People: Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd (HMY)

HMY on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Patrice Motsepe

52 2004 Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman of the Board

Graham Briggs

60 2008 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Modise Motloba

47 2012 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Frank Abbott

58 2012 Financial Director, Executive Director

Johannes van Heerden

41 2008 Chief Executive Officer, South East Asia Operations

Alwyn Pretorius

42 2014 Chief Operating Officer

Harry Mashego

49 2010 Executive Director

Jaco Boshoff

44 2013 Executive - Mineral Resources Development and Growth

Anton Buthelezi

49 2011 Executive - Human Resources

Matthews Dikane

47 2010 Executive - Legal, Governance and Ethics

Melanie Naidoo-Vermaak

38 2009 Executive - Environment Management

Marian van der Walt

40 2008 Executive - Corporate and Investor Relations

Abre van Vuuren

53 2012 Executive - Risk Management and Services Improvement

Riana Bisschoff

2012 Group Company Secretary

Fikile de Buck

52 2012 Non-Executive Lead Independent Director

Andre Wilkens

64 2007 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Joaquim Chissano

74 2005 Non-Executive Independent Director

Kenneth Dicks

74 2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

D. Simo Lushaba

47 2002 Non-Executive Independent Director

Cathie Markus

56 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mavuso Msimang

71 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Karabo Nondumo

35 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Vishnu Pillay

56 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

John Wetton

64 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Henrika Basterfield

Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Patrice Motsepe

Mr. Patrice T. Motsepe is Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman of the Board of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited. Appointed to the board in 2003, Patrice became non-executive chairman during 2004. Patrice was a partner in one of the largest law firms in South Africa, Bowman Gilfillan Inc. He was a visiting attorney in the USA with the law firm, McGuire Woods Battle and Boothe. In 1994 he founded Future Mining, which grew rapidly into a successful contract mining company. He then formed ARMgold in 1997, which listed on the JSE in 2002. ARMgold merged with Harmony in 2003 and led to the takeover of Anglovaal Mining (Avmin). In 2002 he was voted South Africa’s Business Leader of the Year by CEOs of the top 100 listed companies in South Africa, and named the Ernst & Young Best Entrepreneur of the Year. He has received numerous other business and leadership awards. He serves on the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum. Past business responsibilities include serving as president of Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) from 2004 to 2008 – BUSA is the representative voice of organised business in South Africa. He is also president of Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club and was appointed chairman of the newly formed BRICS Business Council in March 2013.

Graham Briggs

Mr. Graham P. Briggs is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited. Graham has been in the mining industry for 38 years, initially as a geologist. His operational and managerial experience was developed at a number of South African gold mines, and he joined Harmony in 1995 as new business manager. He also served as chief executive of Harmony Australia.

Modise Motloba

Mr. Modise J. Motloba is Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, since August 13, 2012. Modise joined the board in 2004. Currently chief executive officer of Quartile Capital (Proprietary) Limited, Modise is also a director of the Land Bank and Land Bank Insurance (chairman). His 19 years’ experience in investment banking, treasury and fund management includes appointments at Rand Merchant Bank, African Merchant Bank, African Harvest Fund Managers and Goldman Sachs. Modise is a former president of the Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals (ABSIP) where he was instrumental in formulating and negotiating the historic financial services charter in 2003.

Frank Abbott

Mr. Frank Abbott is Financial Director, Executive Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, since February 7, 2012. Frank joined the Harmony board as non-executive director in 1994, and was appointed financial director in 1997. In 2004 he was appointed financial director of ARM, while remaining on the Harmony board as non-executive director. In 2007, Frank was seconded to Harmony as interim financial director, a position he held until 2009. He was appointed executive director of Harmony in November 2011 and has served as financial director on the board of Harmony since February 2012.

Johannes van Heerden

Mr. Johannes van Heerden is Chief Executive Officer, South East Asia Operations of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, since January 2008. He is responsible for Harmony’s Papua New Guinea assets including an extensive exploration portfolio and the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures’ assets (Hidden Valley mine, Wafi-Golpu project and Morobe exploration, held in equal partnership with Newcrest Mining Limited). He joined Harmony as financial manager with operational and group reporting responsibility for the Free State region. He was appointed group financial manager in 2001, and relocated to Harmony South-east Asia as chief financial officer two years later.

Alwyn Pretorius

Mr. Alwyn Pretorius is Chief Operating Officer of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited. Alwyn joined Harmony on its merger with ARMgold in 2003. He began his career at Vaal Reefs as a mining graduate in training in 1993 and was appointed shift boss in 1995, gaining experience in remnant mining. Alwyn obtained his BSc in industrial engineering in 1998 and joined ARMgold in 1999 at its Orkney operations, becoming mine manager in 2003. Alwyn was appointed executive, South African operations at Harmony in March 2007, and then as chief operating officer: North region. He was appointed to his current position in August 2011.

