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New Ghana country manager

Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Accra, Ghana 26 September 2012: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) has announced the appointment of Ghanaian businessman Pierre Charles Coussey as new country manager for its Ghana operations (Gold Fields Ghana Limited and Abosso Goldfields Limited).  

Mr Coussey, who is currently chairman of Marine Technology Consultants, will assume the new role on 1 October 2012. He has a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Political Economy from the Open University in London and a BSc in Econometrics from the University of London.

He has served as an economic and international relations advisor to the governments of the United States and Ghana. He currently sits on the boards of a number of marine and agriculture companies in Ghana. His professional career includes positions as Technical Advisor to the Chairman of Heinz Seafood's division and at MW Brands Europe, amongst other senior executive roles.

Peet van Schalkwyk, Executive Vice-President of Gold Fields' West Africa Region, commented: "We are delighted to have a businessman of Mr Coussey's stature on board as our country manager in Ghana."

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