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African Oxygen Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes atmospheric gases, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and hard goods in South Africa and other African countries. The company offers atmospheric gases to industrial consumers, merchant customers, and end users; LPG under the Handigas brand name; and hard goods, such as electrodes and welding equipment. It offers packaged gas to customers in the mining, commercial, domestic, scientific, and medical applications. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. African Oxygen Limited is a subsidiary of BOC Holdings.

2,856 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/24/15
Founded in 1927

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Total Annual Compensation: R3.8M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

african oxygen ltd (AFX) Key Developments

Afrox Announces Executive Changes, effective from May 18, 2015

Afrox appointed Schalk Marthinus Venter as its new Managing Director and Executive Director. Effective from 18 May 2015. Schalk he was appointed Chairman of a number of subsidiaries including Nulandis, Resinkem, Duco Speciality Coatings and Chemfit . In 2010 he was promoted to the AECI Executive, and in 2012 promoted to Managing Director of AECI's biggest subsidiary, AEL Mining Services. Schalk holds an Analytical Chemistry HND from Tshwane University of Technology and a Business Administration PMD from the University of Cape Town, and completed the Board Leadership Programme at GIBS in 2006. He succeeds Brett Kimber, who resigned as Managing Director of Afrox after three years with the Company.

African Oxygen Ltd. Announces Executive Changes

African Oxygen Ltd. announced that GJ Strauss was appointed to the Board on 26 February 2015. NA Thomson resigned as Financial Director on 26 February 2015 which resignation will be effective from 31 May 2015.

African Oxygen Ltd. Reports Audited Consolidated Financial Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2014

African Oxygen Ltd. reported audited consolidated financial results for the year ended December 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of ZAR 5,834 million against ZAR 5,825 million a year ago. Earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation, amortization and impairments were ZAR 818 million against ZAR 880 million a year ago. Earnings before interest and taxation were ZAR 200 million against ZAR 514 million a year ago. Profit before taxation was ZAR 189 million against ZAR 468 million a year ago. Profit for the year attributable to owners of the Company was ZAR 83 million or 26.8 cents per basic and diluted share against ZAR 309 million or 100.1 cents per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was ZAR 623 million against ZAR 403 million a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment was ZAR 514 million against ZAR 505 million a year ago. Intangible assets acquired were ZAR 13 million. Headline earnings per share are calculated on headline earnings of ZAR 111 million or 36.2 cents per share against ZAR 294 million or 95.3 cents per share a year ago.


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