AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.: May 16, 2018 – Results of the 74th Annual General Meeting of shareholders  (87.7k)

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AngloGold Ashanti Limited

(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)

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Reg. No. 1944/017354/06

ISIN: ZAE000043485 - JSE share code: ANG

CUSIP: 035128206 - NYSE share code: AU

JSE Bond Company Code - BIANG ("AngloGold Ashanti" or the "Company")

16 May 2018

NEWS RELEASE

RESULTS OF THE 74th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS

AngloGold Ashanti shareholders are advised that at the annual general meeting of shareholders of the Company held on Wednesday, 16 May 2018 ("Annual General Meeting"), save for the withdrawal of ordinary resolution 2.5, all the ordinary and special resolutions, as set out in the 2017 Notice of Annual General Meeting and summarised financial information for the year ended 31 December 2017, were passed by the requisite majority of votes of shareholders present in person or represented by proxy.

The total number of shares voted in person or by proxy at the Annual General Meeting was 283,168,280 shares representing 69% of AngloGold Ashanti's issued share capital as at Friday, 4 May 2018, being the Voting Record Date.

The voting results were as follows:

1. Ordinary resolution 1 - Re-election of directors

Total shares voted

Shares abstained

Directors

For (%)

Against (%)

Number

%(1)

%(1)

1.1

Mr AH Garner

99.94

0.06

282,389,272

68.72

0.19

1.2

Mrs NP January-Bardill

99.33

0.67

282,389,529

68.72

0.19

1.3

Mr R Gasant

99.94

0.06

282,389,367

68.72

0.19

1.4

Mrs KC Ramon

99.67

0.33

282,767,545

68.81

0.10

2.

Ordinary resolution 2 - Reappointment of Audit and Risk Committee members

Total shares voted

Shares abstained

Directors

For (%)

Against (%)

Number

%(1)

%(1)

2.1

Mr R Gasant

99.76

0.24

282,381,169

68.72

0.19

2.2

Mr MJ Kirkwood

99.86

0.14

282,382,921

68.72

0.19

2.3

Mr RJ Ruston

99.86

0.14

282,380,383

68.72

0.19

2.4

Ms MDC Richter

99.82

0.18

282,383,015

68.72

0.19

  • 3. Ordinary resolution 3 - Reappointment of Ernst & Young Inc. as auditors of the Company

    Total shares voted

    Shares abstained

    For (%)

    Against (%)

    Number

    %(1)

    %(1)

    86.58

    13.42

    280,225,608

    68.19

    0.72

  • 4. Ordinary resolution 4 - General authority to directors to allot and issue ordinary shares

    Total shares voted

    Shares abstained

    For (%)

    Against (%)

    Number

    %(1)

    %(1)

    92.75

    7.25

    282,766,124

    68.81

    0.10

  • 5. Ordinary resolution 5 - Separate non-binding advisory endorsement of the AngloGold Ashanti remuneration policy and implementation report

    Total shares voted

    Shares abstained

    For (%)

    Against (%)

    Number

    %(1)

    %(1)

    5.1

    Remuneration Policy

    98.35

    1.65

    282,294,603

    68.70

    0.21

    5.2

    Implementation Report

    98.96

    1.04

    282,302,216

    68.70

    0.21

  • 6. Special resolution 1 - Remuneration of non-executive directors

    Total shares voted

    Shares abstained

    For (%)

    Against (%)

    Number

    %(1)

    %(1)

    99.45

    0.55

    280,938,163

    68.37

    0.54

  • 7. Special resolution 2 - General authority to acquire the Company's own shares

    Total shares voted

    Shares abstained

    For (%)

    Against (%)

    Number

    %(1)

    %(1)

    99.68

    0.32

    282,707,046

    68.80

    0.11

  • 8. Special resolution 3 - General authority to directors to issue for cash, those ordinary shares which the directors are authorised to allot and issue in terms of ordinary resolution 4

Total shares voted

Shares abstained

For (%)

Against (%)

Number

%(1)

%(1)

91.06

8.94

282,740,324

68.80

0.10

9.

Special resolution 4 - General authority to provide financial assistance in terms of Sections 44 and 45 of the Companies Act

Total shares voted

Shares abstained

For (%)

Against (%)

Number

%(1)

%(1)

99.55

0.45

281,287,536

68.45

0.46

10. Ordinary resolution 6 - Directors' authority to implement special and ordinary resolutions

Total shares voted

Shares abstained

For (%)

Against (%)

Number

%(1)

%(1)

99.90

0.10

282,729,768

68.80

0.11

(1) Expressed as a percentage of 410,935,022 AngloGold Ashanti ordinary shares in issue as at Friday, 4 May 2018, being the Voting Record Date.

ENDS

Johannesburg

JSE Sponsor: Deutsche Securities (SA) Proprietary Limited

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