Wednesday, July 25th, 2007
Newmont Mining Corporation announce the following executive management appointments, as approved by the Companyâ€™s Board of Directors on July 18th:
– Russell Ball as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Ball has been with the Company for 14 years and was elected Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in April, 2007. He previously served as Vice President and Controller, Group Executive, Investor Relations, and as Financial Director and Controller for the Companyâ€™s Indonesian Business Unit. Mr. Ball will oversee the Companyâ€™s Accounting, Tax, Information Technology, Supply Chain Management and Capital Effectiveness functions.
– Guy Landsdown as Senior Vice President, Project Development and Technical Services. Mr. Landsdown has been with the Company for 14 years and was elected Vice President, Project Engineering and Construction in 2006. He previously served as Project Executive on the Boddington project in Australia and held key project and operating positions in Indonesia, Peru and Australia. Mr. Landsdown will oversee the Companyâ€™s Technical Services, Global Health and Safety, and Capital Projects functions.
– Randy Engel as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development. Mr. Engel has been with the Company for 14 years and was elected Vice President, Strategic Planning and Investor Relations in April, 2007, and previously served as Assistant Treasurer. Mr. Engel will oversee the Companyâ€™s Corporate Development, Treasury, Investor Relations, and Strategic Planning functions.
Richard Oâ€™Brien, the Companyâ€™s newly appointed CEO and President, said, â€œThese management appointments will fill several open positions and create better functional alignment, enabling us to anticipate, prepare for, and execute the critical transitions ahead. Together with our Regional Vice Presidents of Operations, we continue to take the necessary steps toward renewing our focus on our core gold operations, while improving costs applicable to sales and ensuring industry leading environmental and social performance.â€