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South African Breweries plc board changes

27 March 2002

London and Johannesburg, Wednesday, 27 March 2002. South African Breweries plc today announced the following changes to the Board and on the Board Committees:

  1. Mr Hugh Collum will step down from the Board with effect from 31 March 2002, after three years of service on the Board and as Chairman of the Audit Committee as well as senior non-executive director, due to the substantial requirements of his other business interests;
  2. Lord Fellowes, current Chairman of the Corporate Accountability and Risk Assurance Committee of the Board has agreed to act as senior non-executive director from 1 April 2002 and will join the Nomination Committee; and
  3. Mr John Manser has been appointed as Chairman of the Board's Audit Committee from 1 April 2002 and will join the Remuneration Committee.

Following these changes the size of the Board will be 16 members, comprising 6 executive and 10 non-executive directors.

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Further inquiries:

Ciaran Baker
Head of Corporate Communications, SAB plc
+44 (0) 20 7659 0120

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