Mr R P Edey (63)
Russell Edey was appointed to the AngloGold board in April 1998 and as deputy chairman in December 2000. In May 2002 he was appointed chairman when Bobby Godsell relinquished this office. Based in the United Kingdom, he is deputy chairman of N M Rothschild Corporate Finance and a director of a number of other companies.
Dr T J Motlatsi (54)
Hon DSoc Sc (Lesotho)
James Motlatsi was appointed to the AngloGold board in April 1998 and as deputy chairman in May 2002 upon Russell Edey being appointed chairman. He has been associated with the South African mining industry since 1970, and is a past president of the National Union of Mineworkers. He is chief executive officer of TEBA Limited.
Mr F B Arisman (61)
Frank Arisman was appointed to the AngloGold board in April 1998. He resides in New York and retired, after 32 years of service, from JP Morgan Chase, where he held the position of managing director.
Mr R E Bannerman (71)
MA (Oxon) LLM (Yale)
Reginald Bannerman has been in law practice since 1958 and is currently the principal partner at Messrs Bruce-Lyle, Bannerman & Thompson Attorneys in Ghana. He is a member of the General Legal Council of Ghana and a member of the board of the Valco Trust Fund, the largest privately run trust in Ghana. A former lecturer in law at the Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria, Reginald was also formerly the mayor of Accra, the capital city of Ghana. He was appointed to the board in February 2006.
Mrs E le R Bradley (67)
Elisabeth Bradley was appointed to the AngloGold board in April 1998. She is non-executive chairman of Wesco Investments Limited and Toyota South Africa (Proprietary) Limited, and a director of a number of other companies. She is deputy chairman of the South African Institute of International Affairs.
Mr C B Brayshaw (70)
CA (SA), FCA
Colin Brayshaw was appointed to the AngloGold board in April 1998. He is a retired managing partner and chairman of Deloitte & Touche and is a non-executive director of a number of companies including Anglo Platinum and Datatec.
Dr S E Jonah KBE (56)
Hon DSc (Exeter), MSc (Mineral Production Management)
Sam Jonah worked in various positions, including underground, with Ashanti Goldfields and was appointed to the position of CEO of Ashanti in 1986. He has been decorated with many awards and honours and in 2003 an Honorary Knighthood was conferred on him by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain, in recognition of his exceptional achievements as an African businessman. Sam Jonah was appointed as an executive director to the board of AngloGold Ashanti in 2004, a position he relinquished in 2005 but retained his appointment as a non-executive director.
Mr R Médori (48)
Doctorate Economics, Grad (Fin)
René Médori was appointed to the AngloGold Ashanti board in August 2005. He is the finance director of Anglo American plc.
Mr W A Nairn (61)
BSc (Min. Eng)
Bill Nairn has been a member of the AngloGold board since January 2000. He was re-appointed to the board in May 2001, having previously been alternate director to Tony Trahar. He was group technical director of Anglo American plc, prior to his retirement in 2004.
Mr S R Thompson (46)
Simon Thompson is a director of Anglo American plc and chairman of the Base Metals Division, the Industrial Minerals Division and the Exploration Division. Simon was appointed to the AngloGold Ashanti board in 2004.
Mr A J Trahar (56)
BCom, CA (SA)
Tony Trahar was appointed to the AngloGold board in October 2000. He is chief executive officer of Anglo American plc.
Mr P L Zim (45)
Lazarus Zim is chief executive officer of Anglo American South Africa Limited and is chairman of Anglo Operations Limited and serves on a number of boards in the Anglo American group, including Anglo Platinum. Lazarus was appointed to the AngloGold Ashanti board in April 2004.
Mr R M Godsell (53)
Chief Executive Officer
Bobby Godsell was appointed to the AngloGold board as chief executive officer in April 1998 and as chairman in December 2000. He relinquished his role as chairman of AngloGold in May 2002. He has 29 years of service with companies associated with the mining industry, and has served as a non-executive director of Anglo American plc since March 1999. He is also the immediate past chairman of the World Gold Council.
