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GEMFIELDS GROUP LIMITED - Non-Executive Director Appointment

11 January 2019 - 06:05 AM
GML
Non-Executive Director Appointment

GEMFIELDS GROUP LIMITED 
(formerly Pallinghurst Resources Limited) 
(Incorporated in Guernsey) 
(Guernsey registration Number: 47656) 
(South African external company registration number 2009/012636/10) 
Share code on the BSX: GML.BH      ISIN: GG00BG0KTL52 
Share code on the JSE: GML 
("Gemfields" or the "Company")  
 

Non-Executive Director Appointment  
 
Gemfields advises that Mr Carel Malan has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect 
from 9 January 2019. Mr Malan will also serve as a member of the Companys Audit Committee. 
 
Mr Malan is a South African chartered accountant and is the Chief Financial Officer of the Tshipi manganese mine 
owned by Tshipi e Ntle Manganese Mining (Pty) Ltd (in which the Company has an indirect interest of approximately 
3.7%).  
  
Mr Brian Gilbertson, Chairman of the Board, commented: 
  
Having worked with Carel at Tshipi since 2012, Gemfields welcomes his rigour and sharp eye, and we look forward 
to working with him as he brings his blend of financial and mining experience to bear.  
 
Additional information on Gemfields  
 
Gemfields is a world leading supplier of responsibly sourced coloured gemstones. Gemfields is the operator and 75% 
owner of both the Kagem emerald mine in Zambia (believed to be the worlds single largest producing emerald mine) 
and the Montepuez ruby mine in Mozambique (one of the most significant recently discovered ruby deposits in the 
world). In addition, Gemfields also holds controlling interests in various other gemstone mining and prospecting 
licenses in Zambia, Mozambique, Ethiopia and Madagascar.  
 
Gemfields outright ownership of Faberge - an iconic and prestigious brand of exceptional heritage - enables 
Gemfields to optimise positioning, perception and consumer awareness of coloured gemstones, advancing the wider 
groups mine and market vision. 
 
Gemfields has developed a proprietary grading system and a pioneering auction and trading platform to provide a 
consistent supply of coloured gemstones to downstream markets, a key component of Gemfields business model 
and has played an important role in the growth of the global coloured gemstone sector. 
 
Further information on Gemfields Group Limited can be found at www.gemfieldsgroup.com. 
 
For any press enquiries please contact us on investor.relations@gemfields.com.  

Guernsey 
10 January 2019 
 
Sponsor 
Investec Bank Limited 

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