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Mpact appoints Company Secretary and Legal Counsel

02 December 2011

Mpact is pleased to announce the appointments of Noriah Sepuru as Company Secretary and Viroshini Naidoo as Legal Counsel for the newly listed paper and packaging group.

Noriah Sepuru assumes her new role as Company Secretary effective 1 December 2011. Sepuru qualified as a Chartered Secretary with The Institute of Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa (ICSA). She is an associate member of ICSA and a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Business Management. Prior to joining Mpact, Sepuru was Company Secretary at Jasco Electronic Holdings.

Viroshini Naidoo's appointment as Legal Counsel for Mpact was effective 1 November 2011. After completing her articles, she was admitted as an attorney in 1997. She has a wealth of experience encompassing multiple facets of the legal profession.

“We welcome Noriah and Viroshini to our business and have no doubt that they will add tremendous value to the organisation given their considerable experience and skills, says Bruce Strong, CEO of Mpact.

Notes to editors:

Mpact is a leading southern African paper and plastics packaging group with revenues of R6.2bn in 2011. Mpact employs 3,500 people at 29 sites, of which 22 are manufacturing sites. Mpact earns approximately 10% of its sales outside of South Africa. It also has plants in Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

Mpact has the number one market position in corrugated packaging, recycled-based cartonboard and containerboard, recovered paper collection, PET preforms, styrene trays and plastic jumbo bins. These accounted for approximately 90% of its revenue in 2011.

Issued by:

FTI Consulting Strategic Communications
Lianne Osterberger +27 (0) 11 214 2414 / +27 (0)83 27 27 313
Chloe Webb +27 (0) 11 214 2421 / +27 (0)83 305 0144

On behalf of:

Mpact Limited
Deborah Chapman
Communications Manager, Mpact +27 (0) 11 994 5500 / +27 (0)76 650 4155

Source: Mpact