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Change to the Board: appointment of a Non-executive Director

Monday, 12 January 2015

Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
(Registration No. 1924/002590/06)
“AECI” or “the Company”
Share code:  AFE     ISIN No. ZAE000000220

AECI is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Godfrey Gomwe (59) as Non-executive Director of the Company.

Mr Gomwe spent the last 26 years in Executive positions in the metals and mining industry, including 15 years with Anglo American plc.  At the time of his early retirement at the end of March 2014, he was Chief Executive of Anglo American Thermal Coal and was also responsible for Anglo American’s manganese interests in the joint venture with BHP Billiton.

During his career he developed and led the execution of major business repositioning and transformation strategies.  He was also a leader in driving safety culture and performance in the workplace.

Mr Gomwe has experience in working with governments and political organisations in several African countries.  He is also experienced in the areas of venture capital and private equity.

He is passionate about job creation, food security and sustainable poverty alleviation in Southern Africa and is involved in several charitable causes, through his Chairmanship of Tshikululu Social Investments NPC.

Mr Gomwe’s appointment to the Company’s Board will be effective from 31 January 2015.

Woodmead, Sandton
12 January 2015

Sponsor:  Rand Merchant Bank (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)

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