Integrated Annual Report 2014

Management

SHADWICK BESSIT (52)

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: UNDERGROUND OPERATIONS – KLOOF AND DRIEFONTEIN

National Higher Diploma, Technikon Witwatersrand
Executive Development Programme, Gordon Institute of Business Science
South African Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency

Prior to joining Gold Fields on 6 July 2012, Shadwick Bessit pursued personal business interests from 2010 to 2012 and was Executive Director: Operations at Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats). He occupied this position from 2005 to 2010 after joining Implats in November 2002 as General Manager. Previously, he was employed at AngloGold Ashanti from 1986 to 2002 where he moved through the ranks to General Manager level at the Deelkraal, Elandsrand and Savuka mines.

HARTLEY DIKGALE (54)

SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT: GENERAL COUNSEL AND LEGAL, COMPLIANCE AND ETHICS

BIuris, University of the North
LLB,HDip (Company Law), University of the Witwatersrand
LLM, Vista University

Hartley Dikgale is an admitted advocate of the High Court of South Africa and has more than 30 years of corporate experience as a business executive. He has served on more than 20 boards of directors of listed and unlisted companies. He was introduced to the mining sector in 2004 when he was appointed to the Board of Pamodzi Gold Limited (Pamodzi) as a non-executive director. He has worked for, among others, Sanlam Limited (Sanlam), Old Mutual, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, Rand Water Board and Pamodzi Investment Holdings Proprietary Limited. In recent years (from 2010 to 2012), Hartley has worked for Rand Uranium Proprietary Limited (Rand Uranium) in an executive capacity as Senior Vice President: General Counsel. When Gold One acquired Rand Uranium, Hartley joined Gold One as Senior Vice President: General Counsel from 2012 to 2013. Hartley joined Sibanye in May 2013 where he now serves in a similar capacity.

CAIN FARREL (65)

CORPORATE SECRETARY

MBA, Southern Cross University, Australia
FCIS

Cain Farrel was appointed to his position on 1 January 2013. Before then, and from 1 May 2003, he was Company Secretary at Gold Fields. Previously, Cain served as Senior Divisional Secretary at Anglo American. He is a Past President and former director of the Southern African Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (SAICSA).

NASH LUTCHMAN (52)

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: PROTECTION SERVICES

BA (Hons) (Criminology), University of KwaZulu-Natal

Nash Lutchman has more than 25 years’ experience in the policing and security environment. He enlisted in the South African Police Service (SAPS) in 1987 and rose through the ranks from Constable in 1988 to Brigadier in 1999. During his time with the SAPS, Nash served in various divisions at senior level. In 2004, he joined the De Beers group as Security Manager in Kimberley and held other key positions as Group Crime and Intelligence Manager, Regional Security Manager, Group Investigations and Crime Information Manager, before being appointed to head the Security division at De Beers Consolidated Mines Limited (De Beers). In 2008, Nash joined Gold Fields as Manager: Special Investigations and was appointed Senior Manager and Head of Gold Fields Protection Services in July 2009. In March 2014, Nash was appointed as Senior Vice President responsible for developing and delivering a holistic protection strategy for Sibanye.

DAWIE MOSTERT (45)

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: ORGANISATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

Diploma in Labour Relations
MDP (Adv Labour Law)
MBA, University of South Africa

Dawie Mostert, who has more than 18 years’ experience in the mining industry, was appointed to his position on 1 January 2013. Prior to joining Sibanye, he served as Vice President: Commercial Services at Gold One in 2012 and Vice President: Human Capital at Great Basin Gold from 2006 to 2012. Prior to joining Great Basin Gold in 2006, he was Executive: Organisational Development and Employee Relations at Harmony from 2002 to 2006. Dawie joined Harmony in 1996 as part of the acquisition transformational team and was appointed Mine Manager at Elandsrand mine from 2001 to 2002.

ADAM MUTSHINYA (51)

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: HUMAN CAPITAL

BAdmin (Hons) (Industrial Psychology), University of Venda

Adam Mutshinya was appointed to his position on 1 March 2013. Prior to this appointment, from 1 December 2012, he was Vice President and Head of Human Resources: South Africa Region for Gold Fields. Before that he was Vice President and Head of Group Talent Management at Gold Fields. Prior to joining Gold Fields in November 2011, Adam was with the South African Forestry Company Limited (South African Forestry Company) as Group Executive: Human Resources and Senior Group Executive: Human Capital from September 2006 to June 2011. He has also held various positions at Amplats where he was Human Resource (HR) Manager: Platinum Expansion Programme, HR Manager: Smelter Operations and Group HR Manager: Transformation between October 2003 and August 2006.

