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SABMiller PLC - Directorate Change

RNS Number:0121W
SABMiller PLC
03 May 2007


Ref 14/2007


3 May 2007

                    SABMILLER PLC ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO BOARD

SABMiller plc announces today that Ms Nancy De Lisi, a non-executive director
and a member of the audit committee, stepped down from the Board with effect
from 30 April 2007, following her retirement from the Altria Group, Inc.
('Altria'). Ms De Lisi was nominated for appointment to the Board and to the
audit committee under the terms of the Relationship Agreement entered into
between Altria and the Company as part of the Miller Brewing Company transaction
in 2002, and had served as a director since 9 September 2002.


Altria has nominated Mr Dinyar Devitre to replace Ms De Lisi. Mr Devitre is
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Altria and will join the
SABMiller board as a non-executive director and a member of the audit committee
with effect from 16 May 2007.


Mr Meyer Kahn, Chairman of SABMiller plc commented:


'On behalf of the board of directors and the shareholders of SABMiller, I extend
to Ms De Lisi our warmest regards and our thanks for her outstanding
contribution to our deliberations during her directorship. She has brought
considerable experience and insight to the board, and with her financial
background has enhanced the independence and effectiveness of our audit
committee. We wish her a long and happy retirement and she goes with our good
wishes. In her place, we look forward to welcoming Mr Devitre to our board, and
to benefiting from his contribution to our endeavours.'


Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13R(1), details of all directorships held by Mr
Devitre in any publicly-quoted company at any time in the previous five years,
are set out below:


Mr Devitre serves on the board of directors of Western Union Company and served
on the board of directors of Kraft Foods Inc. from August 2002 until March 2007.


He is also a Trustee of Lincoln Centre Inc., the Asia Society and the Brooklyn
Academy of Music.


There are no details to disclose under paragraphs 9.6.13(2) to (6) of the
Listing Rules.


John Davidson

General Counsel and Group Company Secretary

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