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SABMiller PLC - Executive Appointment

RNS Number:9686G
SABMiller PLC
31 July 2006


                  SABMILLER ANNOUNCES AN EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENT

                     COMPANY SECRETARY AND GENERAL COUNSEL


London and Johannesburg, 31 July 2006.  Following the Company's announcement on
26 May 2006, the Board confirms that Mr. John Davidson is appointed Company
Secretary of SABMiller plc from 1 August 2006, in place of Mr. Andrew O C
Tonkinson who is retiring on 31 July 2006.


By order of the Board
AOC Tonkinson
Company Secretary
SABMiller plc


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SABMiller

SABMiller plc is one of the world's largest brewers with brewing interests or
distribution agreements in over 60 countries across five continents. The group's
brands include premium international beers such as Miller Genuine Draft, Peroni
Nastro Azzurro and Pilsner Urquell, as well as an exceptional range of market
leading local brands.  Outside the USA, SABMiller plc is also one of the largest
bottlers of Coca-Cola products in the world.


In the year ended 31 March 2006, the group reported US$2,626 million adjusted
pre-tax profit and a turnover of US$15,307 million.  SABMiller plc is listed on
the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges.


This announcement is available on www.sabmiller.com


Enquiries:

                SABMiller plc       Tel: +44 20 7659 0100

Sue Clark       Director of Corporate Affairs              Tel: +44 20 7659 0184

Gary Leibowitz  Senior Vice President, Investor Relations  Tel: +44 20 7659 0174

James Crampton  Media Relations Manager                    Tel: +44 20 7659 0172

                Lovells

Chris Hinze     Head of Public Relations                   Tel: +44 20 7296 2745


This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or issue or the
solicitation of an offer to buy or acquire securities of SABMiller plc (the
'Company') or any of its affiliates in any jurisdiction or an inducement to
enter into investment activity.

This document includes 'forward-looking statements'.  These statements may
contain the words 'anticipate', 'believe', 'intend', 'estimate', 'expect' and
words of similar meaning.  All statements other than statements of historical
facts included in this announcement, including, without limitation, those
regarding the Company's financial position, business strategy, plans and
objectives of management for future operations (including development plans and
objectives relating to the Company's products and services) are forward-looking
statements.  These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other important factors that could cause the actual results,
performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from
future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements.  These forward-looking statements are based on
numerous assumptions regarding the Company's present and future business
strategies and the environment in which the Company will operate in the future.
These forward-looking statements speak only as at the date of this announcement.
  The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to disseminate
any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained in this
announcement to reflect any change in the Company's expectations with regard
thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such
statement is based.

Any information contained in this announcement on the price at which the
Company's securities have been bought or sold in the past, or on the yield on
such securities, should not be relied upon as a guide to future performance.


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