In accordance with paragraph 3.59(a) of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, shareholders are hereby advised that Mr. Patrick Burton (“Mr. Burton”) has been appointed as a independent non-executive director and as member of the audit and risk committee of R&E, with effect from 23 May 2013.
Mr. Burton was one of the founding members of Siphumelele Investments Ltd, a black economic empowerment company established in 1995 with a shareholder base representing in excess of 150 000 previously disadvantaged individuals.
His experience as a director includes executive and non-executive positions in fishing, telecommunications, media and entertainment, technology and financial services. Mr. Burton is a member of the audit committees of PSG Group Ltd, Thembeka Capital Ltd, Safrican Ltd and Siphumelele Investments Ltd.
The board of R&E welcomes the appointment of Mr. Burton and looks forward to his invaluable contributions.
23 May 2013