MELBOURNE, Victoria, April 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited is
pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Aiken as a Non-Executive
Director. His appointment is effective from today, 12 April 2013.
Mr Aiken brings to the Newcrest Board extensive Australian and
international business experience, principally in the engineering and
resources sectors. His early career was at BOC Gases which he joined in
1970 after graduating in Chemical Engineering from the University of
Sydney. In 1995 he was appointed Chief Executive of BTR Nylex and in
1997 joined BHP Billiton where he was President BHP Petroleum from 1997
to 2003 and Group President Energy from 2004 to 2006. He is currently
the Chairman of Aveva plc, a Senior Independent Director of Kazakhmys
plc and of Essar Energy Plc, a Director of Essar Oil Limited, and a
Non-Executive Director of National Grid plc. Mr Aiken was formerly
Chairman of Robert Walters plc, a Director of Miclyn Express Offshore
Ltd and a Senior Advisor at Macquarie Bank Ltd.
Newcrest Chairman, Don Mercer, today welcomed Mr Aiken to Newcrest's
Board of Directors. "Phil has extensive experience in the resources
sector both within Australia and internationally and I look forward to
the contribution he will make to Newcrest."
SOURCE: Newcrest Mining Limited
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