SABMiller PLC SAB Senior Management Change

  SABMiller PLC (SAB) - Senior Management Change

RNS Number : 0309N
25 September 2012

                     SABMiller - Senior Management Change

SABMiller plc has  appointed Catherine May  as its new  Director of  Corporate 
Affairs. She will join the group  on 15 October 2012, assuming  responsibility 
for media, investor relations, political affairs, corporate affairs, corporate
social responsibility and  internal communications.  She will be  a member  of 
SABMiller's  Executive  Committee,  reporting  to  Executive  Chairman  Graham 

Catherine joins SABMiller  from Centrica  plc, where she  served as  Corporate 
Affairs Director from 2006 until  December 2011, having previously been  Group 
Director of  Corporate  Relations at  the  information publishing  group  Reed 
Elsevier. Before  joining Reed  Elsevier, Catherine  was a  partner at  issues 
management consultancy Luther Pendragon,  where she advised  a number of  blue 
chip clients in the UK and internationally.

Commenting on Catherine's appointment, Graham Mackay, Executive Chairman,

"I am very pleased  to welcome Catherine to  SABMiller, and delighted that  we 
have been able to  attract such a high  calibre executive. With her  extensive 
international corporate affairs and communications experience, she will make a
great contribution to our performance as  one of the world's leading  brewers, 
leading the  strong corporate  affairs function  built up  by Sue  Clark,  and 
continuing to  develop  the  critical  capabilities which  help  to  grow  our 
business sustainably for the benefit of all of our stakeholders."

Catherine May said:

"I am delighted to  have the opportunity  to join the  team at SABMiller.  The 
group has long been admired as a global leader in doing business locally, with
strong and sustainable businesses that contribute to their local economies.  I 
am very  much looking  forward  to doing  my part  in  building on  its  great 
strengths and proven capabilities."

Catherine is married  with two children.  She is a  non-executive director  of 
English National Opera and a trustee  of the UK National Funding Platform  and 
of the Foundation for  World Capitals of Culture.  She succeeds Sue Clark  who 
was appointed in June  2012 as Managing Director  of SABMiller Europe,  having 
served as the group's Corporate Affairs Director since 2003.


Notes to editors

SABMiller plc is one of the world's largest brewers with brewing interests and
distribution agreements across six continents.  The group's wide portfolio  of 
brands includes premium  international beers such  as Pilsner Urquell,  Peroni 
Nastro Azzurro, Miller  Genuine Draft and  Grolsch, as well  as leading  local 
brands such  as  Aguila,  Castle,  Miller  Lite,  Snow,  Tyskie  and  Victoria 
Bitter.SABMiller is also one  of the world's  largest bottlers of  Coca-Cola 

In the year ended 31 March 2012  the group reported EBITA of US$5,634  million 
and group revenue of US$31,388 million. SABMiller plc is listed on the  London 
and Johannesburg stock exchanges.

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Head of Global Communications

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