07/05/2010 Mark Cutifani CEO of AngloGold Ashanti presenting their first quarter results at their offices in JHB. (176) Photo: Leon N icholas


1976: Mark Cutifani begins his

career at the Conzinc Riotinto of

Australia (Rio Tinto) processing

and finished product delivery unit.

1988: He joins Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines as general manager.

1994: He is recruited to manage

Australia-listed WMC Resources’

nickel operations, where he leads

its revitalisation strategy and

$1 billion expansion programme.

2000: He serves as the managing director of Sons of Gwalia.

2003: He joins Vale Inco, the

Canadian unit of Brazil’s Vale, as

vice-president of Canadian and UK

operations and serves as its

president of Ontario operations.

2005: He serves as president of Vale Inco’s North America/Europe operations, and general manager of Australia’s largest gold mines.

2007: AngloGold Ashanti appoints

Cutifani as chief executive.

2012: He is elected as president of the Chamber of Mines of SA.

2013: Anglo American names him

as incoming chief executive. - Source: investing.businessweek.com