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Directorate and Senior Management Changes at SABMiller

Directorate and Senior Management Changes at SABMiller
April 23
10:55 2012

SABMiller has announced a number of directorate and senior management changes that will all become effective from the date of this year’s annual general meeting on 26 July 2012. Meyer Kahn, who first joined the group in 1966, and who has been chairman of SABMiller since its primary listing on the London Stock Exchange in 1999, will retire as chairman after 46 years of service with the group. Graham Mackay, who joined the group in 1978 and who has been group managing director since 1997 and chief executive since 1999, will become executive chairman, with the intention that he will continue in that role for one year, before becoming non-executive chairman at the annual general meeting in 2013.

Alan Clark will succeed Graham Mackay as chief executive in 2013.

Alan Clark, currently managing director of SABMiller Europe, will be appointed as chief operating officer of the group, and as an executive director, with the intention that he will succeed Graham Mackay as chief executive at the annual general meeting in 2013. John Manser, currently the senior independent non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee, will in addition become deputy chairman of the board. Sue Clark, currently the group’s director of corporate affairs, will succeed Alan Clarke as managing director of SABMiller Europe.

SABMiller has appointed five new independent non-executive directors over the past four years, and remains committed to its policy of progressive renewal of the board and the independent directors.

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