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This excerpt taken from the BHP 6-K filed Feb 10, 2010.

Corporate Governance

On 4 August 2009, the Board announced that Mr Jac Nasser will succeed Mr Don Argus as Chairman when Mr Argus retires as Chairman and a Non-executive Director in early 2010. On 24 November 2009, the Board announced the resignation of Dr David Morgan as a Director with effect from 24 November 2009.

On 29 January 2010, the Board announced the resignations of Mr Paul Anderson and Dr E Gail de Planque as Non-executive Directors with effect from 31 January 2010 and the appointments of Mr Malcolm Broomhead and Ms Carolyn Hewson as Non-executive Directors with effect from 31 March 2010.

This excerpt taken from the BHP 20-F filed Sep 14, 2009.

7.10    Corporate Governance

The UK Financial Services Authority’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules, (DTR 7.2) require that certain information be included in a corporate governance statement set out in the Directors’ Report. BHP Billiton has an existing practice of issuing a separate corporate governance statement as part of its Annual Report. The information required by the Disclosure and Transparency Rules and the UK Financial Services Authority’s Listing Rules (LR 9.8.6) is located in section 5 of this Annual Report, with the exception of the information referred to in DTR 7.2.6, which is located in section 7.23 of this Annual Report.

This excerpt taken from the BHP 6-K filed Aug 13, 2009.

Corporate Governance

On 14 August 2008, the Board announced the appointment of non-executive Directors Mr Alan Boeckmann and Mr Keith Rumble to the BHP Billiton Board with effect from 1 September 2008.

On 18 June 2009, the Board announced the appointment of non-executive Director Mr Wayne Murdy to the BHP Billiton Board with effect from 18 June 2009.

On 4 August 2009, the Board announced that Mr Jac Nasser will succeed Mr Don Argus as Chairman when Mr Argus retires as Chairman and a Non-executive Director in early 2010.

This excerpt taken from the BHP 6-K filed Feb 4, 2009.

Corporate Governance

On 14 August 2008, the Board announced the appointment of Mr Alan Boeckmann and Mr Keith Rumble as Non-executive Directors of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc with effect from 1 September 2008.

This excerpt taken from the BHP 6-K filed Aug 18, 2008.

Corporate Governance

The following Board changes occurred during the period:

 

   

Mr Charles (Chip) Goodyear resigned as an Executive Director of both BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc on 30 September 2007.

 

   

Dr David Brink retired from the Boards of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting of BHP Billiton Limited on 28 November 2007.

 

   

On 17 December 2007, the Board announced the appointment of Dr David Morgan as a Non-executive Director of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc with effect from 1 January 2008.

 

   

On 14 August 2008, the Board announced the appointment of Mr Alan Boeckmann and Mr Keith Rumble as Non-executive Directors of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc with effect from 1 September 2008.

 

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This excerpt taken from the BHP 6-K filed Mar 12, 2007.

Corporate Governance

The following Board changes occurred during the period:

 

   

Mr Marius Kloppers (Group President Non-Ferrous Materials) and Mr Chris Lynch (Group President Carbon Steel Materials) were appointed Executive Directors from 1 January 2006 and elected to the Board at the Plc and Ltd Annual General Meetings in October and November 2006 respectively; and

 

   

Mr Paul Anderson and Mr Jacques Nasser were appointed Non-executive Directors from 6 June 2006 and elected to the Board at the Plc and Ltd Annual General Meetings.

 

   

On 1 August 2006, Mr Miklos Salamon announced his intention to retire from the Board and Company effective from 26 October 2006. He retired from the Boards of Ltd and Plc at the Annual General Meeting of Plc.

During January 2007, 67,285,000 Plc shares which were purchased by Ltd, were cancelled and 2,400,862,002 Plc shares remained on issue (including Treasury shares and shares purchased by Ltd in Plc).

 

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