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Retirement of Non-Executive Director, William Macaulay

Baar, Switzerland 3 April, 2017

The Company announces that William Macaulay will retire on 14 April 2017 as a Non-Executive Director.

Tony Hayward, Chairman, commented:

"On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Bill Macaulay for his service to Glencore over the past six years. He has made a considerable contribution to the Board both in its governance from his extensive board experience and in its deliberations from his long business and sector experience."

The Board is in the process of selecting a new independent non-executive director and a further announcement will be made once this appointment is made. 

For further information please contact:

Company secretarial 


John Burton

t: +41 41 709 2619 

m: +41 79 944 5434 

Nicola Leigh 

t: +41 41 709 2755 

m: +41 79 735 3916 



Charles Watenphul

t: +41 41 709 2462 

m: +41 79 904 3320


Pam Bell 

t: +44 20 7412 3471 

m: +44 77 3031 9806 




Martin Fewings

t: +41 41 709 2880 

m: +41 79 737 5642 

Carlos Francisco Fernandez 

t: +41 41 709 2369 

m: +41 79 129 9195 


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Notes for Editors

Glencore is one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 90 commodities. The Group's operations comprise around 150 mining and metallurgical sites, oil production assets and agricultural facilities.

With a strong footprint in both established and emerging regions for natural resources, Glencore's industrial and marketing activities are supported by a global network of more than 90 offices located in over 50 countries.

Glencore's customers are industrial consumers, such as those in the automotive, steel, power generation, oil and food processing sectors. We also provide financing, logistics and other services to producers and consumers of commodities. Glencore's companies employ around 155,000 people, including contractors.

Glencore is proud to be a member of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights and the International Council on Mining and Metals. We are an active participant in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.



The companies in which Glencore plc directly and indirectly has an interest are separate and distinct legal entities. In this document, “Glencore”, “Glencore group” and “Group” are used for convenience only where references are made to Glencore plc and its subsidiaries in general. These collective expressions are used for ease of reference only and do not imply any other relationship between the companies. Likewise, the words “we”, “us” and “our” are also used to refer collectively to members of the Group or to those who work for them. These expressions are also used where no useful purpose is served by identifying the particular company or companies. 


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