Company announcements

Appointment of new non-executive director

05 March 2012

Witwatersrand Consolidated Gold Resources or “Wits Gold” (JSE & TSX: WGR; ADR: WIWTY) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Kenneth Dicks as an independent non-executive director of the Company effective 5th March 2012.

Mr Dicks, a mining engineer by background, has 39 years’ experience working in the South African mining industry, having held a number of senior positions within AngloGold. He presently also serves as an independent non-executive director on the boards of Harmony Gold and Bauba Platinum.

Commenting on the appointment of Mr Dicks, the Chairman of Wits Gold, Adam Fleming said, “We are delighted that Ken has agreed to serve on our Board. Not only does he bring a wealth of technical and management experience to the Company, but he also shares a common vision for the South African gold mining industry.”

For further information please contact:

Philip Kotze
Chief Executive Officer
Tel: +27 11 832 1749

Hethen Hira
Executive: Investor Relations
Tel: +27 11 832 1749