Retirement of Humphrey Borkum as Chairman of the JSE

December 10, 2013


 

JSE Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration number 2005/022939/06
Share code: JSE
ISIN: ZAE000079711
("JSE" or “the Company”)

RETIREMENT OF EXISTING CHAIRMAN AND APPOINTMENT OF NEW CHAIRMAN
In compliance with the JSE Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

Retirement of Humphrey Borkum as Chairman of the JSE
The Board of Directors of the JSE (“the Board”) hereby announces that Humphrey Borkum will retire as Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the JSE at the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) to be held in 2014. The date of the AGM together with the 2013 annual financial results will be confirmed in the SENS announcement that will be released by the Company on 11 March 2014.
Humphrey was appointed to the Board in 2000 as Deputy Chairman and appointed as Chairman of the JSE in 2002. He has served the JSE in a number of capacities with distinction for many decades.
“Humphrey’s role in the evolution of the JSE business over the decades in our industry has been immense. We will miss his quiet wisdom and counsel as we chart the next stage of our journey,” said Nicky Newton-King, Chief Executive Officer of the JSE.

Appointment of Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita as new Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the JSE
The Board is delighted to announce that Ms Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita, who joined the Board in June 2009 as an Independent Non-Executive Director will succeed Humphrey as Independent Non-Executive Chairman, with effect from the day after the 2014 AGM.

Sandton
10 December 2013

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