Alan Hill Appointed to Gold Fields Board of Directors



    JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 24 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE,
NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Alan
Richard Hill (66) to its Board of Directors.
    Mr. Hill serves on the board of Gabriel Resources and until recently was
Chairman of Alamos Gold: both companies are involved in gold exploration and
development. Mr. Hill joined Barrick Gold in 1984. He spent 19 years with
Barrick and was instrumental in its considerable growth, having played a
pivotal role in its various merger and acquisition initiatives through the
years. He retired from Barrick in 2003 as its Executive Vice President
Development.
    Mr. Hill brings to the Gold Fields Board significant experience and
leadership in terms of project evaluation, management, and development, as
well as an in-depth knowledge of corporate transactions and sustainable
development issues in the mining sector.
    Mr. Hill holds a B.Sc (Mining Engineering) as well as a M.Phil (Rock
Mechanics) from Leeds University.
    The appointment is effective from 21 August 2009.

    About Gold Fields

    Gold Fields Limited is one of the world's largest unhedged producers of
gold with attributable steady state production of approximately 3.6 million
ounces per annum from nine operating mines in South Africa, Peru, Ghana and
Australia. The company has total attributable ore reserves of 83 million
ounces and mineral resources of 251 million ounces. Gold Fields is listed on
the JSE Limited (primary listing), New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ
Dubai Limited (NASDAQ Dubai), NYSE Euronext in Brussels (NYX) and Swiss
Exchange (SWX). For more information please visit the Gold Fields website at
http://www.goldfields.co.za.





For further information:

For further information: Gold Fields Limited, Reg. 1968/004880/06, 150
Helen Road, Sandown, Sandton, 2196; Postnet Suite 252, Private Bag X30500,
Houghton, 2041, South Africa, Tel +27-11-562-9700, Fax +27-11-562-9838;
Enquiries, Media and Investor Enquiries, Willie Jacobsz, Tel +508-839-1188,
Mobile +857-241-7127, email Willie.Jacobsz@gfexpl.com; Nikki
Catrakilis-Wagner, Tel +27-11-562-9706, Mobile +27(0)-83-309-6720, email 
Nikki.Catrakils-Wagner@goldfields.co.za; Media Enquiries, Julian Gwillim, Tel
+27-11-562-9774, Mobile +27-82-452-4389, email
Julian.Gwillim@goldfields.co.za


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