Board changes at Northam

Lazarus Zim, chairman of Northam Platinum, has retired from the board of the company with immediate effect.

Lazarus Zim
Lazarus Zim, Northam Platinum’s outgoing chairman. 
Image credit: Northam Platinum

Zim was appointed onto the board in April 2007. Northam chief executive, Paul Dunne, paid tribute to Zim commenting, “Mr Zim will be remembered for the empowerment transaction with Zambezi Platinum, which secured Northam’s HDSA equity status, serving as the catalyst for the company to launch its growth ambitions. Northam is now a multi-asset, low-cost PGM producer, with a healthy project pipeline being developed.”

Zim is being replaced as chairman by Brian Mosehla who was appointed to the board in August 2015 as a non-executive director. He is a member of the Northam investment committee and will replace Zim as a member of the nomination committee.

Brian Mosehla
Brian Mosehla will replace Zim as Northam’s new chairman.

Image credit: Northam Platinum

Mosehla is the chief executive of Mosomo Investment Holdings, chairman of Zambezi Platinum, a director of Malundi Resources and Coal of Africa.

Additional changes to the board include the appointment of David Brown and Dr Yoza Jekwa as independent non-executive directors.

Brown is the current chief executive of Coal of Africa and is a director of the Vodacom group. Previously Brown was the chief executive of Implats. Brown is appointed as a member of the audit and risk committee, and chairman of the investment committee.

Dr Jekwa has extensive experience in South African corporate banking, and has held several positions in the medical field in South Africa and the UK. She holds an MBA in finance and a MBBCh (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery). Dr Jekwa will serve on the social, ethics and human resources committee.




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