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AngloGold Ashanti issues 2018 annual reports and announces change to Board

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Global Mining Review,

AngloGold Ashanti announced on Friday 29 March 2019 that it had issued the Group’s suite of reports for the financial year ended 31 December 2018. AngloGold Ashanti’s suite of 2018 reports includes:

  • Integrated Report 2018.
  • Annual Financial Statements 2018.
  • Sustainable Development Report 2018.
  • Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve Report 2018.
  • Notice of the 75th Annual General Meeting.

These reports and documents communicate relevant aspects of AngloGold Ashanti’s operating, sustainability and financial performance for the 2018 financial year, from 1 January to 31 December 2018 and are available at The Group Annual Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2018, on which Ernst & Young Inc. issued an unqualified audit report, does not contain changes to the International Financial Reporting Standards financial statements published on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited on 19 February 2019.

The unqualified audit report issued by Ernst & Young Inc. is available for inspection at the registered office of the company. Furthermore, the Company advises that there have been no restatements to the previously published financial statements. The 75th Annual General Meeting of AngloGold Ashanti (AGM) will be held on Thursday 9 May 2019 at the Auditorium, 76 Rahima Moosa Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, South Africa, at 09:00 a.m. (SA time). Posting of the Notice of Annual General Meeting to shareholders, which incorporates summarised financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2018, will commence on 5 April 2019 on which date further information regarding the AGM will be released.

Further, AngloGold Ashanti’s annual report, which includes the annual financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2018, has been filed on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on 29 March 2019 and is available on the SEC’s website at and the company’s website at Shareholders, bondholders and holders of American Depositary Receipts can request copies of the Company’s annual financial statements free of charge from the Company Secretarial Department at In accordance with paragraph 3.59 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, AngloGold Ashanti wishes to inform shareholders of changes to its board of directors (the Board) and Board committees.

In accordance with Board policies and guidelines, Messrs Kirkwood and Hodgson have notified the Board of their intention to retire as independent Non-Executive Directors at the company’s forthcoming AGM on 9 May 2019 and will thus not stand for re-election on such date. During his tenure, Kirkwood was the chairman of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and a member of the Nominations and Audit and Risk Committees. Hodgson was a member of the Social, Ethics and Sustainability and Investment Committees. The Board wishes to thank Kirkwood and Hodgson for their significant contribution to the company during their tenure and wish them all the very best on their retirement from the Board.

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