Impala Platinum Holdings Limited - Resignation of4 Jul 2006
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited - Resignation of Chief Executive Officer       
IMPALA PLATINUM HOLDINGS LIMITED                                                
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)                                  
(Registration number 1957/001979/06)                                            
JSE share code: IMP/IMPO                                                        
ISIN: ZAE000003554                                                              
NYSE ADR code: IMPUY                                                            
LSE share code: IPLA                                                            
("Implats" or "the Company")                                                    
Implats announces that Mr Keith Rumble, Chief Executive Officer, will be leaving
the Group as at 31 December 2006 to pursue other interests.  David Brown,       
currently Chief Financial Officer, will assume the role of Chief Executive      
Officer with effect from 1 September 2006 and will work with Keith from this    
date, until the end of 2006 to ensure an orderly transfer of responsibilities.  
Keith Rumble has been Chief Executive Officer since July 2001 and was           
instrumental in initiating programs that have resulted in significant           
improvement in the Health and Safety performance of the Group.  In addition,    
under Keith"s leadership, the Group has significantly grown its platinum        
production profile and resource base during the past 6 years and improved its   
relative competitive position in the platinum business.                         
David Brown who has been with the Group since January 1999 has a proven track   
record and well established relationships within the industry.                  
Chairman of the Board Dr Fred Roux said "Keith provided the Group with strong   
leadership and was particularly successful in changing the culture towards      
safety in the Group.  David has also demonstrated strong leadership and         
financial skills and will provide a smooth transition into a new era of         
leadership at Implats".                                                         
4 July 2006                                                                     
Issued by sponsor: Deutsche Securities (SA)(Proprietary) Limited                
Contact details:                                                                
David Brown                                                                     
Tel: +27 11 481 3926                                                            
Cell: +27 83 254 4084                                                           
Cathie Markus                                                                   
Tel: +27 11 481 3925                                                            
Cell: +27 82 441 7166                                                           
Date: 04/07/2006 11:31:04 AM Produced by the JSE SENS Department