Wits Gold - Appointment of Independent Non-executive Director

Dec 10, 2013, 09:00 ET from Wits Gold

Witwatersrand Consolidated Gold Resources Limited
('Wits Gold' or the 'Company')
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
(Registration Number 2002/031365/06)
JSE Share Code: WGR ISIN: ZAE000079703
TSX Share Code: WGR CUSIP Number: S98297104

JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Wits Gold is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Patrick Randall Cooke as an independent non-executive director to the board of directors of the Company with effect from 6 December 2013.

Mr Cooke is an experienced financial executive having operated as a financial director and chief financial officer to companies, some of which have been listed on various stock exchanges. He has wide experience in a range of industries, more specifically mining and mineral exploration. He presently serves as a non-executive director on the board of Atlatsa Resources Corporation.

Commenting on the appointment of Mr Cooke, the Chairman of Wits Gold, Adam Fleming said, "We are delighted that Patrick has agreed to serve on our Board.  He brings a wealth of financial and management experience to the Company."

10 December 2013

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