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 21, 2014

 

 

 

BHP BILLITON LIMITED

(ABN 49 004 028 077)

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

BHP BILLITON PLC

(REG. NO. 3196209)

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA

(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organisation)

 

171 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA

3000 AUSTRALIA

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

ENGLAND AND WALES

(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organisation)

 

NEATHOUSE PLACE, VICTORIA, 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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Company Secretariat

 

   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
   bhpbilliton.com   

20 November 2014

 

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

Retirement of David Crawford as independent non-executive Director

As announced on 19 August 2014 David Crawford retired as an independent non-executive Director of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc with effect from the end of the Annual General Meeting of BHP Billiton Limited on 20 November 2014.

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 David Crawford’s retirement will be made available on our website once the information is available.

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    Mr D A Crawford
Date of last notice    11 December 2009
Date of cessation as a director    20 November 2014


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
Melpeat Pty Ltd    6,000 Ordinary Shares in BHP Billiton Plc
Melpeat Pty Ltd    33,127 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    Nicole Duncan: BHP Billiton
Contact details    Nicole Duncan Tel: +61396092917
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: 21 November 2014     By:  

Nicole Duncan

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    Name:   Nicole Duncan
    Title:   Company Secretary