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Appointment of Director

30 May 2017

The Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Sango Ntsaluba as an independent non-executive director of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee, with effect from 5 June 2017.

Sango has been the executive chairman (and co-founder) of NMT Capital, a diversified investment holding company, since 2002. He is a founding member of SizweNtsalubaGobodo, a successful firm of accountants and auditors. He also sits on the boards of Basil Read Holdings Limited, Pioneer Foods Limited and Barloworld Limited.

Sango has served on various public sector boards, including currently the National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC) and previously, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA).

He holds a BComm degree from the University of Fort Hare, a BCompt (Honours) degree from the University of South Africa, a Masters in Commerce (Development Finance) degree from the University of Cape Town and a Higher Diploma in Tax Law from the University of Johannesburg. Sango is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA).

Fani Titi, Chairman of the Board, said: “We look forward to welcoming Sango to Kumba. Sango’s diverse commercial experience, strong business acumen and proven track record in the auditing and accounting sphere will enrich our board discussions. We wish Sango great success in his new role.”

This announcement is made in compliance with the JSE Listing Requirements.

30th May 2017

RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)

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Notes to editors:

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 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.

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.

As a responsible miner, we are the custodians of those precious resources. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the long-term value that those resources represent for our shareholders, but also for the communities and countries in which we operate – creating sustainable value and making a real difference.

Real Mining. Real People. Real Difference.

Kumba Iron Ore