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Wesizwe Platinum Ltd (WEZJ.J)

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26 May 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dawn Mokhobo

67 2009 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Zhimin Li

2017 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Dexin Chen

53 2011 Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Paul Smith

52 2013 Chief Operating Officer

Hamlet Morule

48 2012 Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations Executive

Kgomotso Tshaka

46 2011 Sustainable Futures Executive

Edwin Mohlabi

41 2013 General Manager of Bakubung Platinum Mine

Jacob Mothomogolo

43 2011 Projects Executive

Basetsana Ramaboa

51 2013 Human Resources Executive

Vasta Mhlongo

50 2013 Company Secretary

Pengfei Li

2016 Non-Executive Director

Kenny Mokoka

45 2014 Non-Executive Director

Xiaoyin Zhou

36 2016 Non-Executive Director

Victor Mabuza

45 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lincoln Ngculu

60 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Dawn Mokhobo

Ms. Dawn Nonceba Merle Mokhobo is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Wesizwe Platinum Limited. Leadership roles: First African woman to the management board of Eskom, as Executive Director in charge of Growth and Development. Won the prestigious Business Woman of the Year Award in 1993. Independent Electoral Commissioner in 1994. Served in the Promotions Committee for the South African Police Service in 1996. Nominated as the chairman of the United Nations Special Committee of Expects appointed to address the global issue of women and senior economic decision making in 1996. Boards: Wesizwe Platinum Limited, Engen Limited, Sabvest Pty (Ltd), The Altron Group, Board of Cricket South Africa, Chairman of Khulisa Social Solutions.

Zhimin Li

Mr. Zhimin Li serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Mr Li holds a Bachelor degree in Mining Engineering from KunMing University of Science and Technology in China. He has over 30 years experience in mining and civil engineering construction obtained through working in China for the Jinchuan Group and in Africa including other foreign jurisdictions where he managed multi - million Rand projects.

Dexin Chen

Mr. Dexin Chen is an Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of Wesizwe Platinum Ltd. He is the Vice President of Jinchuan Group and has 19 years of mining industry experience, holding a wide variety of senior management and technical positions within the Group’s operations in China. He previously served as the Deputy General Manager of Jinchuan Group Limited since September 2010. In January 2009 Mr Chen was appointed as the Mine Manager of Mining Zone 2 of Jinchuan Group Limited and for two years before that he served as the Secretary of the Party Committee and the Secretary of the Discipline Inspection Committee of Mining Zone 2 of Jinchuan Group. From January 2006 to January 2007, Mr Chen was the Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and the Secretary of the Discipline Inspection Committee of Mining Zone 2 of Jinchuan Group Limited. He served as the Deputy Mine Manager of the Longshou Mine of Jinchuan Group Limited from June 2004 to January 2006. Mr Chen qualified from the Mining Institute of Xi’an with a Bachelor of Mining in July 1994.

Paul Smith

Mr. Paul Smith is Chief Operating Officer of Wesizwe Platinum Ltd. He was previously an independent consultant to various mining companies globally. Between 2007 and 2010, he held the post of Director New Business for Aquarius Platinum, prior to which he was the Chief Executive Officer for TWP Finance. Mr. Smith has a strong background in resources corporate finance and project development and previously held senior positions at Absa Bank, African Merchant Bank and BOE NatWest Securities. He holds a MBA degree, majoring in Finance, and a BSc degree in Chemistry, both from Stellenbosch University and a BSc degree in Geology from Rhodes University. He also holds a DMT Extractive Metallurgy from the Camborne School of Mines in the UK.

Hamlet Morule

Mr. Hamlet Morule is an Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations Executive of Wesizwe Platinum Ltd. He joined Wesizwe from the information technology sector, having served as the Executive Director for Government Affairs in Microsoft and as the IBM Governmental Programmes Executive for sub-Saharan Africa. He also had a long and illustrious career with the democratic government of South Africa over 14 years. Six of which were in a strategic leadership position of a Deputy Director General. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Development and Project Planning from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom, and further successfully completed a Senior Executive Programme conferred by the Harvard Business School. He also holds a degree of Bachelor of Law from the University of the North West. Hamlet also served in the Microsoft S.A Board of Directors, and currently serves as board member of Golden Leopards Resorts.

