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1.1 Role of the Remuneration Committee and Terms of Reference

The Remuneration Committee (the Committee) is responsible for considering and making recommendations to the Board on:

  • the Company's general policy on executive and senior management remuneration;
  • the specific remuneration packages for executive directors of the Company, including basic salary, performance-based short-term and long-term incentives, pensions and other benefits; and
  • the design and operation of the Company's share incentive schemes.

The full Terms of Reference of the Committee can be found on the Anglo American website ( and copies are available on request.

The Committee met three times during 2009 and dealt with ad hoc items between formal meetings by 'round robin' resolutions.

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Annual Report 2009