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Board of directors

Chairman

Sello Moloko
Sello Moloko

Sello Moloko (51)

Chairman and independent non-executive director

BSc (Hons) and Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of Leicester
Advanced Management Programme, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School

Appointed non-executive chairman of the Board on 1 January 2013.

Chairman:
Nominating and Governance Committee
Member:
  • Remuneration Committee
  • Social and Ethics Committee
  • Safety, Health and Sustainable Development Committee

Sello Moloko was appointed non-executive Chairman on 1 January 2013. Sello is a founder and the executive Chairman of the Thesele Group Proprietary Limited and Chairman of Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Limited. He has an established career in financial services, including periods as an executive director at Brait Asset Managers as well as CEO of Old Mutual Asset Managers until 2004. Prior to Sibanye, he served as a director of several listed companies including Gold Fields from February 2011 to December 2012. He is a trustee of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Sello’s other directorships include Sycom Property Fund Managers Limited and Acucap Properties Limited.

Directors

Neal Froneman
Neal Froneman

Neal Froneman (57)

Executive director

Chief Executive Officer
BSc Mech Eng (Ind Opt), University of the Witwatersrand
BCompt, University of South Africa
PrEng

Appointed an executive director and CEO on 1 January 2013.

Chairman:
Executive Committee
Member:
Safety, Health and Sustainable Development Committee

Neal Froneman was appointed executive director and CEO of Sibanye-Stillwater on 1 January 2013. His career in technical, operations management and corporate development positions spans more than 30 years during which time he worked at Gold Fields of South Africa Limited, Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (Harmony) and JCI Limited. In April 2003, Neal was appointed CEO of Aflease Gold Limited (Aflease Gold), which, through a series of reverse take-overs, became Gold One International Limited (Gold One) in May 2009. He was primarily responsible for the creation of Uranium One Incorporated (Uranium One) from the Aflease Gold uranium assets. During this period, he was CEO of Aflease Gold and Uranium One until his resignation from Uranium One in February 2008. He held the CEO position at Gold One until his appointment at Sibanye. He is also a non-executive director of 17 Perissa Proprietary Limited, Delview Three Proprietary Limited, Forestry Services Proprietary Limited and Ultimate Marine Ventures Limited. In May 2016, he was elected to serve as a Vice President of the Chamber of Mines of South Africa (Chamber of Mines).

Charl Keyter
Charl Keyter

Charl Keyter (43)

Executive director

Chief Financial Officer
BCom, University of Johannesburg
MBA, North-West University
ACMA and CGMA

Appointed a director on 9 November 2012, and executive director and CFO on 1 January 2013.

Member:
Executive Committee

Charl Keyter was appointed a director on 9 November 2012, and executive director and CFO on 1 January 2013. Previously, he was Vice President and Group Head of International Finance at Gold Fields. Charl has more than 20 years’ mining experience, having begun his career at Gold Fields in February 1995. He is also a non-executive director of Oil Recovery and Maintenance Services Proprietary Limited.

Timothy Cumming
Timothy Cumming

Timothy Cumming (59)

Independent non-executive director

BSc (Hons) (Engineering), University of Cape Town
BA (PPE)
MA (Oxford)

Appointed as a non-executive director on 21 February 2013.

Chairman:
Remuneration Committee
Member:
  • Risk Committee
  • Social and Ethics Committee

Timothy (Tim) Cumming was appointed as a non-executive director on 21 February 2013. He is the founder and executive director of Scatterlinks Proprietary Limited, a South African-based company providing mentoring and coaching services to senior business executives as well as leadership and strategic advisory services to companies. He was previously involved with the Old Mutual Group in various capacities: CEO of Old Mutual Investment Group (South Africa) Proprietary Limited, Executive Vice President: Director of Global Business Development of Old Mutual Asset Management for Old Mutual (US) Holdings Inc, Managing Director: Head of Corporate Segment at Old Mutual (South Africa), Strategy Director of Old Mutual Emerging Markets and Interim CEO of Old Mutual Investment Group (South Africa). He was also executive director and Head of Investment Research (Africa) for HSBC Securities (Africa), General Manager at Allan Gray Limited and independent non-executive director of Nedgroup Investments Limited. Tim started his career as an engineer and management trainee at the Anglo American Corporation of South Africa Limited (Anglo American). He worked on a number of diamond mines and was Resident Engineer at Anglo American’s gold mines in Welkom, South Africa. He is also a trustee of the Woodside Endowment Trust and chairs the Investment Committee of the Mandela Rhodes Foundation.

