AngloGold Ashanti: Tirelo Sibisi

Tirelo has been with AngloGold Ashanti since 2016

Tirelo Sibisi is the Executive Vice President of Group Human Resources at AngloGold Ashanti, where she is responsible for People and Organisation Development – a role that entails building a highly engaged, transformed, diverse and productive workforce. She has over 20 years’ experience in the Human Resources (HR) field having been the group HR and CSI Executive at PPC Cement, where she played a key role in the acquisition of the new mining licenses for the company in their operations within the African Continent. Tirelo’s experience includes 10 years in the information technology sector at IBM (South Africa and Paris) and Telkom; making her a well-rounded HR generalist with strengths in talent, succession planning, union negotiations and remuneration.


2016 – Present:         Executive Vice President, Group HR, Anglogold Ashanti

2010 – 2016:               Managing Executive, HR, Telkom

2006 – 2006:               General Manager, HR, Masana Technologies

2005 – 2006:               Group Head of Talent Management, Netcare


2010 – 2012:               MBA, Henley Business school

2011 – 2012:               Advanced HR Executive Programme, Michigan University

1987 – 1991:               B.Soc.Sci (Hons), Social Work and Psychology, North-West


About AngloGold Ashanti

AngloGold Ashanti Limited, as the company exists today, was formed on 26 April 2004 following the business combination between AngloGold and Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited. AngloGold Ashanti has a portfolio of many assets and differing ore body types in key gold producing regions. The company’s 19 operations are located in nine countries (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Australia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Tanzania and South Africa), and are supported by extensive exploration activities. The operations are run as four distinct regions - Southern Africa, Continental Africa, Australasia and The Americas. AngloGold Ashanti’s primary listing is on the JSE Limited in Johannesburg. It is also listed on the stock exchanges in New York, Australia and Ghana.