People: DRDGOLD Ltd (DRD)

DRD on New York Consolidated

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1 Sep 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Geoffrey Campbell

53 2005 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Daniel Pretorius

47 2009 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Riaan Davel

2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Charles Symons

60 2011 Chief Operating Officer

Reneiloe Masemene

33 2014 Group legal counsel

Thulo Moletsane

46 2010 Director - Ergo Mining Operations

Moltin Ncholo

51 2013 Director - Ergo Mining Operations

Wilhelm Schoeman

40 2011 Executive officer - Business Development

Themba Gwebu

50 2012 Executive officer - Legal, Compliance, Company Secretary

Johan Holtzhausen

68 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Edmund Jeneker

52 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

James Turk

67 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

James Duncan

Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Geoffrey Campbell

Mr. Geoffrey Charles Campbell serves as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of DrdGold Ltd. He was appointed a non-executive director in 2002, a senior independent non-executive director in December 2003 and as non-executive chairman in October 2005. A qualified geologist, he has worked on gold mines in Wales and Canada; as a stockbroker and a fund manager. He was also research director for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. Geoffrey is a director of Oxford Abstracts.

Daniel Pretorius

Mr. Daniel Johannes Pretorius serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of DrdGold Ltd. He was appointed CEO designate of DRDGOLD on 21 August 2008 and chief executive officer on 1 January 2009. After joining the company on 1 May 2003 as legal adviser, he was promoted to the position of group legal counsel on 1 September 2004 and general manager: corporate services on 1 April 2005. Niël was appointed chief executive officer of Ergo Mining Operations (formerly DRDGOLD SA) on 1 July 2006, becoming managing director on 1 April 2008.

Riaan Davel

Mr. Riaan Davel has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 6 January 2015. Davel, a qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa), has a BCom (Hons) and an M Com (in International Accounting) from the University of Johannesburg. He has 17 years experience in the professional services industry, mostly in the mining sector in Africa. Davel has spent the last seven years at KPMG as audit partner, where his work included performing audits of listed companies in the mining industry, including SEC registrants. He has also gained experience as an IFRS technical partner, and represented the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants on the International Accounting Standards Boards project on Extractive Activities from 2003 to 2010. He also served on committees that compile or update the South African Codes for reporting and valuation of mineral reserves and resources.

Charles Symons

Mr. Charles Methley Symons is Chief Operating Officer of DrdGold Ltd. He joined the mining industry in February 1977 and transferred to Crown Gold Recoveries Proprietary Limited in January 1986. He was appointed general manager in 1995, executive officer: surface operations of DRDGOLD Limited on 1 January 2008 and as executive officer: operations of DRDGOLD Limited on 11 May 2010. On 1 October 2011 he was appointed chief operating officer (COO) of DRDGOLD. Following the restructuring of senior management in July 2014, Charles Symons assumed the role of chairman: Oversight Committee: Ergo Mining Operations Proprietary Limited.

Reneiloe Masemene

Ms. Reneiloe Masemene is a Group legal counsel of the company. She qualified attorney who joined DRDGOLD in January 2009 as legal advisor. She was appointed to the position of senior legal advisor in October 2011 and prescribed officer of Ergo in June 2012.

Thulo Moletsane

Mr. Thulo Mogotsi Moletsane was Director - Ergo Mining Operations of DrdGold Ltd. He is an executive director of Khumo Bathong Holdings Proprietary Limited and a director of Khumo Mining and Investments Proprietary Limited. He has completed an executive programme (EPP) offered by the Mining Qualifications Authority. He was appointed as a director of Ergo Mining Operations Proprietary Limited in August 2010.

Moltin Ncholo

Dr. Moltin Paseka Ncholo is a Director - Ergo Mining Operations Proprietary Limited., He was Awarded his PhD in law in 1992, he was admitted as an advocate of the High Court of South Africa in 1994. Prior to becoming Chairman of Khumo Bathong Holdings (Pty) Limited and East Rand Proprietary Mines Limited in 1999 and became an enthusiastic operator and member of the mining fraternity. Paseka is executive chairman of Khumo Bathong Holdings Proprietary Limited. Paseka holds various other executive and board positions. He was appointed as a director of Ergo Mining Operations Proprietary Limited in February 2013.

Wilhelm Schoeman

Mr. Wilhelm Jacobus (Jaco) Schoeman is Executive officer - Business Development of DrdGold Ltd., since October 2011 as executive officer: business development to focus on expanding the group’s surface retreatment business and extracting maximum value from existing resources. In July 2014 the roles of COO and executive officer: business development were phased out and replaced with the position of operations director: Ergo Mining Operations Proprietary Limited, and Jaco Schoeman was appointed to that position.

Themba Gwebu

Mr. Themba John Gwebu serves as Executive officer - Legal, Compliance, Company Secretary of DrdGold Ltd. He is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. He joined DRDGOLD in April 2004 as assistant legal adviser. He was appointed company secretary in April 2005 and group legal counsel and compliance officer on 1 January 2007. He is currently executive officer: legal, compliance and company secretary.

Johan Holtzhausen

Mr. Johan Andries Holtzhausen is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Holtzhausen is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and he holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Stellenbosch and a Bachelor of Accounting Science Honours degree obtained at the University of South Africa. He has over 42 years’ experience in the accounting profession, having served as a senior partner at KPMG, and held the highest Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (United States), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards and Sarbanes-Oxley Act accreditation required to service clients listed on stock exchanges in the United States of America. His clients included major corporations listed in South Africa, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States of America. Johan currently serves as an independent director of the Tourism Enterprise Partnership and chairs the audit and risk committee on a voluntary basis. This South African non-profit company is a leading small business development agency funded by a public-private partnership. He chairs the audit and risk committee of Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining Proprietary Limited, an emerging South African manganese miner. He is a non-executive director of Caledonia Mining Corporation, a Canadian corporation listed in the United States of America, Canada and the United Kingdom, and he chairs its audit and risk committee.

Edmund Jeneker

Mr. Edmund Abel Jeneker serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of DrdGold Ltd., since November 1, 2007. He trained as an accountant and gained experience in finance, taxation, business strategy and general management at Grant Thornton, SwissReSA, World Bank Competitiveness Fund and Deloitte over a period of more than 20 years. He is active in community development and serves as a member of the Provincial Development Commission of the Western Cape Provincial Government. He currently holds the position of managing director: ABSA AllPay Consolidated Investment Holdings at ABSA Group Limited.

James Turk

Mr. James Turk serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of DrdGold Ltd. In 2011 met the JSE Listing Requirements to be an independent director. He is the founder and a director of GoldMoney Network Limited, also known as GoldMoney.com, an online provider of physical gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion to buyers worldwide and the operator of a digital gold currency payment system. Since graduating in 1969, he has specialised in international banking, finance and investments. After starting his career with JP Morgan Chase in 1980, James joined the private investment and trading company of a prominent precious metals trader. He moved to the United Arab Emirates in 1983 as manager of the Commodity Department of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. Since resigning in 1987, he has written frequently on money and banking.

James Duncan

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Geoffrey Campbell

1,352,000

Daniel Pretorius

6,191,000

Riaan Davel

--

Charles Symons

--

Reneiloe Masemene

--

Thulo Moletsane

--

Moltin Ncholo

--

Wilhelm Schoeman

3,035,000

Themba Gwebu

2,885,000

Johan Holtzhausen

--

Edmund Jeneker

237,522

James Turk

521,364

James Duncan

--
As Of  29 Jun 2014
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