People: Lonmin PLC (LONJ.J)

LONJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

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29 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Beamish

57 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Bennetor Magara

46 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Simon Scott

55 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Johan Viljoen

2014 Chief Operating Officer

Abey Kgotle

42 2013 Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Barnard Mokwena

49 2013 Executive Vice President - Business Transformation

Lerato Molebatsi

44 2013 Executive Vice President - Communications and Public Affairs

Ben Moolman

2014 Business Support Office

Thandeka Ncube

43 2011 Business Transformation Manager, Shanduka Resources

Rob Bellhouse

2008 Company Secretary

Phuti Mahanyele

42 2013 Non-Executive Director

Gary Nagle

38 2013 Non-Executive Director

Paul Smith

43 2013 Non-Executive Director

Karen de Segundo

67 2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Len Konar

59 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Jonathan Leslie

62 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Jim Sutcliffe

57 2012 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Tanya Chikanza

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Beamish

Mr. Brian Richard Beamish has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Lonmin Plc, effect from July 22, 2014. Mr. Beamish was, until September 2013, the Group Director Mining and Technology of Anglo American plc, at the culmination of a 36 year career with that group. His previous roles included four years as Operations Director of Anglo Platinumand working as COO and subsequently CEO of Anglo American's global Base Metals business. A graduate in mechanical engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand and of the PMD programme at Harvard Business School, he has career-long experience of the mining industry, largely gained in operational roles in South Africa and latterly in other parts of the world, particularly South America. He has dual British and South African citizenship. Mr Beamish was a director of JSE-listed Anglo American Platinum Limited from May 2010 to 30 September 2013.

Bennetor Magara

Mr. Bennetor Magara has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Lonmin Plc., effective July 1, 2013. Ben Magara is currently the Executive Head of Engineering and Capital Projects at Anglo American Platinum Limited where he has closely engaged with the government and the communities. Prior to his current role, Ben was the Chief Executive Officer of Anglo Coal South Africa, responsible for Anglo American's total coal business in South Africa and revenues of around US$2 billion. He has 22 years' experience in the mining industry, having held various positions where he has demonstrated an exceptional operational track record as well as engaged and worked with governments and local communities. He has a Mining Engineering degree from the University of Zimbabwe and an Accelerated Development Program from London Business School. His career in mining has spanned mining supervision, management and leadership experience and he rose from the rock-face to CEO by 2006. His broad experience includes life of mine planning, production, general management, project management, strategy and business development, restructuring, customer relations, exploration, finance, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and human resources. In addition, Ben Magara has a record in community engagement, government relations, conflict resolution, organisational culture and gaining support from a wide range of stakeholders. Ben has been a director of Anglo American South Africa since 2006, is a non-executive director of Foskor and was Chairman of Richards Bay Coal Terminal, Africa's coal export facility. He is also a Trustee of Unisa (University of South Africa, Africa's biggest long distance education Institution) and is a Chairman of the Board of Trustees at St Peters School Foundation.

Simon Scott

Mr. Simon J. Scott is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Lonmin PLC. He served as Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Company from August 2012 to July 1, 2013. He joined the Company and the Board in September 2010 and become CFO in November 2010. A graduate with accounting and commerce degrees, he also attended the management development programme at the University of CapeTown. He has held a number of financial management roles in South Africa, with local and global employers, including a total of nine years with Anglo Platinum. He was CFO of JSE-listed Aveng, an engineering and construction group with involvement in the mining sector.

Johan Viljoen

Mr. Johan Lesley Viljoen is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Viljoen, a seasoned mining engineer and leader, joins Lonmin in this important new role with immediate effect. He brings a wealth of experience in mining, having spent 37 years in operational management and leadership roles at Gold Fields, Anglo American and AngloGold Ashanti. Most recently, Johan has been running Sfeer, a company he established to mentor and develop new talent in business and the mining industry specifically.

Abey Kgotle

Mr. Abey Kgotle is Executive Vice President - Human Resources of the Company. Abey joined Lonmin in April 2008 as Senior Manager Human Resources. He held several roles including Executive Manager External Affairs and Executive Manager Human Resources. He was appointed Executive Vice President Human Resources in September 2013. Prior to joining Lonmin, he worked in executive human resources roles at GrafTech South Africa, City of Johannesburg, Samancor Manganese and Denel. Abey has experience in human resource management, labour relations, community investment and stakeholder relations. He holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of the North West and a Masters Diploma in Human Resource Management. Abey has also attended the Global Executive Development Programme at Pretoria University’s Gordon Institute of Business Science. Abey is a South African national.

Barnard Mokwena

Mr. Barnard Mokwena is Executive Vice President - Business Transformation of Lonmin Plc. Barnard joined Lonmin in October 2005 as a Group Manager, Communications and External Affairs and was promoted to Executive Vice President, Human Capital and External Affairs in September 2009, at which time he was also appointed to the Exco. In September 2013, Barnard assumed responsibility for Transformation, human settlements and mining charter compliance. He previously worked in senior management positions in a range of sectors for a number of companies including Sentech, the South African Rail Commuter Corporation and the National Lottery Operator (UTHINGO). He holds a BA Phil from Urban Pontifical University, an MA Licentiate from Gregorian University and an EDP from Pretoria. Barnard is a South African national.