Harry Mashego

Mr. Harry Ephraim Mashego is an Executive Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, since February 24, 2010. Mashego joined Harmony in July 2005 as group human resources development manager. Mashego, who has 20 years’ experience in human resources, began his career as human resources manager at Eskom. He progressed in the field at JCI, Atlantis Diesel Engines and Foskor Limited. He was promoted to general manager at Harmony’s Evander operations in 2005 and appointed executive: human resources in 2007. Mashego was appointed executive director: organisational development and transformation in 2010. He accepted his new role as executive director: government relations in August 2011.

Jaco Boshoff

Mr. Jaco Boshoff is Executive - Mineral Resources Development and Growth of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited. Jaco has been in the mining industry for 18 years, initially as a geologist. Most of his career has been spent with Harmony, progressing from ore reserve manager at various operations to the executive responsible for reserves and resources. He has been Harmony’s designated competent person for statutory reserves and resources reporting since 2004.

Anton Buthelezi

Mr. Anton Buthelezi is an Executive - Human Resources of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, since October 1, 2011. Anton rejoined Harmony in 2005 as human resources manager at Evander. He has over 23 years’ experience in human resources management in the mining industry. Previous positions include senior HR officer at Anglogold Ashanti, and mid and senior managerial positions in the same field at ARMgold, Samancor Chrome and Harmony. He has a proven track record in the full spectrum of HR functions as a generalist.

Matthews Dikane

Mr. Matthews Pheello Dikane is an Executive - Legal, Governance and Ethics of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited. Pheello has 21 years’ experience in the mining industry. He started his career as a learner official (mining) and progressed to production mine overseer at AngloGold Ashanti Limited. During this time, he studied for his law degrees and then served articles at Perrott Van Niekerk Woodhouse Inc. After being admitted as an attorney, he returned to AngloGold Ashanti’s corporate office as a legal counsel, later joining Brink Cohen Le Roux as a senior associate where he became a director.

Melanie Naidoo-Vermaak

Ms. Melanie Naidoo-Vermaak is an Executive - Environment Management of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited. Melanie joined Harmony in 2009. She is an experienced sustainable development specialist who has worked for both the private sector in the mining industry, and the public sector in the Departments of Water Affairs and Forestry and Minerals and Energy. She has spent more than 13 years in this discipline and has international environmental management exposure gained in the UK, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Africa. She has held various positions at some of the world’s mining companies, including BHP Billiton, Anglo American plc and De Beers Consolidated Mines Limited.

Marian van der Walt

Ms. Marian P. van der Walt is an Executive - Corporate and Investor Relations of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited. Marian was appointed company secretary in 2003 and joined Harmony’s executive committee in 2005 as executive: legal and compliance. This included taking responsibility for company secretarial, risk management, internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. In 2008, she resigned as company secretary, enabling her to accept her current position as executive: corporate and investor relations. Staff engagement was added to her portfolio in February 2012. Marian began her career as attorney and conveyancer in 1998 and held positions at Routledge Modise Attorneys, Deloitte and Touche and the Standard Bank of South Africa Limited prior to joining Harmony. BCom (Law), LLB, Higher Diploma in Tax, Diploma in Corporate Governance, Diploma in Insolvency Law, Certificates in Business Leadership.

Abre van Vuuren

Mr. Abre van Vuuren is AN Executive - Risk Management and Services Improvement of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited. Abré has over 30 years’ experience in the mining industry, specifically finance and human resources, on various gold mines and collieries in the Rand Mines Group. As a member of Harmony’s executive committee, he was initially responsible for industrial relations. He has held various positions in services and human resources prior to accepting his current position.

Riana Bisschoff

Ms. Riana Bisschoff is Group Company Secretary of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, since 1 March 2012. Bisschoff completed her LLB as well as a Masters Degree (LLM) in Commercial Law at the Potchefstroom campus (formerly known as University of Potchefstroom). She further completed her articles in 2003 at Couzyn, Hertzog and Horak Attorneys in Pretoria and was admitted as an attorney, notary and conveyancer. In 2004 she started her own firm, Bisschoff Attorneys, in association with Van der Merwe and Associates in Pretoria. She ventured into the commercial arena in 2005 where she served as company secretary and legal advisor before joining iThemba Governance and Statutory Solutions (Pty) Ltd ("iThemba") in 2010. During her time at iThemba, Bisschoff attended to the company secretarial duties of various listed and unlisted entities.

Fikile de Buck

Ms. Fikile Tebogo de Buck is Non-Executive Lead Independent Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited. Fikile joined the board in March 2006. A chartered certified accountant, she is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (UK) and a member. From 2000 to 2008, Fikile worked in various capacities at the Council for Medical Schemes in South Africa, including as chief financial officer and chief operations officer. Prior to that, she was treasurer at the Botswana Development Corporation. Fikile is a non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Anooraq Resources Corporation. In August 2010, Fikile was appointed lead independent non-executive director and chairman of the nomination committee.