Mr R Carvalho Silva (54)
BAcc, BCorp Admin
Chief Operating Officer – International
Roberto Carvalho Silva joined the Anglo American group in Brazil in 1973 and was appointed president and CEO of AngloGold South America in January 1999. He became executive officer, South America for AngloGold in 2000 and was appointed to the board of AngloGold Ashanti in May 2005 in his current capacity.
Mr N F Nicolau (46)
B Tech (Min. Eng), MBA
Chief Operating Officer – Africa
Neville Nicolau was appointed the executive officer responsible for AngloGold's South Africa region in November 2001 and was appointed to the board of AngloGold Ashanti in May 2005 in his current capacity. He has 27 years of experience in the mining industry.
Mr S Venkatakrishnan (Venkat) (40)
BCom, ACA (ICAI)
Executive Director: Finance (Chief Financial Officer)
Venkat was the finance director of Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited from 2000 until the merger with AngloGold in 2004. Prior to joining Ashanti, Venkat was a director in the Reorganisation Services Division of Deloitte & Touche in London. He was appointed to the board of AngloGold Ashanti in August 2005.
Mr K H Williams (57)
Executive Director: Marketing
Kelvin Williams was appointed marketing director of AngloGold in April 1998. He has 30 years of service in the gold mining industry. He is a past chairman of Rand Refinery and a director of the World Gold Council.
Mr D D Barber (53)
FCA, AMP (Harvard)
David Barber was appointed alternate director to Julian Ogilvie Thompson in April 2002 and following the latter's retirement from the board in April 2004, he was appointed as alternate to Lazarus Zim. He is finance director of Anglo American South Africa Limited.
Mr A H Calver (58)
BSc (Hons) Engineering, MDP (UNISA), PMD (Harvard)
Harry Calver was appointed alternate director to Bill Nairn in May 2001. He is head of engineering at Anglo American plc.
Mr P G Whitcutt (40)
BCom (Hons), CA (SA), MBA
Peter Whitcutt who is head of finance at Anglo American plc, has been an alternate director since October 2001, first to Tony Lea, and then to René Médori who replaced the former on the board of AngloGold Ashanti.
Dr C E Carter (43)
BA (Hons) (UCT), DPhil (Oxford), EDP (Northwest University – Kelogg School of Management)
Executive Officer – Investor Relations
Charles Carter joined Anglo American in 1991 and moved to the Gold and Uranium Division in 1996. In May 2005, he was appointed an executive officer, with responsibility for overseeing the company's global investor relations programme.
Mr D H Diering (54)
Executive Officer – Business Planning: Africa
Dave Diering joined the Anglo American Gold and Uranium Division in 1975 and worked at several South African operations as well as for Zimbabwe Nickel Corporation until 2001, when he joined AngloGold as head of mining and mineral resources. In 2005 he was appointed an executive officer.
Mr R N Duffy (42)
Executive Officer – Business Development
Richard Duffy joined Anglo American in 1987 and in 1998 was appointed executive officer and managing secretary of AngloGold. In November 2000 he was appointed head of business planning and in 2004 assumed responsibility for all new business opportunities globally. In April 2005 this role was expanded to include greenfields exploration. He was appointed to the executive committee in August 2005.
Mrs D Earp (44)
BCom, BAcc, CA (SA)
Executive Officer – Finance
Dawn Earp joined AngloGold in July 2000 from Anglo American, where she was vice president, Central Finance. Dawn was appointed an executive officer in May 2004.
Mr D C Ewigleben (52)
Executive Officer – Law, Safety, Health and Environment
Don Ewigleben joined the group in 2000 as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of AngloGold Ashanti's North American operations. In 2003 he was promoted to the position of president and chief administrative officer for North America, a position which was changed in 2005 to CEO. He was appointed an executive officer in January 2006. Prior to joining the group he served in various executive positions for Echo Bay Mines (Canada) and AMAX Gold (US). He also held legal, safety and environmental positions with AMAX Coal Industries (US).
