Goldplat appoints Gerard Kemp to its Board as Non-Executive Director and announces Gerard Kisbey-Green as Non-Executive Chairman

– UK, London –  Goldplat plc (LON: GDP), the gold producer, with international gold recovery operations located in South Africa and Ghana, today announced the appointment of Non-Executive Director, Gerard Kisbey-Green, as Non-Executive Chairman with immediate effect, succeeding Matthew Robinson who stands down as Chairman.

Concurrently, the Company also announced the appointment of Gerard Kemp to its Board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

“I am delighted to have Gerard Kisbey Green appointed as Chairman as I believe he is well placed, having been a director of Goldplat for more than 7 years, in executive and non-executive roll, to guide the board on our current trajectory. He has significant industry and corporate experience and is well suited to guide the board of directors,” said CEO, Werner Klingenberg.

He added, “Furthermore, I believe Gerard Kemp will be an extremely valuable addition to the board. He is still active in the industry in an advisory role, and will bring to Goldplat his wealth of experience in both investment banking, and dealmaking and as an operator in mining businesses.”

About Gerard Kisbey-Green

Gerard Kisbey Green has been a director of Goldplat for over 7 years, in an executive and subsequently a non-executive capacity. With an in-depth knowledge of the Group and significant industry and investment banking experience, the Company believes he is well qualified to guide the board of directors.

About Gerard Kemp

Before founding M Squared Resources (Pty) Limited, Gerard Kemp held various positions in investment banking and the mining industry, including the CEO of Kaouat Iron Limited and the Head of the Pamodzi Resources Investment Fund, where he founded Rand Uranium (Pty) Limited. He also served as director of business development at Rand Merchant Bank, where he spearheaded several of South Africa’s most significant Black Economic Empowerment transactions. He also served as head of investment banking at BoE Merchant Bank and as head of equities research at BoE Securities where he was twice rated South Africa’s top gold analyst. Gerard Kemp spent 22 years in Anglo American’s Gold Division, as a surveyor and as a mineral economist.

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