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SABMiller PLC - Directorate Change

RNS Number:9187T
10 November 2005

                                 SABMiller plc

                               Directorate Change

Ref: 10/11/2005

London and Johannesburg, 10 November 2005. The Company announces that Mr
Alejandro Santo Domingo Davila and Mr Carlos Alejandro Perez Davila have been
appointed to the Board as non-executive directors, effective 9 November 2005.

As a result of the merger of the Company and Bavaria S.A., on 12 October 2005
BevCo LLC became the holder of 225,000,000 ordinary shares in the Company,
representing 15.04% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company.
Exercising its right to do so under the terms of the relationship agreement
between the Company and BevCo LLC, approved by shareholders at the EGM on 7
October 2005, BevCo LLC nominated Mr Santo Domingo and Mr Perez for appointment
to the SABMiller plc Board.

Mr Santo Domingo (28) is a Managing Director at Quadrant Capital Advisors and a
member of the board of Bavaria S.A.  He is a graduate of Harvard University.

Mr Perez (43) is also a Managing Director at Quadrant Capital Advisors and has
been an alternate director of Bavaria S.A. Mr Perez holds degrees in economics
and politics from Harvard and Cambridge Universities.

Mr Meyer Kahn, Chairman of SABMiller, said that he and the rest of the Board
wished to extend the warmest welcome to Mr. Santo Domingo and Mr Perez. Mr Kahn
added that SABMiller was delighted that Bavaria was now part of the SABMiller
group, bringing a new platform for growth on the South American continent.

By order of the board

A O C Tonkinson
Company Secretary

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