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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Nicholas (Nick) Holland (50)   Glenn Baldwin (37)   Italia Boninelli (53)
Nicholas (Nick) Holland (50)   Glenn Baldwin (37)   Italia Boninelli (53)
         
Chief Executive Officer   Executive Vice President: Head of Australasia Region   Senior Vice President: Head of Human
Resources
         

BComm, BAcc, Witwatersrand, CA(SA)

Mr Holland has been an Executive Director of Gold Fields since 14 April 1998 and became Chief Executive Officer on 1 May 2008. He served as Executive Director of Finance from April 1998. On 15 April 2002, his title changed to Chief Financial Officer until 30 April 2008. Prior to joining Gold Fields, he was Financial Director and Senior Manager of Corporate Finance of Gencor Limited. He is also an Alternate Director of Rand Refinery Limited.

 

BEng (Hons) Mining

Mr Baldwin was appointed Executive Vice President: Head of Australasia on 1 May 2009. Prior to his appointment at Gold Fields in 2007, Mr Baldwin was the Chief Operating Officer at Ivanhoe Nickel & Platinum Limited. After finishing his degree, Mr Baldwin spent seven years in Australia developing his mining skills. Coming to South Africa, he further developed his technical and operational skills in various roles within the Anglo American Group and thereafter as the Vice President Operations for Southern Platinum Limited.

 

MA, Witwatersrand, PDLR, Unisa SBL

Mrs Boninelli was appointed to the position of Senior Vice President: Human Resources of Gold Fields on 8 January 2007. She is also the Chairperson of the Gold Fields Leadership Business Academy. Prior to that, she was Group Human Resources Director of Netcare, the largest private healthcare organisation in South Africa. She previously held senior human resources, marketing and communications positions in Standard Bank and Sappi.

         
Jan Willem (Willie) Jacobsz (48)   Juan Luis (Juancho) Kruger (39)   Tommy McKeith (45)
Jan Willem (Willie) Jacobsz (48)   Juan Luis (Juancho) Kruger (39)   Tommy McKeith (45)
         
Senior Vice President: Head of Investor
Relations and Corporate Affairs
 

Executive Vice President: Head of South
America Region

  Executive Vice President: Head of
Exploration and Business Development
         
BA, University of Johannesburg (previously Rand Afrikaans University)   Bachelor degree in Business and Finance; Masters Degree in Business Administration   BSc Hons (Geology), GDE (Mining), MBA,
University of the Witwatersrand
         
Mr Jacobsz joined the Gold Fields executive committee in June 2002 as Head of Investor Relations, Corporate Affairs and Sustainable Development, the latter of which he relinquished in December 2007. He joined the Group in 1989 as head of the Gold Fields Foundation and has subsequently held various positions in the fields of transformation, corporate affairs, investor relations and sustainable development.  

Mr Kruger was appointed as Executive Vice President: Head of South America Region on 1 August 2009. He has over fifteen years of broad experience in corporate finance, strategic planning and general management in the mining, consumer goods, airline, telecommunications and financial services industries in South America. Mr Kruger joined Gold Fields in October 2007 as Senior Vice President and Country Manager for the Peruvian operations, and led the start up team at Cerro Corona. As of April 2008, he assumed responsibilities for the South America Region. Prior to joining the company he held senior management positions for LAN Airlines, Glencore, McKinsey & Co, Telefonica and Procter & Gamble in South America.

  Mr McKeith was appointed to the position of Executive Vice President: Head of Exploration and Business Development on 1 October 2007. Prior to this appointment Mr McKeith was the Chief Executive Officer of Troy Resources NL, an Australian junior gold producer. Before joining Troy, he worked for over 15 years with Gold Fields and its predecessors in various mine geology, exploration and business development positions. These included Regional Manager Australasia and Vice President Business Development, based in Denver.
         
