JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) has announced the retirement of Messrs Kofi Ansah and Alan Hill as non-executive directors of the Gold Fields Board of Directors with effect from 31 December 2016.
Gold Fields Chairperson Cheryl Carolus thanked Messrs Ansah and Hill for their valuable contribution and the enormous depth of experience they brought to the board over the many years in which they served as directors. Mr Ansah has been a Gold Fields director since April 2004 and Mr Hill since August 2009. "We wish them everything of the best in their future endeavours," Ms Carolus added.
Between 1 July and 1 September 2016 Gold Fields appointed four new non-executive directors to the Board to ensure continuity of the skills set as a number of the directors were approaching retirement age over the next two years. In addition to Messrs Ansah and Hill, former director David Murray also retired from the Board on 1 June 2016.
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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
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