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Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director

Glencore plc announces the appointment of Liz Hewitt as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.

Liz Hewitt has over 30 years’ business experience in executive and non-executive positions. She began her career as a qualified chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. She held various executive positions in private equity companies including 3i Group plc, Gartmore Investment Management Limited and Citicorp Venture Capital Ltd. At 3i Group plc, she was a private equity investor and then director of corporate affairs. She also worked for Smith & Nephew plc as group director of corporate affairs.

Liz Hewitt is currently a non-executive director of National Grid plc (LON: NG). She was previously non-executive director of Melrose Industries plc (2013 – 2022), Novo Nordisk (2012 – 2021), Savills plc (2014 – 2019) and Synergy Health plc (2011 – 2014).

Kalidas Madhavpeddi, Chairman, stated:
“The Directors are very pleased to welcome Liz Hewitt. She brings significant business, financial and investment knowledge, and has wide experience of being a member of, and/or chairing all types of board committees. Liz’s diverse knowledge and broad range of expertise is a great addition to the boardroom. We look forward to benefiting from her insights and contribution as a Director.”

The only matter requiring disclosure under Rule 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority is the current directorship of National Grid plc.

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