Anglo-American has announced the appointment of Elisabeth Brinton to the board as a non-executive director with effect from the beginning of March 2021.
By Shantel T Chisango
Chairman of Anglo-American, Mr Stuart Chambers said he is looking forward to work with Ms. Brinton considering the experience she has in the development of clean energy all over the world.
“Elisabeth Brinton’s experience of developing clean energy strategies around the world, with a clear commercial focus on the potential for digital technologies, will bring additional insights to our Board discussions. I look forward to welcoming Elisabeth to Anglo American.”
Ms. Brinton (53) is Employee Value Proposition (EVP) of Global Renewables and Energy Solutions (formerly New Energies) at Royal Dutch Shell. Ms. Brinton joined Shell in 2018 from AGL Energy, one of Australia’s largest energy companies, where she led their commercial new energies business and built at the time Australia’s largest portfolio of renewables in partnership with the AUD$3 Billion Powering Australia Renewables Fund.
Prior to that, she spent 15 years in a number of senior executive technology roles in the USA, leading the development of cloud-based customer solutions and broader digital transformations for the energy industry, having begun her career as a successful entrepreneur. She also has a bachelor’s degree in English and History from Principia College, Illinois, USA, and is a Harry S. Truman Scholar.
She will join the Board as a non-executive director, with effect from 1 March 2021.
About Anglo- American
Anglo American is a leading producer of PGMs, essential metals for cleaning vehicle exhaust emissions and as the catalyst in electric fuel cell technology.
Anglo owns and operates three mining complexes in South Africa’s Bushveld complex, including Mogalakwena – the world’s largest open-pit PGMs mine, Amandelbult and Mototolo, as well as the Unki mine, in Zimbabwe.
In South Africa, Anglo also owns smelting and refining operations which treat concentrates from its wholly-owned mines, our joint venture operations and third parties.