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ANGLO AMERICAN PLC - Anglo American appoints Elisabeth Brinton to the Board

Release Date: 16/02/2021 10:00
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Anglo American appoints Elisabeth Brinton to the Board

Anglo American plc (the "Company")
Registered office: 20 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AN
Registered number: 3564138 (incorporated in England and Wales)
Legal Entity Identifier: 549300S9XF92D1X8ME43
JSE Share Code: AGL
NSX Share Code: ANM

16 February 2021

Anglo American appoints Elisabeth Brinton to the Board

Anglo American plc ("Anglo American") announces that Elisabeth Brinton will join the Board as a
non-executive director, with effect from 1 March 2021.

Elisabeth Brinton is EVP of Global Renewables & Energy Solutions at Royal Dutch Shell plc,
having built an international career that has brought together her strategic vision for business
transitions with a customer centric approach to technology and product innovation.

Stuart Chambers, Chairman of Anglo American, said: "Elisabeth Brinton’s experience of
developing clean energy strategies around the world, with a clear commercial focus on the
potential for digital technologies, will bring additional insights to our Board discussions. I look
forward to welcoming Elisabeth to Anglo American."

There are no additional details to disclose under Listing Rule 9.6.13R in respect of the
appointment of Elisabeth Brinton.

The Company has a primary listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and
secondary listings on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the Botswana Stock Exchange, the
Namibia Stock Exchange and the SIX Swiss Exchange.

RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)

Notes to editors:

Following the appointment of Elisabeth Brinton, the Anglo American plc Board of Directors will

Chairman              Executive directors                     Non-executive directors
Stuart Chambers       Mark Cutifani – chief executive         Ian Ashby
                      Stephen Pearce – finance director       Marcelo Bastos
                      Tony O’Neill – technical director       Elisabeth Brinton
                                                              Byron Grote (Senior Independent Director)
                                                              Hilary Maxson (from 1 June 2021)
                                                              Hixonia Nyasulu
                                                              Nonkululeko Nyembezi
                                                              Anne Stevens

Elisabeth Brinton, age 53, is EVP of Global Renewables & Energy Solutions (formerly New
Energies) at Royal Dutch Shell plc. Ms Brinton joined Shell in 2018 from AGL Energy, one of
Australia’s largest energy companies, where she led their commercial new energies business
and built at the time Australia’s largest portfolio of renewables in partnership with the AUD$3
Billion Powering Australia Renewables Fund. Prior to that, Elisabeth spent 15 years in a number
of senior executive technology roles in the USA, leading the development of cloud-based
customer solutions and broader digital transformations for the energy industry, having begun her
career as a successful entrepreneur. Elisabeth has a bachelor’s degree in English and History
from Principia College, Illinois, USA and is a Harry S. Truman Scholar.

For further information, please contact:

Media                                                Investors
UK                                                   UK
James Wyatt-Tilby                                    Paul Galloway        

Marcelo Esquivel                                     Robert Greenberg         

Katie Ryall                                          Emma Waterworth              

South Africa
Sibusiso Tshabalala

Nomonde Ndwalaza

Anglo American is a leading global mining company and our products are the essential
ingredients in almost every aspect of modern life. Our portfolio of world-class competitive
operations, development projects and undeveloped resources, provides many of the metals and
minerals that enable a cleaner, greener, more sustainable world and that meet the fast growing
consumer-driven demands of developed and maturing economies. With our people at the heart
of our business, we use innovative practices and the latest technologies to mine, process, move
and market our products to our customers – and to discover new resources – safely and

As a responsible producer of diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum group metals, the
steelmaking ingredients of iron ore and metallurgical coal, and nickel – with crop nutrients in
development and thermal coal operations planned for divestment – we are committed to being
carbon neutral across our operations by 2040. We work together with our business partners and
diverse stakeholders to unlock sustainable value from precious natural resources for the benefit
of the communities and countries in which we operate, for society as a whole, and for our
shareholders. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives.

Date: 16-02-2021 10:00:00
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