Approvals and assurances

AngloGold Ashanti’s suite of annual reports for the 2013 financial year have been approved and assured as follows:

ANNUAL INTEGRATED REPORT

The Annual Integrated Report for the year ended 31 December 2013, which was recommended by the Audit and Corporate Governance Committee for approval by the board, was approved by the board of directors on 18 March 2014.

ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 2013

  • The Annual Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2013 were approved by the board of directors on 18 March 2014. The financial statements have been prepared by the corporate reporting staff of AngloGold Ashanti Limited, headed by John Edwin Staples, the group’s Chief Accounting Officer. This process was supervised by Richard Duffy, the group’s Chief Financial Officer, and Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, the group’s Chief Executive Officer.
  • In accordance with the Companies Act, No 71 of 2008, as amended, the Annual Financial Statements for AngloGold Ashanti Limited, for the year ended 31 December 2013, have been audited by Ernst & Young Inc., the company’s independent external auditors, whose unqualified audit report can be found in the Annual Financial Statements.

MINERAL RESOURCE AND ORE RESERVE REPORT 2013

  • The Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve information as included in the Annual Integrated Report was approved by the board of directors on 18 March 2014.
  • The chairman of the Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve Steering Committee assumes responsibility for the Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve Report 2013.

ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2013

  • The Annual Sustainability Report 2013 was approved by the board of directors on 18 March 2014. Independent combined reasonable and limited assurance of this report was provided by Ernst & Young Inc.