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Mpact appoints new Chief Information Officer

21 February 2012

Mpact is pleased to announce the appointment of Vuyo Menye as Chief Information Officer for the recently listed paper and packaging group, effective 1 March 2012.

Menye has a BSc Computer Science and she has had several years experience in business information systems management as a database specialist and senior manager.

Menye has a wealth of experience in a variety of companies including holding positions in the South African Revenue Services (SARS) and National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA). Prior to joining Mpact, Menye was CIO at Armscor.

“We welcome Vuyo to our business and have no doubt that she will add tremendous value to the organisation given her considerable skills in business information systems,” 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