Appointment of Acting Chairman - Anglo Pacific Group

Anglo Pacific Group PLC (“Anglo Pacific”, the “Company”) (LSE: APF) (TSX: APY) announces that , further to its release dated 17th September, Mr. Peter Boycott, the Company’s Executive Chairman, is still on leave of absence for health reasons.  Mr. Boycott continues in his role as a director of the Company. The Board has agreed that, in his absence, Mr. Brian Wides will now serve as Acting Chairman with immediate effect. Mr. Brian Wides is Executive Director of International Business Development and was appointed to the Board as an Executive Director in June 1997. Mr. Michael Atkinson continues as a non-executive director of the Company and is currently the Company’s Senior Independent Director.