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2016 Annual Results

Leadership team

Fani Titi

Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director

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Themba Mkhwanazi

CEO of Kumba Iron Ore

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Frikkie Kotzee

Chief Financial Officer

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Allen Morgan

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Buyelwa P Sonjica

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Dolly Mokgatle

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Zarina Bassa

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Andile Sangqu

Non-Executive Director

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Seamus French

Non-Executive Director

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Nonkululeko Dlamini (nee Veleti)

Non-Executive Director

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Natascha Viljoen

Representative non-executive director

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Fani Titi

Chairman, Independent Non-Executive Director

BSc Hons (Maths), MA (Maths), MBA, 51

Fani joined the Kumba board on 1 October 2012 and is a member of Remco. He is a non-executive chairman of Investec Bank Limited, and joint chairman of Investec plc and Investec Limited. He is a non-executive director of a number of companies associated with the Investec group. He is also a non-executive director of MTN Group Limited. He was previously non-executive chairman of AECI Limited and deputy chairman of the Bidvest Group Limited.

Themba Mkhwanazi

CEO of Kumba Iron Ore

B.Eng.Hons, CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, 46.

Themba was appointed CEO of Kumba Iron Ore in September 2016. Prior to that, he held the position of CEO for Anglo American’s thermal coal business in South Africa. He has extensive experience in the resources industry, including 18 years in his native South Africa, as well as in the USA and Australia.

Themba was a Managing Director for Huntsman Tioxide in South Africa until 2007 when he was appointed COO of Richards Bay Minerals, a joint venture between Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton.

In 2011, Themba was seconded to Rio Tinto’s Australian coal business, before taking up the role of Regional General Manager for the Americas in 2012. Themba holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Chemical Engineering.

Frikkie Kotzee

Chief Financial Officer

B Com (Hons), B.Proc, LLB, CA (SA), 42

Frikkie joined the Kumba board on 1June 2012. He was the group financial director of African Oxygen Limited. Frikkie previously worked for Anglo American Platinum Limited as head of business development and Anglo American as general manager, corporate finance. He has developed in-depth commercial and strategic skills across a range of industries, including mining, gas and financial services.

Allen Morgan

Independent Non-Executive Director

BSc, BEng (Elect), Pr Eng, 66

Allen joined the Kumba board on 9 February 2006, chairs the Remco and is the lead independent director. He is also a member of the audit, risk, and social and ethics committees. He served as interim chairman of Kumba from 15 December 2010 to 30 September 2012. He served as the CEO of Eskom between 1994 and 2000 and was a non-executive director of Eskom Holdings. He was appointed a non-executive director of AECI Limited on 1 July 2010 and also holds several corporate directorships. Allen was previously the chairman of Kumba Resources Limited.

Buyelwa P Sonjica

Independent Non-Executive Director

BA, BA (Hons), 64

Buyelwa joined the Kumba board on 1 June 2012 and is a member of the risk committee and the social and ethics committee. She is a member of the World Wide Assessment Programme Advisory Group on gender equality and former Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, and Minerals and Energy with the cabinet of the government of South Africa. She previously chaired the Parliamentary Select Committee on childcare facilities and the portfolio committee on water and forestry. She has also served as a member in the parliamentary portfolio committees of arts and culture, finance, and the trade and industry committees.

Dolly Mokgatle

Independent Non-Executive Director

BProc, LLB, HDip Tax Law, 57

Dolly joined the Kumba board on 7 April 2006, chairs the social and ethics committee and is a member of the audit and risk committees. She is an executive director of Peotona Group Holdings and also holds several other corporate directorships. She was the CEO of Spoornet and managing director of transmission at Eskom. Dolly was appointed as chairman of the State Diamond Trader and Zurich Insurance in October 2012 and as a director of Total South Africa Proprietary Limited in December 2012.

Zarina Bassa

Independent Non-Executive Director

BAcc, CA (SA), 49

Zarina joined the Kumba board on 2 December 2008, chairs the audit committee and is a member of the risk committee. She is the executive chairman of Songhai Capital. She is chairman of Yebo Yethu Limited and serves as a non-executive director of Vodacom South Africa, Sun International, Woolworths, Senwes, Oceana, the Lewis Group and the Financial Services Board. She was a partner at Ernst & Young where she spent 17 years in the Durban, Johannesburg and UK offices. She has also chaired the Public Accountants’ and Auditors’ Board, and the Auditing Standards Board and has been a member of the Accounting Standards Board, the JSE’s GAAP Monitoring Panel, the board of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and vice president of the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of South Africa.

Andile Sangqu

Non-Executive Director

BCom, BAccSc (Hons), MBL, 47

Andile joined the board on 29 June 2015. He is currently the Executive Head of Anglo American South Africa and was appointed onto the company’s board as a shareholder representative of Anglo American plc. He currently also serves as the Vice President of the Chamber of Mines. Andile will serve as a member of the Board’s Risk Committee and the Social, Ethics & Transformation Committee.

Seamus French

Non-Executive Director

B Eng (Chemical), 54

Seamus joined the Kumba board on 1 November 2016 as a non-executive director. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Anglo American’s Bulk Commodities business, responsible for its coal and iron ore interests globally. Seamus is also a member of the Anglo American Group Management Committee (GMC). Since joining Anglo American in 2007 he held the position of CEO for Anglo American Metallurgical Coal between 2009 and 2013, and CEO of Coal until 2015. He joined WMC Resources in Australia in 1994, in strategic planning and business development, before being appointed executive general manager of the Copper-Uranium division. Seamus joined BHP Billiton as global vice-president Business Excellence following its takeover of WMC in 2005.

Nonkululeko Dlamini (nee Veleti)

Non-Executive Director

BCom (Accounting); CA (SA), 43

Nonkululeko joined the Kumba board on 1 November 2016 as a non-executive director. She is currently the Chief Financial Officer of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). Prior to joining the IDC in September 2015 she was with Eskom where she spent 14 years in various executive positions.

Natascha Viljoen

Representative non-executive director

BSc Eng (Extractive Metallurgy), EMBA, 45

Natascha joined the Kumba board as a representative non-executive director on 8 February 2016. She is currently the Group Head of Processing at Anglo American Plc. Her career stretches over various commodities and disciplines in the mining industry with ten years in senior management roles.

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