UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 6-K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

September 21, 2015

 

 

 

BHP BILLITON LIMITED

(ABN 49 004 028 077)

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA

(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organisation)

 

BHP BILLITON PLC

(REG. NO. 3196209)

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

ENGLAND AND WALES

(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organisation)

171 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE,

VICTORIA 3000 AUSTRALIA

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

NEATHOUSE PLACE, LONDON,

UNITED KINGDOM

(Address of principal executive offices)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:  x Form 20-F    ¨ Form 40-F

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):  ¨

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):  ¨

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:  ¨ Yes    x No

If “Yes” is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): n/a

 

 

 


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  BHP Billiton Limited    BHP Billiton Plc
  171 Collins Street    Neathouse Place
  Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia    London SW1V 1LH UK
  GPO BOX 86    Tel +44 20 7802 4000
  Melbourne Victoria 3001 Australia    Fax + 44 20 7802 4111
  Tel +61 1300 55 47 57 Fax +61 3 9609 3015        bhpbilliton.com
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Company Secretariat

21 September 2015

 

To: Australian Securities Exchange    cc: New York Stock Exchange   
       London Stock Exchange          JSE Limited   

Appointment of Anita Frew

Further to the announcement on 14 August 2015 advising of the appointment of Anita Frew as a Director of BHP Billiton Plc and BHP Billiton Limited with effect from 15 September 2015, we now advise details of Ms Frew’s interests in BHP Billiton shares:

Notification of Initial Interests of Directors and Connected Persons

(Australian Securities Exchange Listing Rules Appendix 3X)

 

Name of entities

  BHP Billiton Limited    BHP Billiton Plc
  ABN 49 004 028 077    REG NO 3196029

As part of a dual listed company structure, the Group voluntarily notifies all stock exchanges on which either BHP Billiton Plc or BHP Billiton Limited have primary or secondary listings, all those interests of directors of both entities in the securities of both entities (and changes to those interests) which are required to be disclosed under the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Listing Rules, the Listing Rules and Disclosure and Transparency Rules of the United Kingdom Listing Authority, the Australian Corporations Act, the United Kingdom Companies Acts and the Group’s Securities Dealing document.

We (the entities) advise the following information under ASX Listing Rule 3.19A.1 and as agent for the director for the purposes of section 205G of the Australian Corporations Act.

 

Name of director

  Anita Frew

Date of appointment

  15 September 2015

Part 1 Directors relevant interests in securities of which the director is the registered holder

In the case of a trust, this includes interests in the trust made available by the responsible entity of the trust

Number & class of securities

N/A


Part 2 – Director’s relevant interests in securities of which the director is not the registered holder

In the case of a trust, this includes interests in the trust made available by the responsible entity of the trust

 

Name of holder & nature of interest   Number & class of securities

7,000 ordinary shares in BHP Billiton Plc held by Rock (Nominees) Limited (indirect interest, Anita Frew has a beneficial interest).

 

2,000 ordinary shares in BHP Billiton Plc held by Rock (Nominees) Limited on behalf of Anita Frew as beneficial owner.

  Total of 9,000 ordinary shares in BHP Billiton Plc

Part 3 Directors interests in contracts

 

Detail of contract

   Nil

Nature of interest

   N/A

Name of registered holder

(if issued securities)

   N/A

No. and class of securities to which interest relates

   N/A

Part 4 Contact details

 

Name of authorised officers responsible for making this notification on behalf of the entities   Rachel Agnew     
Contact details   Rachel Agnew  

Tel:

Fax:

  

+61 3 9609 3730

+61 3 9611 1044

 

BHP Billiton Limited ABN 49 004 028 077    BHP Billiton Plc Registration number 3196209
Registered in Australia    Registered in England and Wales
Registered Office: Level 16, 171 Collins Street    Registered Office: Neathouse Place
Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia    London SW1V 1LH United Kingdom
Tel +61 1300 55 4757 Fax +61 3 9609 3015    Tel +44 20 7802 4000 Fax +44 20 7802 4111

Members of the BHP Billiton Group which is headquartered in Australia


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

      BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc
Date: September 21, 2015     By:  

/s/ Rachel Agnew

    Name:   Rachel Agnew
    Title:   Company Secretary