Appointment of independent non-executive directors
ASTRAL FOODS LIMITED
(Reg. No. 1978/003194/06)
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Share Code: ARL
ISIN Code: ZAE000029757
APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
In compliance with rule 3.59 of the Listing Requirements the
following is advised:
• Mr. Saleh Mayet has been appointed as an Independent Non-
executive Director of Astral Foods with effect from 1 July
Mr. Mayet is a chartered accountant with over 35 years’
experience. After completing his articles in 1982, he
joined the finance division of Anglo American South Africa
Limited (“AASA”) and over the next number of years gained
experience in all aspects of financial reporting with
ultimate responsibility for a significant number of both
listed and unlisted subsidiaries in the AASA group.
Following Anglo American plc’s London listing in 1999, he
fulfilled various roles within the finance division in
Johannesburg and London and in January 2008 was promoted
to the position of Head of Finance – AASA. He has
extensive experience on a wide range of corporate
activities and served on the boards of AASA and its
strategic subsidiaries and trusts. He was also a member
of various senior management committees tasked with
strategy, driving value initiatives and engagement with
key stakeholders. He retired from Anglo American in
Mr Mayet is currently a non-executive director of Motus
Holdings Limited where he chairs the Audit and Risk
• Mr. Willie Potgieter has been appointed as an Independent
Non-executive Director of Astral Foods Limited with effect
from 1 July 2019.
Mr Potgieter is a qualified Civil Engineer specializing in
infrastructure development and strategic management with
more than 30 years’ experience in implementation and
management of engineering and related developments through
all stages of the project life cycle. Previous
experience includes management of regulatory processes
such as environmental authorisations, water rights and
water use licenses, bulk services agreements and
infrastructure development plans.
His recent involvement includes infrastructure development
for the newly established Sol Plaatje University and
University of Mpumalanga.
Mr Potgieter acts as a Director for Oubos-Grootrivier
Nature Reserve (Pty) Limited.
1 July 2019
Sponsor: Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, a division
of Nedbank Limited
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