Mr B W Guenther (53)
BS (Min. Eng)
Executive Officer – International Technical
Ben Guenther joined AngloGold as senior vice president general manager of Jerritt Canyon mine in Nevada, USA and in 2000 was seconded to AngloGold's corporate office in Johannesburg as head of mining. In 2001, he assumed some responsibilities for safety and health, as well as heading up the corporate technical group. He was appointed an executive officer in May 2004 and was appointed to his current position in December 2005.
Ms H H Hickey (52)
BCompt (Hons), CA (SA)
Executive Officer – Head of Risk
Hester Hickey joined AngloGold in 1999 as Group Internal Audit Manager. She was appointed an executive officer in November 2005.
Mr R L Lazare (49)
BA, HED (University of Free State), DPLR (UNISA), SMP (Henley Management College)
Executive Officer – Africa: Underground Mining
Robbie Lazare joined Anglo American Gold and Uranium Division in 1982 where he worked in a variety of management posts until 1999 when he was appointed general manager of TauTona mine. In December 2004 he was appointed an executive officer with responsibility for South African operations. He took up his current position in July 2005.
Mr S J Lenahan (50)
BSoc Sc, MSc
Executive Officer – Corporate Affairs
Steve Lenahan has been working in the mining industry since 1978 when he started his career at De Beers. He was appointed an executive officer of AngloGold in 1998, responsible for investor relations and assumed responsibility for corporate affairs in 2001.
Mr M P Lynam (44)
Executive Officer – Treasury
Mark Lynam joined the Anglo American group in 1983 and has been involved in the hedging and treasury area since 1990. In 1998 he joined AngloGold as treasurer and was appointed an executive officer in May 2004.
Mr F R L Neethling (53)
BSc (Mech. Eng)
Executive Officer – Africa: Open-Pit Mining
Fritz Neethling joined the Anglo American group in 1992 and in 1999 joined AngloGold as general manager of the Ergo operation. He was appointed an executive officer in July 2005.
Mr D M A Owiredu (48)
BSc (Hons) (Mech. Eng), MBA
Deputy Chief Operating Officer – Africa
Daniel Owiredu joined Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited in 1984 and served in various engineering capacities. He has also served as managing director of the Obuasi, Bibiani and Siguiri mines. In March 2004, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer – West Africa following the Ashanti/AngloGold merger until his new position as Deputy Chief Operating Officer – Africa in October 2005.
Mr P W Rowe (56)
BSc (Chem. Eng)
Executive Officer – Corporate Technical Group
Peter Rowe joined AngloGold Ashanti in June 2004 as head of AngloGold Ashanti Australia. Following 20 years with Anglo American and De Beers, he moved to Australia in the early 1990s where he held a number of senior managerial positions including project director of the Fimiston expansion, general manager of the Boddington Gold Mine and managing director and CEO of Bulong Nickel. He was appointed executive officer with responsibility for the corporate technical group in January 2006.
Ms Y Z Simelane (40)
BA LLB, FILPA, MAP
Executive Officer and Managing Secretary
Yedwa Simelane joined AngloGold in November 2000 from the Mineworkers' Provident Fund where she was the senior manager of the Fund. She was appointed an executive officer in May 2004.
Mr T M L Setiloane (46)
FAE, BSc (Mech Eng)
Executive Officer – Marketing
Thero Setiloane joined AngloGold in May 2003 from Real Africa Holdings, where he was an executive director. He is the chairman of Rand Refinery and was appointed an executive officer and a member of AngloGold Ashanti's executive committee in February 2006.
Mr N W Unwin (53)
Executive Officer – Human Resources and Information Technology
Nigel Unwin has many years experience in the field of human resources. He was appointed an executive officer in 1999.
Mr C R Bull (59)
Chris Bull has been employed by the Anglo American group since 1965 in various company secretarial positions. He was appointed company secretary of AngloGold in 1998 and is responsible for ensuring compliance with statutory and corporate governance requirements and the regulations of the stock exchanges on which AngloGold Ashanti is listed.