Kgomotso Tshaka

Ms. Kgomotso Tshaka is Sustainable Futures Executive of Wesizwe Platinum Ltd. She is an MBA graduate from the Gordon’s Institute of Business (GIBS) and has an undergraduate B.Soc Sci. degree from the University of Cape Town. She has attended various management development programmes including: the Global Executive Development Programme at GIBS, and the Management Advancement Programme (MAP) at Wits. Ms Tshaka has extensive executive management experience in strategy development, risk management and social and labour plans specific to the mining sector. She held the position of President of Lonmin Development Trust prior to joining Wesizwe. In addition, she has held management and executive roles in various organisations including medical insurance and mining. She is currently serving on the Social and Ethics Committee of the Wesizwe board and the Bakubung Economic Development Trust. Ms Tshaka has served on the boards of South African Women in Mining Association and the Lonmin Development Trust.

Edwin Mohlabi

Mr. Edwin Mohlabi is General Manager of Bakubung Platinum Mine, a subsidiary of Wesizwe Platinum Ltd. He joined Wesizwe in February 2013 as the new General Manager of the Bakubung Platinum Mine. He previously served as General Manager of the Great Noligwa Mine, prior to which he held a variety of management positions at Anglo Gold Ashanti and Anglo Gold. He holds a Bachelor of Technology in Mining Engineering from the University of Johannesburg School of Mines, plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business, a National Higher Diploma in Mining from the Technikon Witwatersrand, and an Intermediate Management Development Programme (MDP) from the University of Stellenbosch Business School.

Jacob Mothomogolo

Mr. Jacob Mothomogolo is an Projects Executive of Wesizwe Platinum Ltd. He has been in the mining industry for more than 20 years with experiences in both production and mining projects management. He started his career in the AngloGold’s Free Sate operations and left to join De Beers group’s Cullinan Mine in Pretoria. After many years of production mining experience he progressed into mine project management and consulting with the then TWP Projects now Worley Parsons-WP. He spent 8 years at WP and ended up as a member of the Shadow Board and one of the Senior Project Managers. His career in consulting saw him do projects in countries such as: Tanzania, Zambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe and predominantly in the PGMs sector on the Bushveld Complex. He then left consulting to join Wesizwe Platinum in 2011 as a Projects Executive to commence the development of the Bakubung Platinum Mine project. Mr Mothomogolo is an ex-chairperson of the mining technical committee and ex-member of council of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy- SAIMM. He holds a B.Sc. Mining Engineering (WITS), a Management Development Program- MDP (Stellenbosch), and a M.Eng Master of Project Management (UP). He currently holds memberships in SAIMM, ECSA (Professional Engineer) and IoDSA.

Basetsana Ramaboa

Ms. Basetsana Ramaboa is Human Resources Executive of Wesizwe Platinum Ltd. She started her human resources career in 1997. She joined Wesizwe as its Human Resources Executive on 7 May 2013, having been in the Human Resources field for 16 years. She previously worked in a number of industry sectors including Communications, Brewing, Human Resources Consulting, International Corporate Banking, Maritime and Mining. She was previously a social worker for eight years. Ms Ramaboa is a Specialist Independent Member of Remuneration sub-committee of the GEPF Board. She holds a BA Honours degree in Social Work obtained from the University of Zululand, a BA Honours degree in Human Resources Development, and an Advanced Diploma in Project and Programme Management from the Cranfield College of Project and Programme Management.

Vasta Mhlongo

Ms. Vasta Mhlongo is an Company Secretary of Wesizwe Platinum Ltd. Prior to which she worked as the Board Secretary for the Financial Services Board responsible for Board Secretariat and Compliance divisions. Previously, she was employed with JSE listed Metropolitan Holdings as Group Executive for Corporate Governance including Corporate Secretariat. She has also held various senior positions in the public sector. Ms Mhlongo is admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa and holds a B Juris, LLB qualification (Unisa 1987 and 2001) and a Diploma in Legislative Drafting (Vista 2001). She is a former member of the Compliance Institute of South Africa and of the King III Committee and CRISA. She has also completed a Certificate programme in Investment Appraisal and Risk Analysis (Queens University, Canada 2003) and a Board Leadership Programme (GIBS Johannesburg 2006). Ms. Mhlongo previously served on the boards of SAPO, Gateway Airport Authority Limited, Union Money Limited and is currently a council member at the Air Services Licencing Council.

