Sibanye-Stillwater appoints new non-executive director

The entrance to the Sibanye-Stillwater mine. (Iavan Pijoos/News24)
The entrance to the Sibanye-Stillwater mine. (Iavan Pijoos/News24)

Sibanye-Stillwater [JSE:SGL] released a statement in which they announced that it appointed geologist and mining doyen Harry Kenyon-Slaney as an independent non-executive director as of this week Wednesday.

Kenyon-Slaney’s arrival as non-executive director comes at a time when Sibanye-Stillwater is shrugging off the impact of industrial action and occupational challenges including mine deaths that occurred last years.  

Kenyon-Slaney served as a member of Rio Tinto’s group executive committee between 2009 and 2015. He currently serves as a non-executive chair at Gem Diamonds, a non-executive director at Petropaclovsk and senior advisor to McKinsey & Co.

"Mr Kenyon-Slaney has over 34 years of experience in the mining industry, principally with Rio Tinto PLC. He is a geologist by training and his experience spans operations, marketing, projects and business development," said the statement from Sibanye-Stillwater.

"Prior to this he led Rio Tinto’s global titanium dioxide business, he was Chief executive of Rio Tinto’s listed subsidiary, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd, he was general manager operations at Palabora Mining Company in South Africa and held senior marketing roles in copper, uranium and industrial minerals," the statement added.

The statement said wide experience to support operational, health and safety and business transformation programmes. 

ZAR/USD
16.92
(+1.33)
ZAR/GBP
21.36
(+0.76)
ZAR/EUR
19.18
(+0.84)
ZAR/AUD
11.82
(+0.73)
ZAR/JPY
0.16
(+1.03)
Gold
1808.26
(+0.80)
Silver
18.73
(+2.61)
Platinum
848.00
(+1.37)
Brent Crude
42.97
(-0.05)
Palladium
1925.00
(+0.44)
All Share
55870.69
(+1.13)
Top 40
51558.75
(+1.25)
Financial 15
10275.29
(+1.87)
Industrial 25
77503.35
(+0.84)
Resource 10
52793.47
(+1.49)
All JSE data delayed by at least 15 minutes morningstar logo
Company Snapshot
Voting Booth
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
I'm not really directly affected
18% - 1785 votes
I am taking a hit, but should be able to recover in the next year
23% - 2342 votes
My finances have been devastated
34% - 3499 votes
It's still too early to know what the full effect will be
25% - 2518 votes
Vote