JOHANNESBURG, June 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Terence Philip Goodlace as an independent non-executive director to the Board of Directors of Gold Fields with effect from 1 July 2016.
Mr Goodlace has extensive mining experience and is currently Chief Executive Officer and member of the Impala Platinum Holdings Limited Board, a position he has held since 2012. Prior to this he held the position of Chief Executive Officer at Metorex Limited for three years until 2012.
He held the position of group Chief Operating Officer at Gold Fields, where he worked for 27 years in various capacities until October 2008. He is a non-executive director of Zimplats Holdings and also serves as a council member of the South African Chamber of Mines.
Mr Goodlace holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Wales, a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of South Africa, and a National Diploma in Metalliferous Mining from the Witwatersrand Technikon School of Mines.
The Board looks forward to welcoming Mr Goodlace and believes that his experience and contribution will add value to the Board's insights and deliberations into mining industry trends and markets.
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About Gold Fields
Gold Fields Limited is an unhedged, globally diversified producer of gold with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa with attributable annual gold production of approximately 2.0 million ounces. It has attributable Mineral Reserves of around 46 million ounces and Mineral Resources of around 102 million ounces. Attributable copper Mineral Reserves total 532 million pounds and Mineral Resources 5,912 million pounds. Gold Fields has a primary listing on the JSE Limited, with secondary listings on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Swiss Exchange (SWX).
Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa (Pty) Ltd
SOURCE Gold Fields Limited, South Africa
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