Mark Cutifani is currently the CEO of Anglo American. Previously he was appointed to the board of AngloGold Ashanti on 17 September 2007 and made Chief Executive Officer on 1 October 2007. He is chairman of the Executive Committee and a member of the Transformation and Human Resources Development, Safety, Health and Sustainable Development, Risk and Information Integrity and Investment committees. Mark has considerable experience in gold mining, having been associated with the industry since 1976. Prior to joining AngloGold Ashanti, he held the position of chief operating officer at CVRD Inco, a Toronto-based company, where he was responsible for Inco’s global nickel business.