(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number: 1967/013038/06)
JSE share code: MND ISIN: ZAE000156550
(Incorporated in England and Wales)
(Registered number: 6209386)
JSE share code: MNP ISIN: GB00B1CRLC47
LSE share code: MNDI
As part of the dual listed company structure, Mondi Limited and Mondi plc
(together "Mondi Group") notify both the JSE Limited and the London Stock
Exchange of matters required to be disclosed under the Listings Requirements of
the JSE and/or the Disclosure and Transparency and Listing Rules of the United
Kingdom Listing Authority.
21 May 2013
APPOINTMENT OF JOINT CHAIRMAN
The Mondi Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Tshamano Mohau
Frederik (`Fred') Phaswana as joint chairman with effect from 1 June 2013. He
will replace Cyril Ramaphosa who, as announced in January, stepped down at the
conclusion of the Annual General Meetings on 3 May 2013.
Fred Phaswana is chairman of Standard Bank Group and The Standard Bank of South
Africa. He is also chairman of the South African Institute of International
Affairs and non-executive director of Naspers Limited. He was formally regional
president of BP Africa, a non-executive director of Anglo American plc and
chairman of Anglo American South Africa, Anglo Platinum, Transnet, Ethos
Private Equity, the South African Energy Association and the Advisory Board of
the Cape Town Graduate School of Business. He is also former honorary president
of the Cape Town Press Club.
With effect from 1 June 2013, Fred will be a member of the DLC nominations
David Williams, Joint Chairman, commented:
`The Mondi Group Boards and I are delighted that Fred will be joining us. He
brings extensive experience in board and senior business leadership roles and
his knowledge of the South African business environment will be of particular
benefit to Mondi.
I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Cyril for his significant
contribution to the Mondi Group. He helped guide Mondi through its initial
years of listing and played an important role in providing constructive counsel
particularly on issues specific to the South African business environment. He
leaves with our very best wishes for the future.'
There are no other details that require to be disclosed in respect of the
appointment of Fred Phaswana pursuant to Rule 9.6.13 of the UK Listing Rules.
David Hathorn Tel: +27 11 994 5417
Chief Executive Officer
Kerryn Haselau Tel: +27 11 994 5412
Interim Group Communications Manager
About Mondi Group
Mondi is an international packaging and paper Group, with production operations
across 30 countries and revenue of €5.8 billion in 2012. The Group's key
operations are located in central Europe, Russia and South Africa and as at the
end of 2012, Mondi employed 25,700 people.
Mondi Group is fully integrated across the packaging and paper value chain,
from the growing of wood and the production of pulp and paper (packaging paper
and uncoated fine paper), to the conversion of packaging paper into corrugated
packaging, industrial bags, extrusion coatings and release liner. Mondi is also
a supplier of innovative consumer packaging solutions, advanced films and
hygiene products components.
Mondi Group has a dual listed company structure, with a primary listing on the
JSE Limited for Mondi Limited under the ticker code MND and a premium listing
on the London Stock Exchange for Mondi plc, under the ticker code MNDI. The
Group has been recognised for its sustainability through its inclusion in the
FTSE4Good Global, European and UK Index Series (since 2008) and the JSE's
Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index since 2007. The Group was also
included in the Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) FTSE 350 Carbon Disclosure
Leadership Index (CDLI) for the third year and in CDP's FTSE 350 Carbon
Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) for the first time in 2012.
Sponsor in South Africa: UBS South Africa (Pty) Ltd
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