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In compliance with paragraph 3.59(c) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the board of AngloGold Ashanti has announced that Mr Scott P Lawson has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of the company with effect from 1 December 2021.
Mr Lawson will serve as a member of the Investment Committee and the Social, Ethics and Sustainability Committee.
Mr Lawson served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Integration Officer for Newmont Mining Corporation until January 2020.
Prior to this, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer and in other senior technical roles at Newmont Mining for seven years.
He spent twenty-two years with the international mining group Rio Tinto serving in executive roles with Rio Tinto Alcan, Rio Tinto Technology and Innovation and Kennecott Utah Copper.
He started his career with Barrick.
Mr Lawson graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering at the University of Utah and earned his Master of Business Administration at the University of Phoenix.
Commenting on the appointment, AngloGold Ashanti Chairman Maria Ramos said: “I am delighted to welcome Scott to the AngloGold Ashanti board”, adding: “ The depth and breadth of his technical and mining expertise will add significant value to our business.”