Barry Davison
Barry Davison

Barry Davison (71)

Independent non-executive director

BA (Law and Economics), University of the Witwatersrand
Graduate Commerce Diploma, Birmingham University
CIS Diploma in Advanced Financial Management and Advanced Executive Programme, University of South Africa

Appointed as a non-executive director on 21 February 2013.

Chairman:
Safety, Health and Sustainable Development Committee
Member:
  • Remuneration Committee
  • Nominating and Governance Committee
  • Social and Ethics Committee

Barry Davison was appointed as a non-executive director on 21 February 2013. He has more than 40 years’ experience in the mining industry and served as Executive Chairman of Anglo American Platinum, Chairman of Anglo American’s Platinum Division, and Ferrous Metals and Industries Division, and was an executive director of Anglo American. He has been a director of a number of listed companies, including Nedbank Group Limited, Kumba Resources Limited, Samancor Limited and the Tongaat-Hulett Group Limited.

Savannah Danson
Savannah Danson

Savannah Danson (49)

Independent non-executive director

BA (Hons) Communication Science and Finance, Bridgewater University, USA
MBA, Strategic Planning and Finance, DeMontford University

Appointed as a non-executive director on 23 May 2017.

Member:
  • Audit Committee
  • Remuneration Committee

Savannah Danson was appointed as a non-executive director on 23 May 2017. As the founder, Chairperson and Group Chief Executive Officer of Bunengi Group, she brings a wealth of experience from the finance, mining, infrastructure and media sectors. Savannah is the chairperson of Parsons Brinckerhoff Proprietary Limited and serves on the boards of Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon Limited, and WSP, a Canadian-listed engineering group.

Richard Menell
Richard Menell

Richard Menell (61)

Independent non-executive director

MA (Natural Sciences, Geology), Trinity College, University of Cambridge
MSc (Mineral Exploration and Management), Stanford University

Appointed as a non-executive director on 1 January 2013.

Chairman:
Risk Committee
Member:
  • Audit Committee
  • Social and Ethics Committee
  • Nominating and Governance Committee
  • Safety, Health and Sustainable Development Committee

Richard (Rick) Menell was appointed as a non-executive director on 1 January 2013. He has over 35 years’ experience in the mining industry and has been a director of Gold Fields since 8 October 2008. Previously, he occupied the positions of President and Member of the Chamber of Mines, President and CEO of TEAL Exploration & Mining Inc, Chairman of Anglovaal Mining Limited and Avgold Limited, Chairman of Bateman Engineering Proprietary Limited; Deputy Chairman of Harmony and of African Rainbow Minerals Limited. He has also been a director of Telkom Group Limited, Standard Bank of South Africa Limited, and Mutual and Federal Insurance Company Limited. He is currently a non-executive director and Chairman of Credit Suisse Securities Johannesburg Proprietary Limited, and non-executive director of Gold Fields and The Weir Group plc. Rick is a trustee of the Carrick Foundation. He is co-Chairman of the City Year South Africa Citizen Service Organisation, and Chairman and trustee of the Palaeontological Scientific Trust.

Nkosemntu Nika
Nkosemntu Nika

Nkosemntu Nika (59)

Independent non-executive director

BCom, University of Fort Hare
BCompt (Hons), University of South Africa
Advanced Management Programme, INSEAD
CA (SA)

Appointed as a non-executive director on 21 February 2013.