Lerato Molebatsi

Ms. Lerato Molebatsi is Executive Vice President - Communications and Public Affairs of the Company. Lerato joined Lonmin in September 2013 having worked at the Department of Labour since September 2011 as their Deputy Director General: Corporate Services. Prior to joining the Department of Labour, Lerato worked in senior executive positions at Sanlam, Old Mutual and Alexander Forbes. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Johannesburg and a Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Policy Development Policy and Management from the University of Witwatersrand. She has also attended the Senior Management Development Programme at the University of Stellenbosch. Lerato has considerable experience in labour dynamics, community engagement, government and regulatory policy. Lerato will be responsible for corporate communications, media and public relations, stakeholder management, South African regulatory affairs and community development. Lerato is a South African national.

Ben Moolman

Mr. Ben Moolman is Business Support Office of the Company. Mr. Moolman rejoins Lonmin from Glencore Xstrata where he was Chief Operating Officer of the Platinum Division. He has 10 years of experience with Lonmin, latterly as Vice President Mining."

Thandeka Ncube

Ms. Thandeka Ncube is Business Transformation Manager, Shanduka Resources of Lonmin PLC. Thandeka was nominated by Shanduka. She works with Shanduka’s investee companies advising on transformation and broad-based empowerment. She holds a social sciences degree from the City University of New York and an MBA from Henley Business School. She began her career working with various government institutions, developing strategy and policy for small and medium enterprises, and then joined the retail banking side of Standard Bank. Thandeka is a South African national.

Rob Bellhouse

Phuti Mahanyele

Ms. Phuti Mahanyele has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Lonmin Plc., effective April 02, 2013. She is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Shanduka Group, Lonmin's Black Economic Empowerment partner, and was nominated to the Board under a contractual arrangement. Phuti has a BA in Economics from Rutgers University, USA and an MBA from De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. She completed the Kennedy School of Government Executive Education programme 'Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century' at Harvard University in 2008. Her executive career includes appointment as Vice President of Fieldstone, an international firm specialising in the financing of infrastructure assets, and later she became Head of the Project Finance South Africa business unit at the Development Bank of Southern Africa. She joined Shanduka in 2004 as the Managing Director of Shanduka Energy, and became CEO in September 2010. External recognition of Phuti's achievements include the Top in Project Finance, 2003 award by the Association of Black Securities & Investment Professionals (ABSIP). She was selected as a Global Young Leader in 2007 by the World Economic Forum and listed as one of the Top 50 women in the world to watch in 2008 by the Wall Street Journal. She was named the Most Influential Woman in Government and Business - Financial Services in 2009 and in 2011 was awarded the Vision of Excellence Award by Rutgers University. She is a member of the boards of a number of Shanduka Group investee companies including being Deputy Chair of Pan African Resources Plc, listed on AIM and the JSE.

Gary Nagle

Mr. Gary Nagle has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Lonmin PLC., effective September 09, 2013. He is CEO of Glencore Xstrata's Alloys Division and is a member of its global management committee. Gary has commerce and accounting degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa in 1999. Since then he has held a variety of appointments within the Glencore group, including more than five years as CEO of Prodeco, Glencore's Colombian coal operation. He was appointed to his current role following the acquisition of Xstrata.

Paul Smith

Mr. Paul Smith has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Lonmin Plc., effective September 9, 2013. He is the Head of Strategy and Communications for Glencore Xstrata plc and sits on its executive capital allocation committee. He graduated from Oxford University in Modern History and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. His career to date has been in investment banking and fund management, before joining Glencore in 2011.

Karen de Segundo

Ms. Karen M. A. de Segundo is Independent Non-Executive Director of Lonmin Plc, since April 2005. She graduate in law, with an MBA from Michigan State University, she spent more than 30 years working globally with Shell, becoming their first female country head in 1983. After two years as CEO of Shell’s global Gas & Power business, she spent five years developing and Shell’s renewable energy business. She is a non-executive director of British American Tobacco (where she has chaired the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee since 2008), a director of Pöyry and a member of the supervisory board of E.ON. Karen is a Dutch national.

Len Konar

Dr. Len Konar is Independent Non-Executive Director of Lonmin PLC, since March 11, 2010. Len holds degrees in accounting and commerce from South African and U.S. universities. After qualifying as a chartered accountant, he pursued an academic career at the University of Durban-Westville, before moving into commercial roles. He now has a broad-ranging business career, chairing the boards of South African companies including Exxaro Resources and Steinhoff International and serving on the boards of others including Sappi and Alexander Forbes. A member of the King Committee on Corporate Governance, he is also a member of the Corporate Governance Forum and the Institute of Directors. Len is a South African national.

Jonathan Leslie

Mr. Jonathan Charles Alexander Leslie is Independent Non-Executive Director of Lonmin Plc, since June 04, 2009. After graduating in jurisprudence and qualifying as a barrister, Jonathan spent 26 years with Rio Tinto, including nine years’ service on its board. His roles at Rio Tinto included Mining Director and Chief Executive of the Copper and later the Diamonds & Gold Product Groups. He was subsequently CEO of Sappi and the executive chairman of Nikanor and is currently CEO of Extract Resources Limited. Jonathan is a British national.

Jim Sutcliffe

Mr. Jim H. Sutcliffe is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Lonmin Plc, effective January 2012. Jim was appointed to the Board in 2007 and is chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit & Risk, Nomination and Transformation Committees. He was appointed Senior Independent Director at the 2012 AGM. An actuary by profession, Jim has UK and South African business experience, including senior executive roles with Prudential UK and Old Mutual, being Group CEO of the latter from 2001-2008. He is a director of the Financial Reporting Council Limited and chairs the Codes and Standards Committee and is also a director of Liberty Group and Liberty Holdings, and chairman of Sun Life Financial. He also chaired the UK Board for Actuarial Standards until 2 July of this year. Jim is a British citizen.

Tanya Chikanza

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