Appointment of additional director
Westonaria, 13 May 2015: In terms of Section 3.59 of the Listings Requirements of JSE Limited (“JSE”), the Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Jiyu Yuan as a Non- Independent Non-Executive Director to the Sibanye Gold Board with effect from 12 May 2015. The appointment of Mr Yuan is pursuant to a written agreement entered into in August 2013 between Sibanye Gold and Gold One International Limited (“Gold One”) for the acquisition by Sibanye Gold of Gold One’s West Rand Operations (“the Cooke Operations”).
Mr Yuan (53) is a Mining Engineer with 33 years of experience in China and Peru. Mr Yuan is currently a Director of Gold One and General Manager of Shouxin Peru Mine Company Limited. Previously, Mr Yuan served as a General Manager at Xinjiang Mine Development Limited of Baiyin Nonferrous Group Company Limited (“Baiyin”), General Manager, at Changba Lead and Zinc Mine of Baiyin, Director in the Mine Department of Baiyin and Senior Engineer at Northwest Research Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
The Board welcomes Mr Yuan to Sibanye Gold and looks forward to his valuable contribution to the on-going development of Sibanye Gold.
James Wellsted SVP Investor Relations Sibanye Gold Limited +27 83 453 4014 firstname.lastname@example.org