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, 2016

 

 

 

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):  ¨

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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

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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, 2016     By:  

/s/ Rachel Agnew

    Name:   Rachel Agnew
    Title:   Company Secretary


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Release Time    IMMEDIATE
Date    21 September 2016
Release Number    22/16

CHANGES TO THE BHP BILLITON BOARD & SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE

BHP Billiton Chairman, Jac Nasser, today announced that John Schubert will retire from the Board at the conclusion of the BHP Billiton Limited Annual General Meeting in November 2016.

Dr Schubert has been a Non-executive Director of BHP Limited since June 2000 and a Director of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc since June 2001.

Mr Nasser thanked Dr Schubert for his valuable contribution to the Board and outstanding service to BHP Billiton during his 16 year tenure.

“We wish John all the best for the future and will miss his wise counsel and judgement.”

Dr Schubert will step down as Chairman of the Sustainability Committee with effect from 22 September 2016 but will remain a member of the Sustainability Committee until his retirement.

Malcolm Brinded has been appointed as the Chairman of the Sustainability Committee with effect from 22 September 2016. Mr Brinded has been a Non-executive Director of BHP Billiton since April 2014.

Further information on BHP Billiton can be found at: bhpbilliton.com

 

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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 18, 171 Collins Street   Registered Office: Neathouse Place
Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia   London SW1V 1LH United Kingdom
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