IMP - Implats - Appointment of Chief Executive Off31 Jan 2012
IMP - Implats - Appointment of Chief Executive Officer                          
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited                                                
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)                                  
(Registration No. 1957/001979/06)                                               
ISIN: ZAE000083648                                                              
JSE Share Code : IMP                                                            
LSE Share Code : IPLA                                                           
ADR Code : IMPUY                                                                
("Implats" or "the Company")                                                    
APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER                                          
Implats is pleased to announce the appointment of Terence Goodlace as Chief     
Executive Officer and as an Executive Director to the Board of Directors of the 
Company with effect from 1 July 2012.                                           
Terence brings with him extensive mining experience having worked in the mining 
industry since the late 1970`s when he started his working career as a learner  
miner.  He worked his way up to General Manager at Kinross and Evander Gold     
Mines obtaining his Mine Managers Certificate of Competency (Metallipherous     
Mining) in 1988.  He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the          
University of South Africa and a Masters in Business Administration from the    
University of Wales.                                                            
He is the Chief Executive Officer of Metorex Limited, a JSE company which was   
delisted on 16 January 2012 following the successful takeover by the Jinchuan   
Group Limited.  He previously held various senior strategic and operational     
positions with Gold Fields Limited including membership of their Executive      
Committee and Head of International and South African operations.               
Chairman of the Board, Dr. Khotso Mokhele extended his congratulations to Mr.   
Goodlace on his appointment saying "Terence, who has served on the Board since  
August 2010, brings a wealth of mining knowledge to the Company and will be a   
great asset to the Implats team."                                               
31 January 2012                                                                 
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