Vishnu Pillay (52)   James (Jimmy) Dowsley (51)   Cain Farrel (59)
Vishnu Pillay (52)   James (Jimmy) Dowsley (51)   Cain Farrel (59)
         
Executive Vice President: Head of South
Africa Region
  Senior Vice President: Head of Corporate
Development
  Corporate Secretary
         
BSc, MSc at Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujurat, India   BSc (Mining Engineering), Witwatersrand   FCIS, MBA, Southern Cross University,
Australia
         
Mr Pillay was appointed Executive Vice President: Head of South Africa Region from 1 May 2008. He was formerly Vice President and Head of Operations at Driefontein Gold Mine. Apart from a brief period with the CSIR where he held the positions of Executive Director: CSIR Mining Technology and Group Executive: Institutional Planning and Operations. He has had 23 years of service with Gold Fields at various operations and the technical division.   Mr Dowsley was appointed as Senior Vice President: Head of Corporate Development on 15 April 2002. Prior to this appointment, Mr Dowsley was General Manager of Corporate Development. He also served as General Manager of New Business and as Manager of the Mineral Economics Division of Gold Fields of South Africa Limited.   Mr Farrel was appointed Corporate Secretary on 1 May 2003. Mr Farrel is Past-President and a Director of the Southern African Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Previously, Mr Farrel served as Senior Divisional Secretary of Anglo American Corporation of South Africa.
         
Michael Fleischer (48)   Paul Schmidt (42)   Peter Turner (52)
Michael Fleischer (48)   Paul Schmidt (42)   Peter Turner (52)
         
General Counsel   Chief Financial Officer   Executive Vice President: Head of West Africa Region
         

Bachelor Procurationis, University of the Witwatersrand. Admitted as attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 1991; Advanced Taxation Certificate, University of South Africa

Mr Fleischer was appointed General Counsel with effect from 1 November 2006. Prior to his appointment, Mr Fleischer was a partner in the corporate services department at Webber Wentzel, a major law firm in South Africa, and has extensive experience in advising on mergers and acquisitions transactions in South Africa and worldwide (where transactions involve a South African element). Mr Fleischer has a wide range of experience in mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, mining law and stock exchange requirements. While in practice he was ranked as one of South Africa’s leading commercial lawyers by Chambers Global (the world’s leading lawyers for business).

 

BComm, Witwatersrand; BCompt (Hons),
Unisa; CA(SA)

Mr Schmidt was appointed Chief Financial Officer on 1 January 2009. Prior to this appointment, Mr Schmidt was Financial Controller for the Group. He has more than thirteen years’ experience in the mining industry.

 

NHD Vaal Triangle Technikon SA, Mechanical Engineering; South African Mine Manager Certificate of Competency (Metalliferous Mining)

Mr Turner was appointed as Executive Vice President: Head of West Africa Region effective on 1 August 2009. Mr Turner has more than 34 years of experience in the mining industry. He moved to Ghana in 2008 when he was appointed Vice President of Operations and before that he headed up the Kloof Gold Mine in South Africa. Prior to joining Gold Fields in 2005, he was the General Manager, East and West Africa Region for AngloGold Ashanti where he spent the majority of his career. He progressed through the ranks, starting as an engineering trainee at Vaal Reefs in 1975, later spending time in various managerial positions at numerous gold mining operations.

         
Ben Zikmundovsky (59)        
Ben Zikmundovsky (59)        
         
Executive Vice President: Head of International Capital Projects and International Technical Services        
         
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering; Diploma in Business Management        
         
Mr Zikmundovsky was appointed as Executive Vice President: Head of International Capital Projects and International Technical Services on 1 August 2009. Mr Zikmundovsky has over 30 years’ experience in the development of companies, operations and projects in the mining, mineral processing, construction and equipment industries on the African continent, in South America, the former Soviet Union countries, the Middle East and in Europe. He started his career in 1973 as a project design engineer for Roberts Union Corporation (RUC) in South Africa, and has since worked in various capacities.