Johannesburg - DRDGold Limited on Thursday announced the appointment of chartered accountant Johan Holtzhausen as an independent non-executive director with effect from April 25, the company said in a statement.

Holtzhausen has more than 42 years' experience in the accounting profession, having served as a senior partner at KPMG, and held the highest generally accepted accounting principles (United States), the company said.

“Mr Holtzhausen currently serves as an independent director and chairs the audit and risk committee, on a voluntary basis, of the Tourism Enterprise Partnership...” the statement said. - Sapa