In terms of paragraph 3.59(a) of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, Implats is pleased to
announce the appointment of Ms Meroonisha Kerber, Ms Dawn Earp and Mr Preston Speckmann to the
Board of Directors of Implats (the “Implats Board”) with effect from 1 August 2018.
Ms Kerber, BCom CA (SA), joins Implats as chief financial officer and an executive director of the Implats
Board. She is an experienced finance executive having served as Senior Vice President, Finance at
AngloGold Ashanti Limited, prior to which she spent 11 years at Anglo American Platinum Limited, serving
as Head of Financial Accounting for the majority of that period.
Ms Earp, BCom, BAcc CA (SA), has been appointed to the Implats Board as an independent non-executive
director and as chairman of the audit committee.
Ms Earp has a long career in the mining industry and has
previously served as chief financial officer at Implats and as finance director at Rand Refinery Limited.
Ms Earp has also served on the board of Metmar Limited, Teba Limited, where she was chairman of the
audit committee and currently serves on the board of Transit Freight Forwarding (Pty) Limited.
Mr Speckmann, BCompt. CA (SA), has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of the
Implats Board and as a member of the audit committee. Mr Speckmann has extensive experience in the
financial services industry and served as Group Finance Director of MMI Holdings Limited for a period of
16 years. He retired from MMI at the end of June 2015. He currently serves on the boards of Santam Limited
as well as various Santam Limited and Sanlam subsidiary companies as an independent non-executive
director. He is a member of the audit and risk committees of these companies.
It is further announced that Ms Mpho Nkeli will, with effect from 1 August 2018, no longer serve as a member
of the reconstituted audit committee. The Implats Board thanks Ms Nkeli for her contribution to the audit
committee over the past two years.
Implats’ chairman, Dr Mandla Gantsho, commented: “On behalf of the Implats Board, we extend a warm
welcome to the new members and wish them well on their appointments. We look forward to their guidance
and contribution to the good governance, growth and development of Implats.”