- October 15, 2020
- Posted in LOCAL
In view of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions placed on travel and numbers in respect of public gatherings Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum producer, Zimplats will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) via online platforms in the interest of health and safety of all stakeholders.
Rudairo Dickson Mapuranga
Through the company’s annual report released early this month, the platinum miner notified its stakeholders that the company will hold its meeting at the offices of Impala Platinum in South Africa and virtual through online platforms.
“Notice is hereby given that the twentieth annual general meeting (“the meeting”) of the members of Zimplats Holdings Limited (“Zimplats” or “the Company”) will be held at the offices of Impala Platinum Holdings Limited, 2 Fricker Road, Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa, and also virtually at https://78449.themediaframe.com/links/zimplats201112.html on Thursday 12 November 2020 at 11:30 am South African time (GMT+2) for the following purposes:” reads part of the report.
The platinum miners said, it has full support for the laws that are put in place to manage the spread of the Covid-19 thus holding the meeting online. It also said that members who wish to register, vote and participate in the meeting should get hold of the company’s annual report for explanations.
“In full support of the legislative and other measures put in place to curb the spread of the virus, the meeting of the members of the Company will be held virtually via an online platform which allows members to participate electronically in real-time. Members are referred to pages 4 – 5 of this notice (pages 197-198 of the integrated annual report) for specific details of how to register, vote, and participate in the virtual meeting.” The report reads in part.
All holders of ordinary shares in Zimplats at the Entitlement Time are entitled to attend and are required to vote ahead of the meeting.
Resolutions which are ordinary resolutions, propose the re-election of those directors who are retiring by rotation and who are offering themselves for re-election. In terms of Article 16.2 of the Articles, a director will retire from office no later than at the third annual general meeting following his or her last election and will be eligible for re-election.
Mr Nicolaas Johannes Muller, Dr Dennis Servious Madenga Shoko and Mrs Patricia Zvandasara have been recommended by Directors that stakeholders vote in favour of their re-election as the Directors, having regard to their respective qualifications to act as directors of your Company.
Vote for or against the resolutions in the notice, by no later than 48 hours before the meeting (being 11:30 am South African Standard Time) on Tuesday 10 November 2020 on www.investorvote.au.
Shareholders are to note that no voting shall take place during or on the date of the meeting, however, members shall be able to participate in the meeting. The Company will beam a live webcast of the proceedings of the meeting at https://78449.themediaframe.com/links/zimplats201112.html. Members and/or their proxies will be able to submit their questions prior to and/or during the meeting on the aforementioned online platform.
Members may visit the Company’s corporate website www.zimplats.com to view the financial statements or access information pertaining to the Company