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September 05, 2015 3:43 AM ET

Metals and Mining

Company Overview of Anglo American South Africa Limited

Company Overview

Anglo American South Africa Limited engages in mining precious, base, and bulk commodities in South Africa. It offers produces platinum and platinum group metals, iron ore, thermal coal, and diamonds. The company exports its iron ore to China, Europe, Japan, South Korea, and the Middle East. 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 American South Africa Limited operates as a subsidiar...

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: 50
Head of Public Affairs
Executive Head of Anglo American South Africa and Director
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Anglo American South Africa Limited Key Developments

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.

Anglo American South Africa Limited Agrees Settlement of Stand-alone Silicosis Claims

Anglo American South Africa Limited announced that it has concluded an agreement which resolves fully and finally 23 stand-alone silicosis claims, instituted against it between 2004 and 2009. The settlement has been reached without admission of liability by AASA and the terms of the agreement remain confidential. The company is just one of a number of companies facing class action litigation in the High Court involving some thousands of former mine workers. This litigation is separate to that brought by the claimants in the settlement. The company denies any liability and will continue to defend the class action proceedings.

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