Integrated report <IR> 2020

Board and executive

AngloGold Ashanti is governed by a unitary board of directors, which at year-end consisted of nine directors – eight independent non-executive directors and one executive director.

The Board

  • Nominations Committee (Chairman)
  • Social, Ethics and Sustainability Committee
  • SA flag

Maria Ramos (62)
Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman

  • MSc (Economics), BCom (Economics), Banker Diploma, Certified Associate of the Institute of Bankers (South Africa)
  • Appointed: 1 June 2019 and chairman of the board on 5 December 2020

  • Audit and Risk Committee (Chairman)
  • Remuneration and Human Resources Committee
  • Nominations Committee
  • UK flag

Alan Ferguson (63)
Independent Non-Executive Director

  • BSc (Accountancy and Business Economics); CA (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland)
  • Appointed: 1 October 2018

  • Investment Committee
  • Remuneration and Human Resources Committee
  • USA flag

Albert Garner (65)

  • BSE, Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences
  • Appointed: 1 January 2015

  • Investment Committee
  • SA flag

Christine Ramon (53)
Interim Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

  • BCompt, BCompt (Hons), CA(SA), Senior Executive Programme (Harvard)
  • Appointed: 1 October 2014

Executive management

  1. Christine Ramon (53)
    Interim Chief Executive Officer

    BCompt (Hons), CA(SA), Senior Executive Programme

  2. Ian Kramer (50)
    Interim Chief Financial Officer

    BCom (Acc); BCom (Hons) Acc; CA(SA)

  3. Stewart Bailey (47)
    Executive Vice President: Corporate Affairs and Sustainability

  4. Graham Ehm (64)
    Executive Vice President: Group Planning and Technical

    BSc Hons, MAusIMM, MAICD

  5. Ludwig Eybers (54)
    Chief Operating Officer: International

    BSc (Mining Engineering), Post graduate qualifications with Darden Business School, USA

  6. Sicelo Ntuli (42)
    Chief Operating Officer: Africa

    BSc Eng. (Electrical), MBA

  7. Tirelo Sibisi* (52)
    Executive Vice President: Group Human Resources

    BSSc, Advanced HR Executive Development Programme, Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management and an MBA

  8. Lizelle Marwick (43)
    Executive Vice President: General Counsel and Compliance

    BProc; LLB; LLM (Corporate Law)

* Tirelo Sibisi has given notice of her resignation and her contract of employment will terminate on 30 September 2021.