HARMONY GOLD MINING COMPANY LIMITED - Harmony Appoints New Financial DirectorRelease Date: 28/01/2020 09:57:00 Code(s): HAR PDF(s):
Harmony Appoints New Financial Director
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”)
CHANGES TO THE COMPOSITION OF HARMONY’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS - HARMONY
APPOINTS NEW FINANCIAL DIRECTOR
Johannesburg, Tuesday, 28 January 2020. Harmony Gold Mining Company
Limited (“Harmony” or the “Company”) in compliance with paragraph 3.59
of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, herewith notifies
shareholders of the following changes to its Board of Directors (“the
- The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Boipelo
Lekubo as financial director of the company, effective 3 March
2020. In line with its succession plan, the Board followed a
rigorous candidate search internally and externally.
- Mr Frank Abbott, Harmony’s long serving financial director, will
continue to serve as financial director of the company until 2
March 2020 as part of the handover process. Effective from 3 March
2020, he will remain on the board as an executive director and
assume responsibility for business development.
Ms Lekubo has been Harmony’s chief financial officer from June 2017.
She is a chartered accountant (SA) with extensive experience in group
financial management and reporting within the mining industry. Her
previous roles include that of chief financial officer of Atlatsa
Resources Corporation and financial manager of Northam Platinum Limited.
She served as an independent non-executive director of Trans Hex Group
Limited from August 2013 until March 2017 and currently serves as an
independent non-executive director on the boards of African Rainbow
Capital Proprietary Limited and UBI General Partner Proprietary Limited,
where she was appointed on 7 June 2018.
The Chairman of the Board, Dr Patrice Motsepe, would like to thank
Mr Abbott for his invaluable contribution in the role of financial
director of Harmony and wishes to welcome Ms Lekubo to the Board.
For more details contact:
Marian van der Walt
Executive: Corporate and Investor Relations
+27 (0) 82 888 1242 (mobile)
Johannesburg, South Africa
28 January 2020
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited
Date: 28-01-2020 09:57:00
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