Member:
  • Audit Committee
  • Nominating and Governance Committee
  • Remuneration Committee

Nkosemntu Nika was appointed as a non-executive director on 21 February 2013. He is currently an independent non-executive director of Scaw South Africa Proprietary Limited and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of Foskor Proprietary Limited. He also serves as non-executive director of Trollope Mining Services Proprietary Limited and Coega Dairies Proprietary Limited, and executive chairman of Mavala Holdings Proprietary Limited. He was previously CFO and Finance Director of PetroSA (SOC) Limited (PetroSA) and Executive Manager: Finance at the Development Bank of Southern Africa. He has held various internal auditing positions at Eskom Holdings (SOC) Limited, Shell Company of South Africa Limited (Shell) and Anglo American. He was also a non-executive Board member of the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited and chaired its Audit and Risk Committee and Governance and Ethics Committee.

Keith Rayner
Keith Rayner

Keith Rayner (60)

Independent non-executive director

BCom, Rhodes University
CTA
CA (SA)

Appointed as a non-executive director on 1 January 2013.

Chairman:
Audit Committee
Member:
  • Risk Committee
  • Social and Ethics Committee
  • Remuneration Committee

Keith Rayner was appointed as a non-executive director on 1 January 2013. Keith is CEO of KAR Presentations, an advisory and presentation corporation specialising in corporate finance and regulatory advice and presentations covering, inter alia, the JSE Listings Requirements, Financial Markets Act, Companies Act, governance, take-over law, corporate action strategy, valuation theory and practice, IFRS and various directors’ courses. He is an independent non-executive director of Ecponent Limited, and a non-executive director of Nexus Intertrade Proprietary Limited, 2Quins Engineered Business Information Proprietary Limited, Sabi Gold Proprietary Limited, Keidav Properties Proprietary Limited and Appropriate Process Technologies Proprietary Limited. He is a member of the JSE Limited’s Issuer Regulation Advisory Committee, a fellow of the Institute of Directors in South Africa (IOD), a non-broking member of the Institute of Stockbrokers in South Africa and a member of the Investment Analysts Society. He is a past member of the SAMREC/SAMVAL working group, the Takeover Regulation Panel’s rewrite committee, the IOD’s CRISA committee and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants Accounting Practices Committee.

Susan van der Merwe
Susan van der Merwe

Susan van der Merwe (62)

Independent non-executive director

BA, University of Cape Town

Appointed as a non-executive director on 21 February 2013.

Member:
  • Audit Committee
  • Safety, Health and Sustainable Development Committee

Susan (Sue) van der Merwe was appointed as a non-executive director on 21 February 2013. She served as a member of Parliament for 18 years until October 2013, and held various positions, including Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2004 to 2010. She is currently a member of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress (ANC). She has participated in various civil society organisations and currently serves as a trustee and Chair of the Kay Mason Foundation, which is a non-profit organisation assisting disadvantaged scholars in Cape Town. Susan was appointed to the National Council of the South African Institute of International Affairs in 2014.

Jerry Vilakazi
Jerry Vilakazi

Jerry Vilakazi (56)

Independent non-executive director

BA, University of South Africa
MA, Thames Valley University
MA, University of London
MBA, California Coast University

Appointed as a non-executive director on 1 January 2013.

Chairman:
Social and Ethics Committee
Member:
Nominating and Governance Committee

Jerry Vilakazi was appointed a non-executive director on 1 January 2013. He is Chairman of Palama Investment Holdings Proprietary Limited, which he co-founded to facilitate investments in strategic sectors. He is a past CEO of Business Unity South Africa. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of the Black Management Forum. In 2009, Jerry was appointed to the Presidential Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Advisory Council and, in 2010, he was appointed as a Commissioner of the National
Planning Commission, and completed both terms in 2015. He was previously appointed Public Service Commissioner in 1999 and has played a critical role in shaping major public service policies in post-1994 South Africa. Jerry was Chairman of the Mpumalanga Gambling Board from 2006 to 2015 and the State Information Technology Agency (SOC) Proprietary Limited until end of the term in 2015. He previously held the position of Chairman of Netcare Limited and holds non-executive directorships in Blue Label
Telecoms Limited, Palama Industrial and Saatchi & Saatchi SA. He is also a former non-executive director of Pretoria Portland Cement Limited.