People: Goldplat PLC (GLDP.L)

GLDP.L on London Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Moritz

74 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Gerard Kisbey-Green

Chief Executive Officer, Director

Hansie Van Vreden

Chief Operating Officer, Director

Ian Visagie

2015 Executive Director

Nigel Wyatt

67 2013 Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Moritz

Mr. Brian Michael Moritz is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the company. He is a Chartered Accountant and former Senior Partner of Grant Thornton, London. He formed Grant Thornton's Capital Markets Team, which floated over 100 companies on AIM under his chairmanship. In 1995 he retired to concentrate on bringing new companies to the market as a director. He focuses on mining companies, primarily in Africa, and was formerly Chairman of African Platinum PLC and Metal Bulletin PLC as well as currently being Chairman of several junior mining companies. Brian is a member of the audit and remuneration committees of the Company and is responsible for corporate governance issues and compliance with AIM.

Gerard Kisbey-Green

Mr. Gerard Kisbey-Green is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. He has built an expansive career in the mining and related financial industry, spanning over 28 years. After graduating as a Mining Engineer in South Africa in 1987, Gerard gained extensive experience working in various management positions for a number of the larger South African mining companies, including Rand Mines Group and the gold division of Anglo American Corporation. During this time he worked on gold, platinum and coal mines primarily in South Africa and also in Germany and Australia. Gerard subsequently spent 17 years in the financial markets, including five years as a mining equity analyst and 12 years in mining corporate finance. He has worked in South Africa and the UK for banks including JPMorganChase, Investec and Standard Bank, and has extensive experience in IPOs, capital raisings, M&A transactions and deals covering a great diversity of commodities and geographic locations. He also has experience in nomad and broker and advisory roles.

Hansie Van Vreden

Mr. Hansie Van Vreden is Chief Operating Officer, Director of the company. He is a qualified Metallurgist who has a solid understanding of the Company’s gold recovery operations having worked as General Manager of GPL, and Managing Director of GPL and GRG gold recovery operations. Prior to joining Goldplat, Hansie worked at several AngloGold Ashanti operations in South Africa and Australia, where responsibilities included working as the Production Metallurgist at AngloGold Ashanti's Kopanang Gold Plant in South Africa.

Ian Visagie

Mr. Ian Visagie is Executive Director of the company. He is a chartered accountant who has worked in senior positions in the mining industry since 1990. A South African citizen he trained as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in its Pretoria office. Having gained post-qualifying experience with KPMG he moved into a mining environment in 1990 when he joined Consolidated Modderfontein Mines Limited as Financial Manager where he first worked with Demetri Manolis. In 1992, he joined Gravelotte Mines Limited as Financial Manager and Goldplat Recovery in March 1997 as Financial Director. With Demetri Manolis, he took over management control of Goldplat Recovery in November 2000. Ian is responsible for the financial and administration affairs of the Company and its subsidiaries.

Nigel Wyatt

Mr. Nigel Patrick Gordon Wyatt serves as Non-Executive Director of the company. He has over 40 years of experience in the mining arena, having held senior positions in a number of mining and engineering companies, primarily in Southern Africa. This includes acting as Group Marketing Director of a De Beers subsidiary group, which was responsible for supplying specialised materials, engineering and technology to the industrial and mining sectors. Following this he was Commercial Director of Dunlop Industrial Products (Pty) Ltd, South Africa. Nigel is a mining engineer and a graduate of the Camborne School of Mines, England.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Brian Moritz

40,000

Gerard Kisbey-Green

--

Hansie Van Vreden

--

Ian Visagie

116,000

Nigel Wyatt

--
As Of  29 Jun 2014

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