Beyers and Phillip have a wealth of mining experience,
are tenacious, energetic and have proven themselves as
successful mining engineers. They will join the executive
team and report to me directly. I have no doubt that we will
see excellent results from them both”, said Peter Steenkamp,
chief executive officer.
For more details contact:
Investor Relations Manager
On +27 (0)82 759 1775
Marian van der Walt
Executive: Corporate and Investor Relations
+27(0) 82 888 1242
Johannesburg, South Africa
29 February 2016
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited
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