Andre Wilkens

Mr. Andre J. Wilkens is Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, since August 6, 2007. He was appointed to the board of ARM in 2004 and was chief executive officer of ARM until March 2012. He is currently executive director growth and strategic development (based in the office of the ARM executive chairman). He headed ARMgold for five years and ARM Platinum for a year before being appointed chief operating officer of Harmony after its merger with ARMgold in 2003. André has over 43 years’ experience in the mining industry, particularly gold, platinum group metals, iron ore, manganese, coal, chrome, nickel and copper.

Joaquim Chissano

Mr. Joaquim A. Chissano, Ph.D., is Non-Executive Independent Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited., since April 20, 2005. Former president of Mozambique (1986-2004), Joaquim also served as chairman of the African Union for 2003/2004. On leaving the presidency, he established the Joaquim Chissano Foundation for Peace Development and Culture, and has led various international peace initiatives on behalf of the United Nations, African Union and Southern African Development Community to Guinea- Bissau, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda and Madagascar. In 2006 he was awarded the annual Chatham House prize for significant contributions to improving international relations and received the inaugural Mo Ibrahim prize for Achievement in African Leadership in 2007. Joaquim was appointed to the global development program advisory panel of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in December 2009.

Kenneth Dicks

Mr. Kenneth Victor Dicks is Non-Executive Independent Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, since February 13, 2008. Ken joined the Harmony board in 2008. He is a mining engineer with 39 years’ experience in the South African mining industry. He spent 37 years working in the Anglo American Corporation’s gold and uranium division where he held several senior positions. He presently serves as an independent non-executive director on the boards of Bauba Platinum and Witwatersrand Consolidated Gold Resources Limited.

D. Simo Lushaba

Dr. D. Simo Lushaba is Non-Executive Independent Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, since October 18, 2002. Simo joined the Harmony board in October 2002. An entrepreneur and executive business coach, he previously held senior management positions at Spoornet and Lonmin plc and was chief executive of Rand Water. Simo is a member of the boards of Cashbuild Limited, Talent Africa, GVSC and the Nepad Business Foundation (SA).

Cathie Markus

Ms. Cathie E. Markus is Non-Executive Independent Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, since May 31, 2007. Cathie spent 16 years at Impala Platinum Holdings Limited, initially as legal advisor and, from 1998 to 2007, as executive director responsible for legal, investor and community affairs. After graduating from the University of the Witwatersrand, Cathie served articles at Bell Dewar & Hall. On qualifying as an attorney, notary and conveyancer, she joined the legal department of Dorbyl Limited. She is currently a trustee of the Impala Bafokeng Trust and chairs the St Mary’s School Waverley Foundation.

Mavuso Msimang

Mr. Mavuso Msimang is Non-Executive Independent Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, since March 26, 2011. He has 27 years’ experience in management at executive level. He was involved in the transformation and restructuring of various state-owned entities over a period of 16 years until 2010. Mavuso was directorgeneral of the South African Department of Home Affairs and previously served successively as CEO of the State Information Technology Agency, South African National Parks and SA Tourism. He was country representative of international development organisations World University Service/ Canada and CARE-International in Ethiopia and Kenya, respectively. He also held senior management positions with UNICEF and the World Food Programme. He currently consults in the conservation and tourism sectors.

Karabo Nondumo

Ms. Karabo Tshailane Nondumo is Non-Executive Independent Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited., since May 3, 2013. Karabo is a consultant for Vodacom Business. Previous roles at Vodacom include executive head of Vodacom Business as well Mergers & Acquisitions. She was inaugural chief executive officer of AWCA Investment Holdings Limited (AIH) and former head of Global Markets Operations at Rand Refinery Limited. She is a former associate and executive assistant to the executive chairman at Shanduka Group. She was seconded to Shanduka Coal, where she was a shareholder representative, and also served on various boards representing Shanduka’s interests. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and African Women Chartered Accountants (AWCA). She is an independent non-executive director of Merafe Resources Limited, South African Express (SOC) Limited and Rolfes Holdings Limited. She is on the advisory board of Senatla Capital.

Vishnu Pillay

Mr. Vishnu P. Pillay is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited., since May 8, 2013. Vishnu Pillay is currently executive head of Anglo American Platinum’s joint venture operations. Before joining Amplats in 2011, he was executive vicepresident and head of South African operations for Gold Fields Limited and, prior to that, vice-president and head of operations at Driefontein Gold Mine. His 25 years at Gold Fields were interrupted by a two-year period with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, where he was director of mining technology and group executive for institutional planning and operations.

John Wetton

Mr. John Wetton is Non-Executive Independent Director of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, since July 1, 2011. He was with Ernst & Young from 1967 to June 2010. Corporate audit was his main focus, but for the last 11 years he played a business development role across Africa. John led Ernst & Young’s mining group for a number of years and continued to act as senior partner for some of the firm’s mining and construction clients. John was a member of Ernst & Young’s executive management committee and was, until retirement, a member of the Ernst & Young Africa governance board.

Henrika Basterfield

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