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Resignation of independent non-executive director

30 Dec 2016

Kumba announces the resignation of Mr Litha Nyhonyha as an independent non-executive director of the Board, with effect from 31 December 2016.

Mr Nyhonyha joined the Board in 2011, and during his tenure, has served as the Chairman of the Risk Committee, and as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominations & Governance Committee.

Fani Titi, Chairman of the Board, commented: “On behalf of my fellow directors and the management team, I express my sincere appreciation to Litha for the invaluable contribution he has made during his tenure. We wish him well for the future.”

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Kumba Iron Ore Limited, a member of the Anglo American plc group, is a leading value-adding supplier of high quality iron ore to the global steel industry. Kumba produces iron ore in South Africa at Sishen mine and its new Kolomela mine in the Northern Cape Province, and at Thabazimbi mine in the Limpopo Province. Kumba exports iron ore to customers in a range of geographical locations around the globe including China, Japan, Korea and a number of countries in Europe and the Middle East.

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Anglo American is a globally diversified mining business. Our portfolio of world-class competitive mining operations and undeveloped resources provides the raw materials to meet the growing consumer-driven demands of the world’s developed and maturing economies. Our people are at the heart of our business. It is our people who use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and who mine, process and move and market our products – from diamonds (through De Beers) to platinum and other precious metals and copper – to our customers around the world.

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