DICK PLAISTOWE (65)

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: METALLURGY AND SURFACE OPERATIONS

BSc (Hons) (Mining Engineering), University of Nottingham
South African Mine Manager’s Certificates of Competency (Metalliferous and Fiery Coal Mines)
Programme for Management Development, Harvard Business School
Programme for Management Development, University of South Africa

Dick Plaistowe has more than 40 years’ experience in the mining industry with extensive strategic, operations and project management experience. He also has 20 years’ experience in the surface retreatment business and was CEO responsible for the listing of Crown Consolidated Gold Recoveries (now incorporated within DRDGOLD Limited) on the JSE in 1997 and the formation of Mine Waste Solutions Proprietary Limited in 2000 where he was CEO until 2005. He was recruited by Gold One in August 2011 to develop a surface retreatment business following Gold One’s acquisition of Rand Uranium in 2011. Dick joined Sibanye in June 2014.

WAYNE ROBINSON (52)

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: UNDERGROUND OPERATIONS – BEATRIX AND COOKE

BSc (Mechanical Engineering), University of Natal
BSc (Mining Engineering), University of the Witwatersrand
PrEng
South African Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency (Metalliferous)
South African Mechanical Engineer’s Certificate of Competency

Wayne Robinson has worked in the South African gold and platinum mining sectors for more than 25 years with experience in underground mine management. Prior to joining Sibanye, he was the Executive Vice President of Cooke Operations and served on the Gold One Executive Committee from 2012 to 2014. He has held senior management positions at Eastern Platinum Limited from 2006 to 2012, Richards Bay Minerals, from 2005 to 2006 and Gold Fields, having qualified as a mechanical and mining engineer.

RICHARD STEWART (39)

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

BSc (Hons), PhD (Geology), University of the Witwatersrand

Richard Stewart has over 15 years’ experience in South Africa’s geological and mining industries, and is a professional natural scientist registered with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions. Prior to joining Sibanye in 2014, he held management positions in the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Mining Technology division, Shango Solutions, Uranium One and as an investment consultant for African Global Capital Proprietary Limited. In 2009, Richard joined Gold One where he served as Executive Vice President: Technical Services. He was also CEO of Goliath Gold.

PETER TURNER (58)

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: TECHNICAL SERVICES

National Higher Diploma (Mechanical Engineering), Vaal Triangle Technikon
South African Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency (Metalliferous)
South African Mechanical Engineer’s Certificate of Competency

Peter Turner was appointed to this position in 2015. He has more than 39 years’ experience in the mining industry as a senior executive at Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti and Gold Fields prior to joining Sibanye. Peter has worked in deep-level and open-pit operations throughout Africa, including Mali, Ghana, Namibia and Tanzania. He began his career as an engineering trainee at Vaal Reefs in 1975, having qualified as a mechanical and mining engineer.

ROBERT VAN NIEKERK (50)

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: ORGANISATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

National Higher Diploma (Metalliferous Mining), Technikon Witwatersrand
BSc (Mining Engineering), University of the Witwatersrand
South African Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency

Robert van Niekerk was appointed to this position in February 2013. Prior to joining Sibanye, he was the Senior Vice President and Group Head of Mining at Gold Fields from November 2011. He previously occupied several senior management positions at Gold Fields (from September 2009 to November 2011) and Amplats as well as management positions at Uranium One and Gold One. Robert began his mining career in 1982 as a Barlow’s Learner Official and progressed through the mining ranks at a number of South African underground and surface operations.

JAMES WELLSTED (45)

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT: INVESTOR RELATIONS

BSc (Hons) (Geology), University of the Witwatersrand
PDM, Wits Business School

James Wellsted was appointed to this position on 1 January 2013. Prior to joining Sibanye, and from 2011, he was a mining analyst at JP Morgan Securities South Africa Proprietary Limited, covering the South African diversified mining sector. James was also Executive Head of Investor and Media Relations at Mvelaphanda Resources Limited for seven years until its unbundling in 2011. Between 1998 and 2004, James was an analyst at JP Morgan, covering South African and African gold mining companies, and contributing to JP Morgan’s supply and demand and gold price forecasts.