Pengfei Li

Mr. Li Pengfei is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Pengfei (PHD industrial Economics and MBA) is currently an executive director of Investment in China Africa Development Fund and possesses extensive skills in project valuation, investment instruments, project implementation attained over a period of more than 16 years of multinational experience. He also serves in several boards of project companies in China.

Kenny Mokoka

Mr. Kenny Mokoka is an Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession, holds memberships of several professional organisations including the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the Public Accountants and Auditors Board (PAAB), the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), and the Institute of Directors (IOD). Mr Mokoka's current and past professional and business leadership positions include Board Member of the Anglo American Platinum International Companies; Chairperson of the Audit Committee of the National Home Builders Research Council (NHBRC); Member of the Audit Committee of the Sizwe Medical Aid Fund; Member of the Audit Committee of the South African Sports Commission; and Board Member of the Internal Audit Advisory Committee of the University of Pretoria. Mr Mokoka has previously held corporate positions in a number of companies based in South Africa, including: Anglo American Platinum, Pepsi/Simba (Pty) Ltd, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Road Accident Fund, SizweNtsaluba VSP, Rand Merchant Bank, Deloitte and Touche and SCAW Metals.

Xiaoyin Zhou

Ms. Zhou Xiaoyin is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Ms Zhou Xiaoyin (Bachelor of Laws) is in-house counsel for the Jinchuan Group and has extensive experience in international law matters.

Victor Mabuza

Mr. Victor Thembinkosi Mabuza is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Financial Accounting & Financial Management Major) at the University of Swaziland in 1992 and completed a Masters degree in Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship at the University of Pretoria in 2004. Mr Mabuza has over 16 years experience in corporate finance and corporate and investment banking with major financial institutions such as Standard Bank, Stanlib Wealth & Asset Managers and the National Empowerment Fund. He has gained considerable experience in corporate finance advisory and implementation of public offers as well as the financial structuring of BB-BEE share schemes for blue chip companies such as Anglo Platinum, AngloGold, Northam Platinum, Sasol, Vodacom and NEF/MTN. Mr Mabuza is the chief operating officer of the Esop Shop and also serves on the board of directors of Metorex and as the chairman of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Human Capital and Remuneration Committee.

Lincoln Ngculu

Mr. Lincoln Vumile Ngculu is Non-Executive Independent Director of Wesizwe Platinum Ltd. He served as a member of the African National Congress since 1976 and spent many years in exile. While in exile he served in various capacities such being Commissar, Politics Instructor, Secretary of the Regional Commissariat in Angola, Internal Reconstruction in Maputo, Assistant Administrator at MK Military HQ in Lusaka. He also served as member of the Regional Politico-Military Council (RPMC) and Front Commander for the Western Cape based in Botswana. On his return from exile he served at Codesa as Advisor in the Transitional Arrangements (Interim Government); Assistant Researcher at Education Policy Unit at the University of Natal (PMB branch). He also served as a Provincial Secretary of the ANC in the Western Cape; thereafter the Chairperson of the ANC in the Western Cape and as Member of Parliament and Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Health. He holds B Admin (Hons) (UWC), PDM (UCT GSB) and Certificate in Defence Management (Wits). He is also the author of two books one of which was shortlisted for the Alan Paton Award (2010) and another published by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC).

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Dawn Mokhobo

457,000

Zhimin Li

--

Dexin Chen

188,000

Paul Smith

3,807,080

Hamlet Morule

2,895,570

Kgomotso Tshaka

3,010,140

Edwin Mohlabi

4,051,690

Jacob Mothomogolo

3,795,600

Basetsana Ramaboa

2,520,870

Vasta Mhlongo

1,815,690

Pengfei Li

--

Kenny Mokoka

26,000

Xiaoyin Zhou

--

Victor Mabuza

119,000

Lincoln Ngculu

312,000
As Of  30 Dec 2015