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Rick Menell appointed Gold Fields deputy Chair

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Johannesburg, 19 August 2015: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce that Rick Menell, currently an independent non-executive of the Company, will assume the role of the Deputy Chairperson of Gold Fields effective 19 August 2015.

Mr Menell has over 36 years’ experience in the mining industry, including as President of the Chamber of Mines of South Africa, President and CEO of Teal Exploration & Mining and as Executive Chair of Anglovaal Mining and Avgold. Mr Menell also currently serves as a Director of Sibanye Gold, Weir Group Plc and Rockwell Diamonds Inc and is a Senior Advisor to Credit Suisse. He is also a director of a number of unlisted companies and non-profit organisations.

Cheryl Carolus, Chairperson of Gold Fields, welcomed the appointment of Mr Menell. “Rick has a vast amount of experience in the global mining industry and a particular strong knowledge of the South African mining sector. This will benefit Gold Fields as it continues to create value for its shareholders and other stakeholders.”

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