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Goldplat plc
11 April 2024

11 April 2024

Goldplat plc

("Goldplat" or the "Company")


 Appointment of Executive Directors  



Goldplat plc, (AIM: GDP) the AIM listed Mining Services Group, with international gold recovery operations located in South Africa and Ghana, servicing the African and South American Mining Industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brent Doster and Douglas Davidson to the board with immediate effect.


Mr Doster and Mr Davidson both joined the Company in 2023 as Group Chief Financial Officer and Group Chief Operating Officer respectively and these appointments to the board of directors recognise the contribution by both individuals.


The allocation of share options and other instruments relating to their new roles is expected to be announced shortly.


Gerard Kemp, Chairman of Goldplat commented:


Both Brent and Douglas have extensive experience in their respective fields and have made significant contributions to the business during the last 12 months. I'm delighted to announce their appointment to the board, and I strongly believe they will not just assist in managing the current business but will also be key to delivering strategic growth. 


Further information on Brent Doster


Brent Doster, aged 49, is a Chartered Accountant in South Africa with over 20 years of experience in financial management and administration in Africa across the coal and gold mining sectors. He started his accounting career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers in 1999 in South Africa. Within Africa, Mr Doster has held several senior finance positions in BHP Billiton, Anglo American, Asanko Gold and most recently West Wits Mining where he was Group Finance Manager. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy Honours degree.


He is or has been a director of the following companies or partner in the following partnerships in the last five years:


Current directorships and partnerships 


Past directorships and partnerships

Impala VKO Sentrum

Impies Omgee Netwerk



Further information on Douglas Davidson


Douglas Haig Davidson, aged 50, is a Metallurgical Engineer with 26 years of experience in the mining industry of which 23 years have been in the diamond industry mainly in Namibia and Lesotho. Mr Davidson holds an MBA from the University of Stellenbosch. From 2001 to 2016 Douglas worked at Namdeb where he held several senior positions which included Metallurgical Peer Lead as well as two Mine Manager positions. He served on EXCO for 5 years out of the 15 years at Namdeb.


More recently, Mr Davidson held the position of Chief Technical Officer at Namakwa Diamonds with a specific focus on the Lesotho Operations at Kao Mine, operated by Storm Mountain Diamonds.


Current directorships and partnerships 

Past directorships and partnerships

Q2 Consulting



There is no further information required to be disclosed in respect of the above appointments pursuant to Rule 17 or Schedule 2 (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies. 


 For further information visit, follow on X @GoldplatGDP or contact:

Werner Klingenberg


Goldplat plc



Tel: +27 (0) 82 051 1071

Colin Aaronson / Samantha Harrison/ Enzo Aliaj


Grant Thornton UK LLP

(Nominated Adviser)

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7383 5100


James Bavister / Andrew de Andrade


WH Ireland Limited



Tel: +44 (0) 207 220 1666


Tim Thompson / Mark Edwards / Fergus Mellon

Flagstaff Strategic and Investor Communications

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