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SAB plc appoints André Parker to the board as an executive director

4 December 2001

South African Breweries plc today announces that André Parker, Managing Director of South African Breweries International - African and Asian businesses, has been appointed to the board of SAB plc as an executive director, with immediate effect. Following this appointment the Board increases to 17 members, comprising 11 non-executive directors and 6 executive directors.

André Parker was born in Port Elizabeth in 1951, is married and has two sons and a daughter. He joined SAB in 1975 and was involved in the group's operations throughout Africa, in both marketing and general management positions, prior to his appointment as Managing Director of the African operations in 1994. When the restructuring of the SABI group took place in 2000, his role was expanded to include Asia.

For further information:

Nick Chaloner, Director of Communications Tel: +44 (0)20 7659 0119
Mob: +44 (0)7880 502755

Loraine Harris, Group Public Relations Officer Tel: +27 (0)11 407 1783
Mob: +27 (0)83 633 5184

This announcement is available on the SAB website at www.sabplc.com

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