Anglo American CEO and CFO Interviewed on Half Year 2012 Results
LONDON, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Anglo American has increased its dividend by 14% despite global economic volatility almost halving earnings in the first half.
In a video interview, Anglo American CEO Cynthia Carroll said: "Our financial performance, it was heavily impacted by lower prices."
The mining boss went on to explain how, at an operating level, the company had performed strongly, and she was pleased with the contribution from the capital intensive growth projects and the progress made in resolving a legal wrangle with the Chilean government.
CFO René Médori said the board had decided to increase the dividend by 14% despite a 46% decline in earnings, a move he said that demonstrated the group's "long-term confidence".
The interview and transcript are available now on http://www.cantos.com/company/Anglo%20American.
MerchantCantos produces in-depth interviews, documentaries and webcasts with senior company executives. If you would like to contact us, please email email@example.com or phone +44-207-936-1352.
SOURCE Anglo American
More by this Source
Anglo American en tête de l'industrie minière à l'Indice de durabilité Dow Jones 2013
Sep 18, 2013, 10:44 ET
Anglo American an der Spitze der Bergbau-Branche auf dem Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2013
Sep 18, 2013, 10:43 ET
Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.
Learn about PR Newswire services
Request more information about PR Newswire products and services or call us at (888) 776-0942.