Gold Fields Limited - Resignation of Nico Muller

JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) regrets to announce the resignation of Nico Muller, EVP: South Africa, effective from 3 March 2017. Nico will be leaving Gold Fields to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Impala Platinum.

Since joining Gold Fields in October 2014, Nico has played an important role in fixing the base at South Deep and repositioning the mine for a sustainable future. In doing so, Nico has recruited a strong leadership team which will be able take South Deep forward.

The search for a replacement has commenced.

Nick Holland, CEO of Gold Fields said: "We would like to thank Nico for reenergising the mine and getting it to break even. We wish him well in his new role at Impala."

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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

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