By Joe Hoppe
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. said Tuesday that it has appointed independent non-executive director Maria Ramos as chair, succeeding Sipho Pityana with immediate effect.
The South Africa-based gold miner said Ms. Ramos has been a director since May 2019. She brings extensive commercial experience within the banking industry, most recently as chief executive of Absa Group Ltd., one of Africa's largest banks, where she served for 10 years.
"Ms Ramos brings to the role exceptional experience in leadership roles across both the private and public sectors," said the company.
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