Resignation of Director and Executive Management Changes
IMPALA PLATINUM HOLDINGS LIMITED
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1957/001979/06)
JSE Share code: IMP
ADR code: IMPUY
(“Implats” or “Company”)
RESIGNATION OF DIRECTOR AND EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT CHANGES
In compliance with paragraph 3.59(b) of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, shareholders
are advised that Brenda Berlin has resigned as Group Chief Financial Officer and as Executive Director
of Implats, with effect from 28 February 2018. Additionally, Mark Munroe has assumed the role of
Head of Operations: Impala Rustenburg and Lee-Ann Samuel has been appointed Group Executive:
Following an extended career in in the mining sector, Ms Berlin, has made a decision to take-up a new
corporate role that will afford her a new career opportunity more aligned to her current aspirations.
She joined Implats in 2004 to head up the corporate finance activities for the Group, and later assumed
the position of Group Executive: Strategy and Business Development. She was appointed Group Chief
Financial Officer in 2011.
Mr Munroe will join Implats in January 2018 and will have responsibility for the optimisation of the
Impala Rustenburg operations. In previous roles, Mr Munroe made significant contributions to the
strategic and mining transformation, and the extension of life at various mining operations in southern
Africa, as well as in other regions. His immediate priority at Impala Rustenburg is a return to cost
competitiveness and consistency, leading to sustained profitability.
Ms Samuel joined in October 2017 and is providing strategic direction across the Group with regard
to the human resource discipline, human resource policies and managing external trends and other
impacts on the human resources function.
The Chairman of the board of directors of Implats (“Board”), Dr Mandla Gantsho, expressed the
Board's full appreciation and thanks to Ms Berlin: "On behalf of the Board, we would like to thank
Brenda for her tremendous commitment, guidance and influence over the last 13 years. Her
leadership of the financial function has ensured that the Group has a robust and sustainable balance
sheet, which is well equipped to meet the funding demands of Implats’ current and future growth
projects. We are extremely grateful for her unstinting leadership and direction, and thank her for her
Nico Muller added: “I have known and respected Brenda for many years and finally managed to team
up with her this year here at Implats. I am particularly sad to see her leave our team because we will
lose, not only a hugely talented and consummately professional team member, but also a very
supportive and dear friend. Brenda’s contribution and influence will remain entrenched in the Group
for years to come. She leaves a finance department that is well equipped with a strong and capable
team in place to continue the excellent management of the function, which has been a feature over
many years. The Implats team wishes Brenda well in her new role, and thanks her for her support and
The Board will immediately implement a process to identify a suitable successor. In the meantime,
and until her departure, Ms Berlin will continue to work on implementing various strategic initiatives
and assist in ensuring a smooth transition for her successor.
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21 November 2017
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