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Introduction to Mark Cutifani, Anglo American's new Chief Executive

Hear from our new Chief Executive, Mark Cutifani.

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Introduction to Mark Cutifani, Anglo American's new Chief Executive

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Mark Cutifani, Chief Executive Officer
Mark Cutifani was appointed as a director and Chief Executive with effect from 3 April 2013. Mark was previously CEO of AngloGold Ashanti Limited, a position he held since 2007. Before joining AngloGold Ashanti, Mark was COO at Vale Inco where he was responsible for Vale’s global nickel business. Prior to this he held senior executive positions with the Normandy Group, Sons of Gwalia, Western Mining Corporation, Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines and CRA (Rio Tinto). Mark has over 35 years’ experience of the mining industry across a wide range of geographies and commodities. Mark is currently a member of the following institutions:
Kellogg Innovation Network (US) – International Advisory Committee
SA Chamber of Mines – President
International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) – Executive Committee Member and Treasurer
World Economic Forum – Member of Mining & Metals Steering Board and Governor, Mining and Metals Industry Programme
Rene Medori, Finance Director
Appointed finance director in September 2005. He is a member of the Group Management and Executive Committees and chairman of the Investment Committee. He is a non executive director of SSE plc (formerly Scottish and Southern Energy plc) until 25 June 2012, De Beers and Anglo American Platinum and recently joined the board of Petrofac Limited as a non executive director. Holds a Doctorate in Economics and was formerly finance director of The BOC Group. Key achievements: has maintained a robust balance sheet, which is well positioned for market volatility led the negotiations with Lafarge on the combination of the cement, aggregate, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and contracting businesses in the UK of Lafarge and Tarmac ensured funding of De Beers deal without recourse to acquisition financing.
Peter Whitcutt, Group director Strategy and Business Development
Appointed group director Strategy and Business Development in October 2009. A Chartered Accountant with a BCom and a MBA from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Has attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in the US. Joined Anglo American in 1990 within the Corporate Finance division. Has extensive mergers and acquisitions (M&A) experience. Played a key role in the development of group strategy and the key transactions associated with Anglo American's evolution from diversified South African conglomerate to focused global miner starting with the merger of Minorco, the listing of Anglo American in 1999 and subsequent unwinding of crossholding with De Beers. Appointed chief financial officer of Base Metals in August 2008.

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