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Change Today -5.00 / -0.36%
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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

African Oxygen Ltd. Announces Management Changes, Effective May 30, 2015

Afrox announced the resignation of Mr. Michael Stewart Huggon as Chairman of the board. Mr. Huggon has announced his intention to leave The Linde Group (the holding company of Afrox) and as a result will step down as a non-executive director and Chairman of the Board, with effect from 30 May 2015, to pursue interests outside of The Linde Group. The Board is actively considering the successor to Mr. Huggon and an announcement will be made in due course. Should a new Chairman not have been appointed by 30 May 2015, Dr. Khotso Mokhele, lead independent non-executive director, will assume the responsibilities of interim Chairman, until the new Chairman is appointed.

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.


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