Director: Business Leadership South Africa

Andile Sangqu was appointed as the executive head for Anglo American in South Africa on 1 June 2015.

His role includes working with the South Africa-based businesses to help deliver the Group’s strategy in the region, provide leadership and co-ordination to the Group’s stakeholder relations initiatives in South Africa, and facilitate regional alignment with the Group’s central functions.

He serves as a director on the Anglo American SA and Zimele boards, and as a non-executive director on the Anglo American Platinum and Kumba Iron Ore boards. His qualifications include, amongst others, a Bachelor of Accounting Science (Honours), a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Business Leadership.

Andile was previously group executive of sustainability and risk at Impala Platinum and brings extensive commercial, mining and stakeholder relations experience from his former executive and board roles.

Prior to his role at Impala Platinum, Andile was executive director for Glencore Xstrata South Africa, served on the Chamber of Mines’ National Development Plan Committee and held executive and non-executive roles at Kagiso Trust Investments. Andile currently serves as the vice president of the Chamber of Mines.