22 May 2015
BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc confirm that Mr Rumble retired as a non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 22 May 2015. The following information is provided in accordance with section 430 (2B) of the UK Companies Act 2006:
The Company's Remuneration Report for the financial year ending 30 June 2015 will include the remuneration earned by Mr Rumble during his appointment as a non-executive Director for the financial year ending 30 June 2015.
Mr Rumble has not and will not receive any remuneration payments upon ceasing to be a Director of the Company other than the Company’s normal fees for an independent non-executive Director and fees for membership of the Sustainability Committee payable for the period from 1 July 2014 to 22 May 2015.
Mr Rumble is an independent non-executive Director of South32.
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