IMP - Implats - Implats Appoints a new group minin14 May 2010
IMP - Implats - Implats Appoints a new group mining executive                   
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")                                                    
IMPLATS APPOINTS A NEW GROUP MINING EXECUTIVE                                   
Implats is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerhard Potgieter as Group    
Executive: Growth Projects and Consulting Mining Engineer with effect from 1    
July 2010.  He will report directly to David Brown, the Chief Executive Officer 
and will take responsibility for leading the Company`s capital projects         
portfolio and will serve as a member of the Executive Committee as well as on   
various operational boards.                                                     
Gerhard is a registered professional mining engineer and brings with him        
extensive experience in gold, platinum and base metal mining where he has been  
involved in exploration, feasibility studies, design, construction and          
management of numerous projects.  Some of the mines successfully commissioned   
under his leadership include Target Gold, Two Rivers Platinum, Modikwa Platinum,
Tati Nickel and Nkomati Nickel.  He is a past-president of the Association of   
Mine Managers and has served on a number of boards during his career.  Over the 
last 3 years he has served as Managing Director: African Operations at Norilsk  
Implats wishes Gerhard every success in his new role.                           
14 May 2010                                                                     
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