RNS Number : 6081H
13 March 2018
13 March 2018
Retirement of non-executive director and withdrawal of resolution
Lonmin Plc ("Lonmin" or the "Company") announces that Dr Len Konar, who has been a non-Executive Director of the Company since 2010, has decided to retire from the Lonmin Board with effect from 14 March 2018 and will be pursuing an international opportunity.
Lonmin's Chairman, Brian Beamish, said "On behalf of my colleagues on the Board, I would like to thank Len for his contribution and commitment to the Board and the Company during his eight years at Lonmin. The Board would like to wish Len every success for the future."
As a consequence, Resolution 9 relating to the re-election of Dr Konar that was to be considered at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 15 March 2018 will be withdrawn. The withdrawal of this item of business does not affect the validity of the proxy form or any proxy votes that have already been made in respect of other Resolutions.
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Notes to editors
Lonmin, which is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, is one of the world's largest primary producers of PGMs. These metals are essential for many industrial applications, especially catalytic converters for internal combustion engine emissions, as well as their widespread use in jewellery.
Lonmin's operations are situated in the Bushveld Igneous Complex in South Africa, where more than 70% of known global PGM resources are located.
The Company creates value through mining, refining and marketing PGMs and has a vertically integrated operational structure - from mine to market. Underpinning the operations is the Shared Services function which provides high quality levels of support and infrastructure across the operations.
For further information please visit our website: http://www.lonmin.com
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