Director Appointment

13 October 2021

Goldplat   plc

( 'Goldplat', the 'Group' or 'the Company')

Director Appointment

Goldplat plc, the AIM quoted gold producer, with international gold recovery operations located in South Africa and Ghana, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Martin Ooi to the Board of Goldplat as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.

A qualified medical doctor, Martin is an experienced entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder and Managing Director of the Serkona Group of private limited companies based in Australia with interests in multiple medical centres, commercial properties, and other unlisted assets. As a director of Goldplat PLC, he intends to focus on capital allocation decisions and helping to maximise the per-share intrinsic value of the company. 

Werner Klingenberg, CEO of Goldplat commented: "I'm pleased to welcome Martin Ooi to the board who has been a shareholder and a supporter of Goldplat Plc for a long time and looking forward to the value he will add."

Mr Martin See Yeing Ooi, aged 43, holds 48,403,801 Goldplat ordinary shares, representing 28.12% of the issued share capital of the Company. Other than that as set out below, there is no further information to be disclosed under Schedule Two (g) of the AIM Rules.

Martin Ooi is, or has been, a director of the following companies during the previous five years:

Current directorships

Past directorships

Daws Road Medical Pty Ltd

Ooi and Family Custodian Pty Ltd

Ooi and Khoo Family One Pty Ltd

Ooi and Khoo Family Pty Ltd

Ooi Family Investments Pty Ltd

Prema House Medical Centre Management Group Pty Ltd

Prema House Properties Pty Ltd

Serkona Investments One Pty Ltd

Serkona Investments Pty Ltd

Serkona Medical One Pty Ltd

Serkona Medical Pty Ltd

Serkona Properties Pty Ltd



For further information visit, follow on Twitter @GoldPlatPlc or contact:


Werner Klingenberg


Goldplat plc


Tel: +27 (0) 82 051 1071

Colin Aaronson / George Grainger


Grant Thornton UK LLP

(Nominated Adviser)

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7383 5100


Jessica Cave / Andrew de Andrade


WH Ireland Limited


Tel: +44 (0) 207 220 1666


Tim Thompson / Mark Edwards / Fergus Mellon

Flagstaff Strategic and Investor Communications

Tel: +44 (0) 207 129 1474


The information contained within this announcement is deemed to constitute inside information as stipulated under the retained EU law version of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014 (the "UK MAR") which is part of UK law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. The information is disclosed in accordance with the Company's obligations under Article 17 of the UK MAR. Upon the publication of this announcement, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

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