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

November 19, 2015

 

 

 

BHP BILLITON LIMITED   BHP BILLITON PLC
(ABN 49 004 028 077)   (REG. NO. 3196209)
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)   (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA   ENGLAND AND WALES
(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organisation)   (Jurisdiction of incorporation or organisation)

171 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE,

VICTORIA 3000 AUSTRALIA

 

NEATHOUSE PLACE, LONDON,

UNITED KINGDOM

(Address of principal executive offices)   (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

19 November 2015

 

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

Retirement of Carlos Cordeiro as independent non-executive Director

Carlos Cordeiro will retire as an independent non-executive Director of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc with effect as of today, 19 November 2015.

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.

The information required to be made available under Section 430(2B) of the UK Companies Act 2006 in relation to Carlos Cordeiro’s retirement is on the final page of this document. This information will also be made available on the BHP Billiton website.

Final Notification of Interests of Directors and Connected Persons

(Australian Securities Exchange Listing Rules Appendix 3Z)

 

Name of entities

  BHP Billiton Limited    BHP Billiton Plc
  ABN 49 004 028 077    REG NO 3196209

We (the entities) advise the following information under ASX Listing Rule 3.19A.3 and as agent for the director for the purposes of section 205G of the Australian Corporations Act and in accordance with the Group’s Securities Dealing document.

 

Name of director    Carlos Cordeiro
Date of last notice    29 August 2005
Date of cessation as a director    19 November 2015


Part 1 – Director’s 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

 

Name of holder and nature of interest

  

Number and class of securities

N/A    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

Held by Goldman Sachs under a nominee arrangement of which Carlos Cordeiro is the beneficial holder    3,275 ADSs (representing 6,550 ordinary shares) in BHP Billiton Limited

Part 3 – Director’s 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 – Director’s interests in options or other rights granted by the entities

 

Date of grant    N/A
Period during which or date on which exercisable    N/A
Total amount paid (if any) for the grant    N/A
Description of securities involved: class; number    N/A
Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be fixed at time of exercise    N/A
Total number of securities over which options or other rights held at the date of this notice    N/A
Any additional information    N/A


Part 5 – Contact details

 

Name of authorised officers responsible for making this notification on behalf of the entities   Rachel Agnew        
Contact details   Rachel Agnew   Tel:    +61 3 9609 3730   
    Fax:    +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: 171 Collins Street Melbourne Victoria 3000   Registered Office: Neathouse Place, London SW1V 1LH United Kingdom

The BHP Billiton Group is headquartered in Australia


CARLOS CORDEIRO: SECTION 430 (2B) COMPANIES ACT 2006 STATEMENT

BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc confirm that Mr Cordeiro retired as a non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 19 November 2015. The following information is provided in accordance with section 430 (2B) of the UK Companies Act 2006:

The Company’s Remuneration Report for the financial year ending 30 June 2016 will include the remuneration earned by Mr Cordeiro during his appointment as a non-executive Director for the financial year ending 30 June 2016.

Mr Cordeiro has not and will not receive any remuneration payments upon ceasing to be a Director of the Company other than the Company’s normal fees for an independent non-executive Director payable for the period from 1 July 2015 to 19 November 2015.

 

BHP Billiton Limited ABN 49 004 028 077   BHP Billiton Plc Registration number 3196209
Registered in Australia   Registered in England and Wales
Registered Office: 171 Collins Street Melbourne Victoria 3000   Registered Office: Neathouse Place, London SW1V 1LH United Kingdom

The BHP Billiton Group 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: November 19, 2015    By:   

/s/ Rachel Agnew

   Name:    Rachel Agnew
   Title:    Company Secretary