Caledonia Mining Corporation Plc: Appointment of Gordon Wylie as Non-Executive Director | Your money

ST HELIER, Jersey, May 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Caledonia Mining Corporation Plc (“Caledonia” or the “Company”) (NYSE AMERICAN: CMCL; AIM: CMCL; VFEX: CMCL) announces that Gordon Wylie has joined the Board Directors of the Company as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect.

Mr. Wylie holds a BSc Honors in Geology from the University of Glasgow, a Management Diploma from UNISA South Africa and a Postgraduate Diploma in Mining Engineering and Mineral Economics from the Wits University, South Africa.

He has over 46 years of experience in the mining industry in mining and exploration geology. Between 1997 and 2005, Mr. Wylie was part of the management team of AngloGold Ashanti Limited where he was responsible for the company’s global exploration programs, mining geology and associated technical services, covering approximately 40 countries. and 5 continents.

Since leaving AngloGold Ashanti, Mr. Wylie has 16 years of board experience as a non-executive director, 12 of which as Chairman of Lydian International Limited. He is currently a non-executive director of Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited, which is listed on AIM (symbol: CGH), and a non-executive director of Silverton Metals Corp., which is listed on TSX-V (symbol: SVTN).

Commenting on Mr. Wylie’s appointment, Mr. Leigh Wilson, Chairman of Caledonia, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Gordon Wylie to Caledonia’s Board of Directors. Gordon has extensive and diverse experience in mining geology as well as corporate governance, compliance and capital markets on various stock exchanges.

“As Caledonia continues to focus on new opportunities, we believe Gordon’s exploration experience in emerging mining jurisdictions will be invaluable in contributing to the company’s growth and development.”

Commenting on his appointment as an independent non-executive director of Caledonia, Mr Wylie said:

“I am delighted to join Caledonia’s Board of Directors at this exciting time in the company’s development.

“Caledonia has a strong track record of managing the complexities of operating in Zimbabwe and delivering on its word with the successful commissioning of the central well and associated ramp-up of production. I look forward to being on the Caledonia Board of Directors and working with the team. to support its continued growth strategy.”


Schedule 1 – Current and Past Terms of Mr. Wylie and Other Matters Required to be Notified Pursuant to Paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules

The names of all corporations and partnerships of which Mr. Wylie has been a director or partner at any time during the preceding five years are set out below.

Mr. Wylie’s full name is Gordon Ferguson Wylie. He is 69 years old.

Mr. Wylie does not hold any shares or stock options of the Company.

There are no other matters that have been disclosed to the Company that require disclosure pursuant to paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules.

Note: This announcement contains inside information which is disclosed in accordance with the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (“MAR”) as it forms part of UK national law under the Market Abuse Act 2018. European Union (withdrawal) and is disclosed in accordance with the Company’s obligations under Article 17 of MAR.

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