October 01, 2016 12:34 AM ET

Metals and Mining

Company Overview of Anglo American South Africa Limited

Company Overview

Anglo American South Africa Limited explores, mines, processes, refines, and markets precious metals and base resources in South Africa. It products include iron ore and manganese, thermal coal, copper, nickel, niobium and phosphates, platinum and platinum group metals, and diamonds. The company exports its coal and iron ore internationally. Anglo American South Africa Limited was formerly known as Anglo American Corporation of South Africa Limited. The company was founded in 1917 and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. It has platinum mines in Zimbabwe, Brazil and South Africa; diamond mines in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, and Canada; and thermal coal mines in South Africa. Anglo Am...

44 Main Street

Johannesburg,  2107

South Africa

Founded in 1917


27 11 638 9111


27 11 638 2557

Key Executives for Anglo American South Africa Limited

Chief Executive Officer of Anglo American Platinum Limited
Age: 51
Chief Executive Officer of Coal South Africa
Age: 46
Chief Executive of De Beers Consolidated Mines
Head of Public Affairs
Executive Head of Anglo American South Africa and Director
Age: 49
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Anglo American South Africa Limited Key Developments

Anglo American South Africa Limited and AngloGold Ashanti Agree Settlement of Stand-Alone Silicosis Claims

Anglo American South Africa Limited and AngloGold Ashanti have concluded an agreement which resolves fully and finally 4,400 stand-alone silicosis claims - the first of which were instituted in 2012. A settlement has been reached without admission of liability by AASA or AngloGold Ashanti and the terms of the agreement remain confidential. An amount of up to ZAR 464 million will be paid by AASA and AngloGold Ashanti to an independent trust. The trust, administered by trustees, will determine medical and other eligibility and compensation to claimants with the funds available.

Anglo American South Africa Announces Board Changes

Anglo American plc announced the appointment of Koosum Kalyan and Rams Ramashia to the Board of Anglo American South Africa.

Anglo American South Africa Announces Management Changes

Anglo American plc announced changes to its leadership structure in South Africa following a detailed governance review. Following Michael Spicer's decision to retire as Chairman of the Anglo American South Africa Board, Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive of Anglo American, will assume the role of Chairman. Mark's appointment will enhance the strength of the AASA Board and he will lead the Group's engagement with key stakeholders in South Africa. Norman Mbazima, CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, will assume the role of Deputy Chairman of AASA, fulfilling the fiduciary duties of the AASA Board whilst continuing to lead the Kumba business. Anglo American has appointed Andile Sangqu to the newly established role of Executive Head of Anglo American South Africa. Andile will work with the South Africa-based businesses to help deliver the Group's strategy in the region, will provide leadership and co-ordination to the Group's stakeholder relations initiatives in South Africa and will facilitate regional alignment with the Group's central functions. Andile will serve as a director on the AASA Board and report to Norman Mbazima. Khanyisile Kweyama has resigned from Anglo American with effect 31 May 2015 in order to focus on her role as CEO of Business Unity South Africa. Harry Calver is also retiring from the AASA Board.

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