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Anglo American announces new Sakatti Project Manager

09 Dec 2013

Anglo American announces new Sakatti Project Manager

Anglo American is pleased to confirm that Jukka Jokela has accepted the position of Project Manager for the Sakatti Project effective 20 January 2014.

Jukka has a wealth of experience in managing both exploration and advanced projects across Fennoscandia. Most recently, he was Vice President Exploration and Finnish Operations for Northland Resources, where he was instrumental in the development of the Hannukainen project.

"Jukka is an experienced professional and well respected throughout the mining and exploration community across Finland and Scandinavia. Anglo American is fortunate to have someone of Jukka’s calibre and experience leading our work in Finland. We look forward to welcoming him early in the new year," said Tracey Kerr, Group Head of Exploration, Anglo American.

For further information, please contact:

James Wyatt-Tilby Emily Blyth
Tel: +44 (0)20 7968 8759 Tel: +44 (0)20 7968 8481
South Africa  
Pranill Ramchander  
Tel: +27 (0)11 638 2592  

Notes to editors:

Anglo American is one of the world’s largest mining companies, is headquartered in the UK and listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges. Our portfolio of mining businesses meets our customers’ changing needs and spans bulk commodities – iron ore and manganese, metallurgical coal and thermal coal; base metals and minerals – copper, nickel, niobium and phosphates; and precious metals and minerals – in which we are a global leader in both platinum and diamonds. At Anglo American, we are committed to working together with our stakeholders – our investors, our partners and our employees – to create sustainable value that makes a real difference, while upholding the highest standards of safety and responsibility across all our businesses and geographies. The company’s mining operations, pipeline of growth projects and exploration activities span southern Africa, South America, Australia, North America, Asia and Europe. Anglo American has been exploring in northern Lapland for the past ten years. In 2011, it founded a Finnish entity in Sodankylä to explore The Sakatti Cu-Ni-PGE deposit, located 25km north of Sodankylä.)